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Noble Rake

The Life of Charles, Fourth Lord Mohun. Being a Study in the Historical Background of Thackaray's Henry Esmond

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$65.00 • £54.95 • €60.00

ISBN 9780674283886

Publication Date: 01/01/1928

310 pages

15 illustrations


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  • Preface
  • I. Lord Mohun Enters
  • II. A Career Begins
  • III. A Young Man about Town and Elsewhere
  • IV. Lord Mohun Visits Castlewood
  • V. A Duel in Leicester Fields
  • VI. The Death of Lord Castlewood
  • VII. Colonel and Brigadier
  • VIII. Man of Ton
  • IX. Statesman
  • X. Two Duels in a Novel
  • XI. Lawsuits
  • XII. A Quarrel and a Challenge
  • XIII. The Last Duel
  • XIV. Fact and Fiction
  • Appendices
    • A. Adelaide, Duchess of Shrewsbury
    • B. Lieutenant General George Maccartney
    • C. Lieutenant General Thomas Meredyth
    • D. Pamphlets, Etc., on the Hamilton-Mohun Duel
    • E. Royal Proclamations
    • F. Letters of the Earl of Sutherland and Colonel John Hamilton

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