Correspondence of Henry Brougham, 1st Baron Brougham and Vaux

Administrative / Biographical History

Henry Brougham was a Barrister and Member of Parliament. In 1810, he entered the House of Commons as a Whig. He championed a number of liberal causes – abolitionism, free trade, educational reform. Between 1830 and 1834 he served as Lord Chancellor of Great Britain.