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Napoleonic Wars

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Professors, poets and MP's these characters lived double lives shrouded in mystery. The British government during this period developed a system that would have made Bond proud. Though it lacked sophistication it was a framework the government continued to build upon

Alien Office

The Alien Act of 1793 required all foreigners to register with customs officials of the police office upon their arrival in the country. Office to support British Secret Service disguised as part of normal government bureaucracy.

Hugh Cleghorn (1751-1836)

LLD of Stravithie, Professor of Civil & Natural History in the University of St. Andrew's worked with Charles Daniel de Meuron to facilitate the British conquest of Celyon in 1795. Later Govenor of

Ferdinand Christin

Swiss from Yverdun formerly secretary to Charles Alexandre de Calonne French Minister of Finance

Louis Fauche-Borel

Lord Grenville

British Foreign Secretary

John King

Under Secretary to the Home Office


Thomas Pitt, Baron of Camelford, (1775-1804 )

John Reeves

Officially Chief Justice of Newfoundland and Receiver of Public Offices under the 1792 Police Act. a law clerk at the board of trade. Lived in Cecil street with a view of the Thames. confirmed as Acting Superintendent of Aliens in 1803

Robert Stewart, Viscount Castlereagh(1796), 2nd Marquess of Londonderry(1821), (1769-1822)

James Talbot of Malahide

William Wickham

principal British spymaster 1795. Married to Elanore Bertrand from Geneva.

William Wyndham

French Royalists

Charles Maurice de Talleyrand-Perigord Bishop of Autun

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Charles Maurice de Talleyrand-Perigord Bishop of Autun

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