LIVERPOOL, EARL OF, ROBERT JENKINSON


LIVERPOOL, EARL OF, ROBERT JENKINSON
   English statesman, educated at Oxford; entered Parliament 1791, and as Foreign Secretary negotiated the peace of Amiens in 1802; becoming Lord Hawkesbury in 1803, he became Home Secretary under Pitt, and succeeding to the earldom in 1808; was War Secretary under Perceval in 1800, Premier from 1812 to 1827; he liberalised the tariff and maintained a sound finance, uniting and holding together the Tory party at a critical period (1770-1828).

The Nuttall Encyclopaedia. . 1907.

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