Charles James Fox

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Noun1.Charles James Fox - English statesman who supported American independence and the French Revolution (1749-1806)Charles James Fox - English statesman who supported American independence and the French Revolution (1749-1806)
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Minton >model Earl Characters include William IV, Sir Walter Scott, John Wesley, William Wilberforce, Sir Robert Peel, the Duke of Wellington, Charles James Fox, William Pitt, and Prince Albert.
A careful analysis of the politically pointed style of The Englishman (jointly edited by Sheridan and Charles James Fox between March-June 1779) makes for especially compelling reading.
The other was the unscrupulous but nimble Charles James Fox, nominally part of the proto-Whig party that Burke belonged to--but willing to make deals and adjust his scruples, when he could tear himself away from the card table and horse racing.
While the first volume contains an abridged verbatim report of debates in both the House of Commons and House of Lords on a Resolution to abolish the African Slave Trade introduced by Britain's first ever foreign secretary (or secretary of state) Charles James Fox, the second volume is an abstract of the evidence given before a House of Commons Select Committee by both pro- and anti-abolition campaigners of the time.
Few relatively informed readers can be unaware of the historic rivalries enacted on the political stage by William Pitt the Younger and Charles James Fox (a case, as Mr Campbell notes, of the enmities of the fathers being revisited on the sons) or of the dislike entertained between Gladstone and Disraeli (which, as Roland Quinault has argued in an article which John Campbell has not used, is in serious danger of being overestimated), Edward Heath and Margaret Thatcher or Tony Blair and Gordon Brown.
AT THE time of another great and more tangible revolution in France in 1789, the great orator Charles James Fox greeted the fall of the Bastille with the words: "How much the greatest event that ever happened in the world and how much the best
So too has the statue of MP Charles James Fox, in Bloomsbury Square, London, who introduced the resolution on the abolition of slavery passed by Parliament in 1806.
He had turned the tables on his lifelong rival Charles James Fox back in 1788 over the question of the powers of the Prince of Wales's regency, rightly prophesying to friends: "I'll unwhig him for the rest of his life.