This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1877. Excerpt: ... PERCY CLINTON, SIXTH VISCOUNT STRANGFORD. In London Lodginga--Translation of Camoens--Intimacy with Thomas Moore--Is appointed Secretary of Legation at Lisbon--Duel between Moere and Jeffrey--Important Negotiations--Mr. Henry Brougham--Removal of the Court of Lisbon to Brazil--Is promoted to Rio de Janeiro--Recalled--Appointed to Stockholm--Successful Diplomacy--la appointed Ambassador at Constantinople---His Marriage--Lady Strangford's Journal--A Dinner with Bernadotte--Letter from Moore--Life at Pera--The Eastern Question--The Greek Insurrection--Mutual Atrocities--Death of Lord Londonderry--The Congress of Verona--Conversation with the Emperor Alexander--Mr. Canning--A Turkish Miracle--Ionian Subjects--Appointment to St. Petersburg--Elevation to the House of Lords--Educational Projects--Letters from Lady Hester Stanhope--The Countess of Jersey and Earl Stanhope--Baron Penshurst--Political Opinions--At St. Petersburg--Sir Charles Bagot--Russian Duplicity--Count Nesselrode--A Russian Trap--Severe Reprimand--Death of the Emperor Alexander--The Grand Duke Constantino--Widespread Conspiracy--The Emperor Nicholas--A Diplomatic Ruse--The Duke of Wellington--Lord Cochrane--Subsidy of the Press--The Holy Alliance--Death of Lady Strangf ord--Return to England--Lord Clanwilliam--Mr. Thomas Hughes--The Foreign Secretaryship--Extraordinary Embassy to the Brazils--Failure of the Mission--Retires from Diplomacy--The Duke of Wellington--The Duke of Cumberland on Reform--Letters from the Marquis of Londonderry--The King of Hanover--Lord Brougham--Mr. Wilson Croker--Prince Metternich--A Retrospect. Percy Smythe had barely attained his majority when A.d. he succeeded to that "heritage of woe," not only the To lordship of himself, but a peerage without the means to l' sup...
|Book:||Lives of the Lords Strangford; With Their Ancestors and Contemporaries Through Ten Generations|
|Author:||Edward Barrington de Fonblanque|
|Publisher:||General Books LLC|
|Number of Pages:||80|
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