Tory (British Political Party)

Tory (British Political Party)

The Tories were members of two political parties which existed, sequentially, in the Kingdom of England, the Kingdom of Great Britain and later the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland from the 17th to the early 19th centuries.

Read more about Tory (British Political Party):  Overview, Period of Uncertainty

Other related articles:

Tory (British Political Party) - 1783–1834 - Conservatives
... The Tories became associated with repression of popular discontent after 1815 ... But later, the Tories underwent a fundamental transformation under the influence of Robert Peel, who was an industrialist rather than a landowner ...

Famous quotes containing the words political and/or tory:

    If the Soviet Union let another political party come into existence, they would still be a one-party state, because everybody would join the other party.
    Ronald Reagan (b. 1911)

    A tory youth is a youth speculating on his future.
    Christina Stead (1902–1983)