Sir Francis Burdett
Sir Francis Burdett

Sir Francis Burdett

c. 1810 England

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Sir Francis Burdett, brass snuff box, circa 1810, M & P. bare head bust of Burdett profile right, SIR FRANCIS BURDETT, rev. a oak wreath, THE MAN/ WHO / DARE BE HONEST/ IN / THE WORST/ OF TIMES, 55 25 mm, with Greek key pattern sides. Good very fine.

Sir Francis Burdett, ( 1770 - 1844), radical politician.MP. for Boroughbridge 1796, MP. for Westminster 1807 to 1837. Imprisoned in the Tower of London on political charges in 1810 and again in 1820. After the Reform Bill he became far more conservative and became the M.P. for North Wlltshire in 1837, which he retained until his death.
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