Portrait of John Vincent

Professor John Vincent

John Russell Vincent was an academic and historian. He was Professor of Modern History at Bristol University and later Visiting Professor at the University of East Anglia. He was also a controversial columnist for The Times and The Sun. His book The Formation of the Liberal Party 1857-68 (1966) remains one of the most important works dealing with the party’s formation and early years. Other books include Lord Carlingford’s Journal (1971) and Gladstone and Ireland (1979).

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