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FB-10462-70

Frederick E. Laurenzo
University of Mississippi, Main Campus (University, MS 38677-1848)

The Political Career of Robert Harley, 1689-1710

Political biography of Robert Harley from 1689-1710, when he held offices as Speaker of the House of Commons and Secretary of State. Harley occupied the middle ground between Whig and Tory extremes, becoming the chief architect of parlimentary majorities in his time. His life is a valuable study in the acquisition of power and the manipulation of men.

Project fields:
History, General

Program:
Fellowships for College Teachers and Independent Scholars

Division:
Research Programs

Total amounts:
$9,500 (approved)
$9,500 (awarded)

Grant period:
9/1/1970 – 5/31/1971