William Windham Quotes

… the lungs of London

 
Context
He attributed the phrase to Lord Chatham. The air pollution of London was terrible. However, the many parks had sufficient trees to clean the air somewhat and make it bearable.
William Windham
William Windham
  • Born: May 14, 1750
  • Died: June 4, 1810
  • Nationality: English
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William Windham PC, PC (14 May 1750 – 4 June 1810) was a British Whig statesman. Elected to Parliament in 1784, Windham was attached to the remnants of the Rockinghamite faction of Whigs, whose members included his friends Charles James Fox and Edmund Burke. Windham soon became noted for his oratory in the House of Commons.

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