British History 2:
From the French Revolution to World War II
Topic: "Majesties and Royal Highnesses"

by Laura Cenicola & Mareike Aumann

Glossary: Sheridan

Richard Brinsley Sheridan (30 October 1751 - 7 July 1816) was an Irish playwright and Whig politician, entering parliament in 1780 as the member for Stafford, under the sponsorship of Georgiana, Duchess of Devonshire. A great public speaker, he remained in parliament until 1812, and was a leading figure in the party.

 

Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Richard_Brinsley_Sheridan


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