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People/Characters: F. E. Smith, 1st Earl of Birkenhead

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The book-collector's quarterly, no. I, Dec. 1930-Feb. 1931 by First Edition Clubas book-collector
The Decline and Fall of the British Aristocracy by David Cannadine
F.E. Smith, First Earl of Birkenhead by John Campbell
F.E.: The Life of F.E. Smith, first Earl of Birkenhead by Lord Frederick Winston Furneaux Smith Birkenhead
Great Contemporaries by Winston S. Churchill
Inside Asquith's Cabinet: From the Diaries of Charles Hobhouse by Charles Hobhouse
The Last Lion: Winston Spencer Churchill, Volume II: Alone, 1932-1940 by William Manchester
Lloyd George: a diary by Frances Stevenson
Lord Birkenhead: Being an Account of the Life of F.E. Smith, First Earl of Birkenhead by Ephesian
Michael Collins: A Biography by Tim Pat Coogan
Mr. Balfour's Poodle: Peers Versus People by Roy Jenkins
Mr. Churchill by Philip Guedalla
Mr. Lloyd George, by E. T. Raymond
The origins of the Lloyd George coalition : the politics of social-imperialism, 1900-1918 by Robert J. Scally
The Real Lloyd George, etc. With plates, including portraits by A. J. Sylvester
Rifling through My Drawers by Clarissa Dickson Wright
Smith of Birkenhead being the career of the first Earl of Birkenhead by Henry Archibald Taylor
Uncensored Celebrities (1919) by E. T. Raymond
Warlord: A Life of Winston Churchill at War, 1874-1945 by Carlo D'Este
Whitehall Diary Volume III: Ireland 1918-1925 by Thomas Jones
Whitehall diary. 1, 1916 - 1925 by Thomas Jones

Character description

"Frederick Edwin Smith, 1st Earl of Birkenhead, GCSI, PC, KC (12 July 1872-30 September 1930), best known to history as F. E. Smith, was a British Conservative statesman and lawyer who attained high office in the early 20th century, most notably Lord Chancellor. He was a skilled orator, noted for his staunch opposition to Irish nationalism, his wit, pugnacious views, and hard living and drinking. He is perhaps best remembered today as Winston Churchill's greatest personal and political friend until Birkenhead's death." (Wikipedia).

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