Ralph, First Duke of Montagu, 1638-1709
|Author: ||Metzger, Edward|
The first modern biography of Ralph Montagu. Particular focus is placed on his role as ambassador to the court of Louis XIV of France during the reign of Charles II, on his activities related to the Treaty of Dover (1670), on his motives in the impeachment of Danby, and on his contribution to the formation of the Whig Party. Contains several previously unpublished letters and plates.