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Philip Francis
SirPhilipFrancis
Historical Figure
Nationality: Ireland, United Kingdom
Date of Birth: 1740
Date of Death: 1818
Cause of Death: Natural causes
Occupation: Politician, Author of Non-Fiction
Spouse:
Children: Six
Political Party: Whig Party
Political Office(s): Member of Parliament for various districts
Turtledove Appearances:
The Two Georges
POD: c. mid-1760s
Type of Appearance: Posthumous reference
Date of Death: Unrevealed


Sir Philip Francis (22 October 1740 – 23 December 1818) was an Irish-born English politician and pamphleteer. He served several terms in the British parliament. His reputation as a firebrand have lead many to suspect him of being the author of a series of letters by the writer known only as "Junius".

Philip Francis in The Two GeorgesEdit

Sir Philip Francis was remembered as a radical into the 20th century. As an important figure in his day, Francis was depicted in the Thomas Gainsborough painting, The Two Georges.[1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. The Two Georges, pgs. 28-29, MPB.