Some Tories were imprisoned here after 1780; many of them escaped in May 1781.
Yet the opposition of the Tories had not been wholly inspired by the desire to maintain the political predominance of a class.
Was returned with two Tories above him.
He seems, in fact, to have agreed with the foreign policy of the Tories and with the home policy of the Whigs, and naturally incurred the reproach of time-serving and the hearty abuse of both parties.
Marlborough's successive victories, and especially the factious conduct of the Tories, who in November 1705 moved in parliament that the electress Sophia should be invited to England, drove Anne farther to the side of the Whigs.