|Death: ||Jul. 7, 1797|
Irish-born politician, writer and political philosopher. A member of Samuel Johnson's circle, he wrote essays on subjects as diverse as aesthetics and the French Revolution (which he opposed). However, he was no enemy of freedom: he championed the cause of the American colonists and was critical of British administation in Ireland. He was against factionism and patronage in Parliament and believed in a system of political parties. One of British history's most quotable politicians, his most famous epithet being: 'All that is necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing'.
St Mary and All Saints Churchyard
South Bucks District
Plot: under pew in nave, marked by brass plaque
Created by: Mark McManus
Record added: Nov 25, 2005
Find A Grave Memorial# 12496191
Confide in the Lord with all your heart, and lean not unto your own intellegence; in all your ways acknowledge Him and He will make plain your paths.|
Added: Jun. 19, 2012
Rest in peace.|
from and admirer
Added: Dec. 7, 2010
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