Robert Walpole


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Robert Walpole Englishman and Whig statesman who (under George I) was effectively the first British prime minister (1676-1745)
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In literature:

Walpole, Sir Robert, 31.
"The War of Independence" by John Fiske
This involved a long correspondence between Sir Robert Walpole and Waldegrave on the subject.
"Memoirs of the Jacobites of 1715 and 1745" by Mrs. Thomson
Sir Robert Walpole accepted this house from George II.
"Westminster" by Sir Walter Besant
At the memorable change of the ministry, 1710, he was made secretary at war, in the place of Mr. Robert Walpole.
"The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D. in Nine Volumes" by Samuel Johnson
The bill however was strenuously opposed by Robert Walpole.
"History of the English People, Volume VII (of 8)" by John Richard Green
Sir Robert Walpole, whose land adjoined, bought some of the grounds to add to his own.
"Chelsea" by G. E. (Geraldine Edith) Mitton
The first lord was educated by Sir Robert Walpole.
"Critical and Historical Essays, Volume III (of 3)" by Thomas Babington Macaulay
Another portrait of Howard belongs to the Duke of Norfolk, having been presented to his ancestor by Sir Robert Walpole.
"Six Centuries of Painting" by Randall Davies
Walpole, Sir Robert, 6, 8, 21, 41, 79.
"The Age of Pope" by John Dennis
His lordship was the nephew of the famous Sir Robert Walpole, afterwards Earl of Orford.
"Norfolk Annals A Chronological Record of Remarkable Events in the Nineteeth Century, Vol. 1" by Charles Mackie