Sir Robert Peel, 2nd Baronet (5 February 1788 – 2 July 1850) was a British Conservative statesman, who served as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 10 December 1834 to 8 April 1835, and also from 30 August 1841 to 29 June 1846. While Home Secretary, Peel helped create the modern concept of the police force, leading to officers being known as "Bobbies" (in England) and "Peelers" (in Northern Ireland). As Prime Minister Peel issued the Tamworth Manifesto (1834) during his brief first…
Richard Cobden (1804-1865) was a member of the British Parliament and an advocate of free trade, a non-interventionist foreign policy, peace, and parliamentary reform. He is best remembered for his activity on behalf of the Anti-Corn Law League which helped reduce British tariffs in 1846 and for negotiating the Anglo-French trade agreement of 1860.
Regency Personalities Series–John Jervis, 1st Earl of St. Vincent (Part 1)
John Jervis, 1st Earl of St. Vincent 1735 to 1823 From the ranks to the First Lord of the Admiralty. A true seaman and commander, with the best interests of Britain, the navy, and seamen at heart. A true reformer. (Are you a RAPper or a RAPscallion?)
Sir William Knighton (1776 – 11 October 1836) In that year he was Assistant Surgeon at the Royal Naval Hospital Plymouth, and then commenced private practice, initially in Devonport, in London from 1803 then briefly Edinburgh, then in London again from 1806. He was Medical Officer to the Embassy to Spain in 1809. He retired from private practice in 1822. He was Physician to the Prince of Wales in 1810. Referred to often in Georgette Heyer novels.