The Complete Works of George Savile, first Marquess of Halifax, with an Introdu…


Read by John Greenman

George Savile, 1st Marquess of Halifax (11 November 1633 – 5 April 1695) was an English statesman, writer, and politician who sat in the House of Commons in 1660, and in the House of Lords after he was raised to the peerage in 1668. He's noted in history for his views on Charles II among others. This compilation covers a wide range of his views which are particularly telling, coming, as they do, from a man who was singularly positioned among the powers of the time, to make them. Prepare yourself for a journey into antiquated English speech. (Summary by Wikipedia and John Greenman) (11 hr 28 min)

Chapters

Introduction by Walter Raleigh 54:46 Read by John Greenman
Advice to a Daughter - Religion 17:48 Read by John Greenman
Advice to a Daughter - Husband 33:52 Read by John Greenman
Advice to a Daughter - House, Family and Children 21:13 Read by John Greenman
Advice to a Daughter - Behaviour and Coversation 17:39 Read by John Greenman
Advice to a Daughter - Friendships 6:48 Read by John Greenman
Advice to a Daughter - Censure 6:55 Read by John Greenman
Advice to a Daughter - Vanity and Affectation 12:13 Read by John Greenman
Advice to a Daughter - Pride 6:08 Read by John Greenman
Advice to a Daughter - Diversions 7:52 Read by John Greenman
The Character of a Trimmer - The Preface 5:41 Read by John Greenman
The Trimmer's Opinion of the Laws and Government 46:22 Read by John Greenman
The Trimmer's Opinion concerning the Protestant Religion 28:05 Read by John Greenman
The Trimmer's Opinion concerning the Papists 27:29 Read by John Greenman
The Trimmer's Opinion in relation to Things Abroad 34:21 Read by John Greenman
The Character of a Trimmer - Conclusion 10:54 Read by John Greenman
The Anatomy of an Equivalent 1:01:46 Read by John Greenman
A Letter to Dissenter 34:21 Read by John Greenman
Some Cautions offered to the Consideration of those who are to chuse Members to… 1:00:23 Read by John Greenman
A Rough Draught of a New Model at Sea, 1694 28:45 Read by John Greenman
Maxims of State 7:17 Read by John Greenman
Advertisement (or 'notice') plus A Letter sent by his Lordship to Charles Cotto… 3:42 Read by John Greenman
A Character of King Charles II 53:00 Read by John Greenman
PoliticalThoughts and Reflections 44:00 Read by John Greenman
Moral Thoughts and Reflections 30:10 Read by John Greenman
Miscellaneous Thoughts and Reflections 27:12 Read by John Greenman