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"The Constitutional History of England from 1760 to 1860," written by Charles Duke Yonge, provides an in-depth study of the transformative time in English history that lasted from George III's reign to the mid-nineteenth century. Yonge dives into the political, legal, and social shifts that affected the evolution of the English constitutional system during this critical period. Yonge's research carefully analyzes power transitions, delving into a complicated interplay between the monarchy, Parliament, and the newly formed forces of democracy. The book sheds light on significant occurrences…mehr

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"The Constitutional History of England from 1760 to 1860," written by Charles Duke Yonge, provides an in-depth study of the transformative time in English history that lasted from George III's reign to the mid-nineteenth century. Yonge dives into the political, legal, and social shifts that affected the evolution of the English constitutional system during this critical period. Yonge's research carefully analyzes power transitions, delving into a complicated interplay between the monarchy, Parliament, and the newly formed forces of democracy. The book sheds light on significant occurrences which includes the American Revolution, the French Revolutionary War, and the Industrial Revolution, demonstrating their tremendous impact on the constitutional landscape. Yonge highlights significant milestones in the struggle for individual rights and representation, such as the growth of suffrage, parliamentary reforms, and the fight for religious and civil liberties, through analytical analysis and historical narrative. The following scholarly study addresses the issues faced by cultural changes, growth in the economy, and geopolitical movements as well as the establishment of constitutional monarchy and the formation of a contemporary parliamentary system.
Autorenporträt
Charles Duke Yonge wrote various works of modern history and translated a number of classics. George Edward Yonge was his younger brother. On November 30, 1812, Charles Duke Yonge was born in Eton, Berkshire. On December 25, 1812, he was christened. On the 4th of December 1811, his parents married. On his father's side, his grandparents were Duke Yonge and Catherine Crawley, and on his mother's side, Joseph Lord and Corbetta Owen of Pembroke South Wales. He attended Eton College for his education. Between 1831 and 1833, he was a foundation scholar at King's College, Cambridge, at the age of eighteen. On May 17, 1834, he enrolled in St. Mary's Hall in Oxford, which was a dependency of and ultimately incorporated into Oriel College. In December 1834, he received a first-class honours B.A. in Classics. He received his M.A. from Keble College in 1874.