This episode on the Tories & the Battle for Catholic Emancipation continue our breakdown of the complex political system in the 1820’s & 1830’s to show you how it all fits together. If you want to know about the reasons why the British struggled with Catholics, and why the Tories always seemed to be fighting against reform, then this is the episode for you.
This episode covers
The state of politics in 1820-1830
The definitions of a political party
Famous figures of the Tory old guard
The death of Castlereagh and the rise of the Duke of Wellington
The problem of Catholics & the Crown
Our old frenemy the Prince Regent/George IV makes a cameo
The battle over the Catholic Emancipation
The personal impact on the Young Victoria.
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