Reference Entry

Lambton, John George [nicknamed Radical Jack], first earl of Durham (1792-1840), politician

Ged Martin

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI:


Family, wealth, and health | Education, marriage, and sport | Early radical politics | Office and parliamentary reform | Family disasters | Resignation and earldom | Ambassador to Russia, 1835-1837 | Canada and 'the Durham report', 1837-1838 | Death and reputation

Reference Entry.  3209 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: biography ; history

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