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Lord George Germain

A. Valentine

Lord George Germain

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Published by Clarendon Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Germain, G. 1st Viscount Sackville.

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    Statementby A. Valentine.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20224186M


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Lord George Germain book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Lord George Germain Hardcover – January 1, by Alan Valentine (Author) See all 2 formats and editions Hide other formats and editionsCited by: 2. The Lord George of Minden and the American Revolution cannot even be held to a consistent name, for he had three legal identities.

To many of his contemporaries Lord George Germain was as stupid as Lord George Sackville had been brilliant, and Viscount Sackville's reputed. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.

George Germain, 1st Viscount Sackville, was a British soldier, politician, and Secretary of State for the American Colonies during the Revolutionary War.

The third son of Lionel Cranfield Sackville, 1st Duke of Dorset, he was born in George E Germain - BillionGraves Record Directed by Michael Landon.

Germain, by Iona Miller. Although she has been back for short visits to see her grandfather who had raised her, she no longer felt comfortable in the town she once called home, or safe.

George Germain is the author of Successence / It is told as a tale of English leaders--political (George III, Lord North, Lord Germain, the Earl of Sandwich), army (Generals Howe, Burgoyne, Clinton, and Cornwallis), and navy (Admirals Lord George Germain book and Rodney) One narrative of the success of the Revolutionary War is poor leadership by the British/5.

The Lord George Sackville Germain papers (6 linear feet) contain the political and military correspondence of Germain, British military officer and secretary of state for. Lord George Germain (also occasionally spelled Germaine) recovered sufficiently from a major military scandal in the s to become Secretary of State for the Colonies inwhich made him principally responsible for conducting the War for Independence.

Lord George Germain [VALENTINE, Alan] Lord George Germain book *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Lord George Germain. Lord George Germain who became Viscount Sackville () was British Secretary of State during the American Revolution. He gained wide noteriety when court marshalled for cowardice while a British general serving under Prince Ferdinand at the Battle of Minden in.

Lord George Germain by Valentine, Alan Chester, Publication date Topics Sackville, George Germain, Viscount, Publisher Oxford [Eng.] Clarendon Press Collection Internet Archive Books. Uploaded by stationcebu on Ap SIMILAR ITEMS (based on metadata) Pages: Lord George Germain.

As Secretary of State for America, Lord George Germain directed the British war effort providing strategy and direction to the British military leaders serving in America. After the disasterous British loss at Yorktown, the Lord North goverment fell and Germain was replaced.

Print shows Lord George Sackville-Germain, 1st viscount, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing right, in oval medallion suspended by ribbon from pin, with draped ribbon forming border across Lord George Germain book and sides.

Engravings Periodical illustrations Portrait prints - Title from item. Genre/Form: Sackville, George G: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Valentine, Alan Chester, Lord George Germain.

Oxford [Eng.] Clarendon Press, Lord George Germaine Summary Print shows Lord George Sackville-Germain, 1st viscount, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing right, in oval medallion suspended by ribbon from pin, with draped ribbon forming border across top and sides.

Created / Published [] Apr. Subject Headings. Those who know the name of Lord George Germain, called Lord George Sackville untilwhen he inherited the estate of Drayton from Lady Betty Germain, and created Viscount Sackville inare as a rule content to think of him as the man who ran away at the, battle of Minden inand who helped to lose the American colonies.

Brant to Lord George Germaine by Joseph Brant. America: I. Vol. VIII. Bryan, William Jennings, ed. The World's Famous Orations. One of the most prominent members on Lord Frederick North’s cabinet, George Germain, 1st Viscount Sackville held the position of Secretary of State for the Colonies throughout the Revolutionary War, and so shared a heavy amount of blame for Britain’s ultimate defeat.

George Washington is the hub of Shorto’s book, the figure with whom almost everyone else directly connects. Cornplanter sought his help for the Author: Lynne Cheney.

George Germain, 1st Viscount Sackville: | | | ||The Right Honourable||| |The Viscount Sackville|| World Heritage Encyclopedia, the aggregation of the largest.

Lord George Germaine. Names McArdell, James (ca. ) (Engraver) Reynolds, Joshua, Sir () (Artist) Collection. Emmet Collection of Manuscripts Etc. Relating to American History. The pictorial field-book of the Revolution.

Volume 2 (Chapters ). Dates / Origin Date Issued: - Library locations. Lord George Germain. By Alan Valentine. (Oxford: Clarendon Press, Pp.

vii, Illustrations, appendixes, bibliography, index. $) This book, purported to be the first full length biography of the British secretary of state for the American Department during the War of Independence, deals for the most part with political and military.

Lord George Germain, the Secretary of State for the colonies, had not spoken to Howe's brother, the admiral, for seventeen years. (Germain was the same man who, as Lord Sackville, had been pronounced "unfit to serve his majesty in any military capacity whatsoever" as a result of misconduct in the Seven Years' War, but who was now deemed capable Brand: Holt, Henry & Company, Inc.

Books eBook - FREE. Get this book in print of the Right Honourable Lord George Sackville, at a Court-martial Held at the Horse-Guards, Februfor an Enquiry Into His Conduct, Being Charged with Disobedience of Orders, While He Commanded the British Horse in Germany.

Together with His Lordship's Defence. George Germain Sackville. With an Appendix, Containing Copies And Extracts of Those Parts of His Correspondence With Lord George Germain, Earl Cornwallis, Rear Admiral Graves, &c.

Which Are Referred to Therein. London: Printed for J. Debrett, BOOK REVIEWS The American Secretary: The Colonial Policy of Lord George Germain, By GERALD SAXON BROWN.

(Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press,x, p. Bibliography, index. $) Though unusually kind to Germain, Brown disavows any attempt to "rehabilitate" him. This careful analysis of documents tersely describesAuthor: Wallace Evan Davies. The British architect of the war strategy, Lord George Germain, believed Britain would gain the upper hand with the support of Loyalists, slaves, and Indian allies in the South, and indeed, this southern strategy initially achieved great success.

A detailed narrative of the war that secured the American Revolution. on a single representative figure like George Washington or Lord George Germain (the. He said by concentrating on such figures as Gen. John Burgoyne, Lord George Germain, Sir Henry Clinton and Lord Charles Cornwallis, he was able to bring the personalities to the forefront and describe the British point of view.

“I tell the tale on a timeline, and the stories are interlinked,” he said. “It keeps the perspective on the British. Letter to Lord George Germain Names Emmet, Thomas Addis, (Collector) Sackville, George Germain, Viscount, (Recipient) Leslie, Alexander, ca.

(Creator) Collection. Thomas Addis Emmet collection. Series XXVII. Gen. Leslie's Letter Book. Dates / Origin Place: Charles Town, S.C. Date Created: Library locations. Tag: Lord George Germain The Long Stressful July of By the summer ofthe Revolutionary War had inflicted stress on the colonists, the Continental Army, the British, and the governmental bodies of America, Canada, and Britain.

Lack of everything on both sides of the conflict—food, fodder, clothing, money, troops, horses, confidence. Our very own book and character directory. Use the tabs below to explore Trollope's books and characters and the relationships between them.

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Shoemaker, et al, eds. By Alan C. Valentine,Published on 01/01/ Recommended Citation. Valentine, Alan C.,"Lord George Germain" ().Cited by: 2. With a much more intimate biographical knowledge of these principal actors—including George III; generals Cornwallis and Clinton; Lord North; and the secretary of state for America, Lord George Germain—O’Shaughnessy seeks to reconstruct the perspective of the British war effort, which is, he contends, “essential for making the war.

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Stay safe and healthy. Please practice hand-washing and social distancing, and check out our resources for adapting to these times. William Howe, 5th Viscount Howe, KB, PC (10 August – 12 July ) was a British Army officer who rose to become Commander-in-Chief of British land forces in the Colonies during the American War of was one of three brothers who had distinguished military careers.

In historiography of the American war he is usually referred to as Sir William Howe to distinguish his Political party: Whig. LORD GEORGE GERMAIN by Alan Valentine, hardcover, Oxford at the Clarendon Press,pgs. No dust jacket. Clean Rating: % positive.

When the novel begins, the current Marquis, fortyish and unmarried, has been residing in Italy for some years, and is estranged from his family: his mother, the Dowager; his four sisters, three of whom are unmarried; and his youngest sibling and only brother, Lord George Germain.

Lord George is young and good-looking (if somewhat serious), but. George III remains popular in England despite the war.

And yet many of the English newspapers characterize his military action in the war as being “unnecessary” and “unjust.” George sends William Howe to command the British troops in America. Around the same time, Lord North, a prominent MP, arranges for German princes to hire mercenary troops to be sent to America.

Germain then returned to his office in Whitehall, where he found additional confirmation of Cornwallis’s defeat at Yorktown in a French account. As a supporter of the government and a member of Parliament, the memoirist Nathaniel Wraxall attended a dinner party with nine other guests that evening at Lord George Germain’s home in Pall Mall.‘A reply to Sir Henry Clinton’s Narrative: Wherein his numerous errors are pointed out, and the conduct of Lord Cornwallis fully vindicated from all aspersion: including the whole of the public and secret correspondence, between Lord George Germain, Sir Henry Clinton, and his lordship ; as also intercepted letters from General Washington’.