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The Aristocrat Class aka MP’s

The Aristocrat Class aka MP’s

   Let me outline the Spencer family line for your contemplation. Why have I chosen the Spencer family: because John Charles Spencer was Lord Althorp aka the 3rd Earl Spencer who was the Chancellor of the Exchequer from 1830 to 1834, leader of the House of Commons and who supported the Bill proposed by the […]

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The Parliamentary debate 1833 on the COMPENSATION Fund

The Parliamentary debate 1833 on the COMPENSATION Fund

Here are the actual extracts from some of  the speeches in Parliament before the Slavery Abolition Act 1833 was passed, with politicians demanding to know how the £20million compensation fund was going to be raised (£20million was equivalent 40% of the annual government expenditure at that time). To give you some perspective as to the […]

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