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date: 21 October 2019

Century Clublocked

(act. 1865–1881)
  • Christopher A. Kent

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Century Club (act. 1865–1881), first convened in 1865 in London, in the Lincoln's Inn chambers of Henry Yates Thompson. It then moved to the Alpine Club before settling in a room at 6 Pall Mall Place. In the words of Frederic Harrison, one of its founders, it was 'essentially a political, not a social club, with a very definite purpose and a strongly marked political colour' (...

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