George Canning

Standard Name: Canning, George


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Family and Intimate relationships Harriette Wilson
Those of HW 's former lovers who paid to have the passages about them removed from her Memoirs are naturally less well documented than the others. They included future Tory Prime Minister George Canning .
Wilson, Frances. The Courtesan’s Revenge. Faber.
Friends, Associates Marguerite Gardiner, Countess of Blessington
They included public men like George Canning , John Philpot Curran , and Lord Erskine , and writers and theatre people like John Philip Kemble , George Colman the younger, dramatist and examiner of plays...
Textual Production Alethea Lewis
AL chose a different publisher, Mawman , for her next novel, The Microcosm, in five volumes, again issued by subscription, as by the author of Vicissitudes in Genteel Life.
The same title had...


By October 1778: An anonymous two-volume epistolary novel,...

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By October 1778

An anonymous two-volume epistolarynovel, The Offspring of Fancy, was written and published by Mary Ann Canning , a widow and former actress engaged in a liaison with actor Samuel Reddish .

9 July 1798: George Canning, writing in the Anti-Jacobin,...

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9 July 1798

George Canning , writing in the Anti-Jacobin, lambasted sensibility as a literary mode stemming from France, from Rousseau , and from diseased fancy, effeminacy, and self-obsession.

21 September 1809: The political rivals Canning of the British...

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21 September 1809

The political rivals Canning of the British Foreign Office and Castlereagh , who was about to be removed from the War Office , fought a dawn duel on Putney Heath south of London.

10 April 1827: George Canning, a Tory, became Prime Minister...

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10 April 1827

George Canning , a Tory, became Prime Minister after Lord Liverpool had a stroke.

31 August 1827: Frederick Robinson, a Tory, formed a coalition...

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31 August 1827

Frederick Robinson , a Tory, formed a coalition government after the death of George Canning .


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