Reference Entry

Brougham, Henry Peter, first Baron Brougham and Vaux (1778-1868), lord chancellor

Michael Lobban

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/3581

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Early years at the bar | The journalist making his name | The politician in search of a seat, 1804-1810 | The member for Camelford, 1810-1812 | In search of a seat once more, 1812-1815 | Return to the Commons | The queen's attorney-general | Marriage and family life | Reforming education | Seeking political power, 1827-1830 | In government, 1830-1834 | Reforming the law | Into the political wilderness, 1835-1841 | On the edge of the woolsack, 1841-1846 | A liberal reformer, 1844-1860 | Retrospect

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Subjects: biography ; history

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