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William Pitt: father and son

Punch cures the gout, the colic, and the ‘tisick, 1799 James Gillray Two great political figures, William Pitt the Elder (later to become Lord Chatham) and William Pitt the Younger, shaped the destinies of Great Britain during the second half of the eighteenth century. The father was the main architect of England’s victory in the Seven […]