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Walpole

John Morley (1838-1923)

1. Early Years and First Stages of Public Life
2. The Last Four Years of Queen Anne
3. The New Reign--Whig Schism
4. Rise to Power--Bolingbroke
5. The Court
6. Characteristics
7. The Cabinet: Part 1
8. The Cabinet: Part 2
9. Fiscal Policy
10. Domestic Affairs
11. Foreign Policy
12. Walpole's Fall: Part 1
13. Walpole's Fall: Part 2

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Summary

Robert Walpole, 1st Duke of Orford (1676-1745), is generally regarded as the first prime minister of Great Britain. This is a short biography of this important and controversial statesman by the British historian and anti-imperialist, John Morley (1838-1923).