Vansittart sentence example
- In 1761 he was promoted to be member of council, under the presidency of Mr Vansittart, who had been introduced by Clive from.
- The period of Vansittart's government has been truly described as "the most revolting page of our Indian history."
- Educated at Reading school and at Winchester college, Henry Vansittart joined the society of the Franciscans, or the "Hellfire club," at Medmenham, his elder brothers, Arthur and Robert, being also members of this fraternity.
- Vansittart sought to check this, and in 1762 he made a treaty with Mir Kasim, but the majority of his council were against him and in the following year this was repudiated.
- One of his five sons was Nicholas Vansittart, Baron Bexley.Advertisement
- Vansittart's brother, Robert Vansittart (1728-1789), who was educated at Winchester and at Trinity College, Oxford, was regius professor of civil law at Oxford from 1757 until his death on the 31st of January 1789.
- Nicholas Vansittart, afterwards Lord Bexley, the British diplomatic agent entrusted with the message to the Danish government, was landed, and left for Copenhagen.
- The governor, Mr Vansittart, and Warren Hastings, then a junior member of council, attempted to effect some compromise.
- In January 1823 Vansittart was succeeded as chancellor of the exchequer by Robinson (afterwards Lord Goderich), and Huskisson became president of the Board of Trade.
- We invite all concerned residents to be present at Vansittart Rec in the course of this opening ceremony and to lobby officials and councilors.Advertisement
- Sometimes in conjunction only with Vansittart, sometimes absolutely alone, he protested unceasingly against the policy and practices of his colleagues.
- To defend his conduct in Bengal Vansittart published some papers as A Narrative of the Transactions in Bengal from 1760 to 1764 (London, 1766).
- Another brother, George Vansittart (1745-1825), of Bisham Abbey, Berkshire, was the father of General George Henry Vansittart (1768-1824) and of Vice-Admiral Henry Vansittart (1777-1843).