Geoffrey W. Rice is Professor of History at the University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand, where he graduated Ph.D. in History in 1974. He was elected a Fellow of the Royal Historical Society (London) in 1991.
2010 0-7734-1300-6 This study presents Rochford’s important and substantial contribution to Britain’s eighteenth century foreign policy in the context of his times while unfolding the interaction between his career and personal life. The study also offers the first detailed account of the domestic work of a British secretary of state before the 1782 division into Foreign and Home offices. This book contains twenty-seven black and white photographs.