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radical Whigs, John Trenchard and Thomas Gordon

libertarian Loyalists to the new House of Hanover

by Marie P. McMahon

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Published by University Press of America in Lanham .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain
    • Subjects:
    • Trenchard, John, 1662-1723.,
    • Trenchard, John, 1662-1723.,
    • Gordon, Thomas, d. 1750.,
    • Hanover, House of.,
    • Whig Party (Great Britain) -- History -- 18th century.,
    • Church and state -- Great Britain -- History -- 18th century.,
    • Church and state -- Great Britain -- History -- 17th century.,
    • Libertarianism -- Great Britain -- History -- 18th century.,
    • Radicalism -- Great Britain -- History -- 18th century.,
    • Liberty.,
    • Great Britain -- Politics and government -- 1714-1727.,
    • Great Britain -- Politics and government -- 1660-1714.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      StatementMarie P. McMahon.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDA499 .M38 1989
      The Physical Object
      Paginationvii, 217 p. ;
      Number of Pages217
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2201007M
      ISBN 100819176273
      LC Control Number89022642


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