David Lloyd George
By BRADLEY TOLPPANEN
Of all those appointed to his cabinet in May 1940, Prime Minister Winston Churchill had known Leo Amery the longest—back to when they were schoolboys. Despite the longevity of their relationship, they were never very close. Rather, as Robert Rhodes James wrote, “there was always a deﬁnite restraint, a lack of warmth, a noticeable caution and reserve” between them. Nevertheless, Amery played a notable part in ensuring Churchill’s premiership.
Tags: Anschluss, Appeasement, Balfour Declaration, Bradley Tolppanen, David Lloyd George, Edward Heath, Harold Macmillan, Hitler, Indian Army, Julian Amery, Leopold Amery, Munich Agreement, Neville Chamberlain, Winston S. Churchill,
By GORDON J. BARCLAY
Tanks never appeared at the famous Glasgow riot; troops killed or injured no one, and Churchill’s was a leading voice of moderation among British ministers.
Tags: Alistair Mackenzie, Andrew Bonar Law, David Kirkwood, David Lloyd George, Emmanuel Shinwell, Eric Geddes, George Square, Glasgow, Gordon J. Barclay, Robert Munro, William Robertson, Winston S. Churchill,
By ANDREW ROBERTS
Sharing Churchill’s appreciation of the wisdom of Edmund Burke, Andrew Roberts compares the two great figures, and wonders what they’d make of Brexit.
Tags: "history of the english-speaking peoples", "reflections on the revolution in france", Andrew Roberts, brexit, David Lloyd George, edmund burke, george washington, irish republic, northern ireland, Stanley Baldwin, the new criterion, william pitt the elder, Winston S. Churchill, woodrow wilson,
By CONNOR DANIELS
The Agadir Crisis of 1911 awakened Winston Churchill to the possibility of war with Germany and led to him being appointed to the Admiralty.
Tags: Admiralty, Agadir Crisis, Cameroons, David Lloyd George, Edward Henry, H.H. Asquith, Morocco, Reginald McKenna, Sir Edward Grey, Sir Henry Wilson, The Great War, Winston Churchill, World War I,
By RICHARD M. LANGWORTH
The Liberal Party's enlightened ideas on taxation and liberty were understood by Churchill, Hill writes: but not, unfortunately, by many of his colleagues.
Tags: Andrew MacLaren, Anne-Robert Turgot, Charles Trevelyan, David Lloyd George, Henry Campbell Bannerman, Henry George, Herbert Asquith, John Morley, Malcolm Hill, Minimum Standard, New Deal, Parliament Act 1911, The People’s Rights, Winston S. Churchill,