Henry Fox

(1705—1774) politician

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Fox entered Parliament in 1735 and quickly found favour with Walpole. Walpole's successor Henry Pelham also regarded Fox highly and had him appointed secretary at war in 1746. Fox ...

Subjects: British History.

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