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William Pitt the Elder

Olwen Hedley visits Windsor Castle; neglected by the first two Hanoverian monarchs, it became a favoured residence of George III and Queen Charlotte.

J.H. Plumb profiles, perhaps, the finest orator to hold the office of British Prime Minister.

Pitt the Elder resigned on October 5th, 1761, at the age of 52.

Graham Goodlad reviews the controversial career of William Pitt the Elder, whose ascendancy coincided with Britain’s involvement in the Seven Years’ War.

Jeremy Black takes a fresh look at the complex and controversial career of the First Earl of Chatham, the 'great outsider' of Hanoverian Britain.

Jeremy Black takes a fresh look at the career and reputation of the 'great outsider' of Hanoverian Britain.