It has often been a matter of great regret to me that, in all the years that I have been married and from circumstances have been living so much among the leading men of the day, it had never occurred …
Dr Stephen Lee
Stephen Lee is a deputy headteacher at Torquay Boys’ Grammar School.
He took his undergraduate degree at the University of Edinburgh before moving to the University of Manchester to complete his doctorate.
His book George Canning and Liberal Toryism, 1801-1827 was awarded the Royal Historical Society’s Whitfield Prize in 2008. He has also published a number of articles and book reviews.
His research interests lie in the party politics of the late Hanoverian period and particularly in the role that political ideas play in legitimating political action.
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