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‘Christianity personified’: Perceval and Pittism

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Pittite politics between the premierships of Pitt and Liverpool has been overshadowed by those long eras of government and by the concurrent Napoleonic Wars. This has particularly caused the neglect of one leading Pittite, the prime minister Spencer Perceval, which is especially surprising given recent scholarly interest in the role of religion in politics and in conservative ideas. He is known either as the 'assassinated Prime Minister', or stereotyped as the 'Evangelical Prime Minister'...

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University of Oxford
Oxford college:
St Anne's College
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University of Oxford
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Balliol College
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University of Oxford
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Somerville College
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Queens' College, University of Cambridge
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DPhil
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Doctoral
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University of Oxford

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