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Robert Walpole, 1740  (w.s. Jean-Baptiste van Loo) (1684-1745) Houghton Hall, Norfolk, UK

Robert Walpole, 1740 (w.s. Jean-Baptiste van Loo) (1684-1745) Houghton Hall, Norfolk, UK

Sir Robert Walpole, a statesman who served during the reigns of George I and George II, is generally regarded as the first British Prime Minister.  http://www.janegodmanauthor.com/

Sir Robert Walpole, a statesman who served during the reigns of George I and George II, is generally regarded as the first British Prime Minister. http://www.janegodmanauthor.com/

Strawberry Hill England's most elegant and eccentric Gothic houses. 268 Waldegrave Road, Twickenham, TW1 4ST

Strawberry Hill England's most elegant and eccentric Gothic houses. 268 Waldegrave Road, Twickenham, TW1 4ST

Robert Walpole effectively became the first Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Great Britain, on 15 May 1730. (3)

Robert Walpole effectively became the first Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Great Britain, on 15 May 1730. (3)

Robert Walpole effectively became the first Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Great Britain, on 15 May 1730. (1)

Robert Walpole effectively became the first Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Great Britain, on 15 May 1730. (1)

For over 30 years Horace Walpole assembled what was the first collection of stained glass in Britain – English medieval and Tudor pieces, 16th and 17th century roundels from the Low Countries...

For over 30 years Horace Walpole assembled what was the first collection of stained glass in Britain – English medieval and Tudor pieces, 16th and 17th century roundels from the Low Countries...

Declamation of democracy How did England become a democracy?  In 1721 Britain became a full constitutional monarchy under George I when a single parliamentarian (Robert Walpole) became head of government in the office of First Lord of the Treasury which later became known as Prime Minister. By this time Britain had the largest and most powerful Empire in history and the British people were the freest in the world.  Finally the democracy came in 1918 with the Representation of the People…

Declamation of democracy How did England become a democracy? In 1721 Britain became a full constitutional monarchy under George I when a single parliamentarian (Robert Walpole) became head of government in the office of First Lord of the Treasury which later became known as Prime Minister. By this time Britain had the largest and most powerful Empire in history and the British people were the freest in the world. Finally the democracy came in 1918 with the Representation of the People…

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