||born in Dublin, son of Richard Burke, lawyer (who was born a Catholic).
||entered Trinity College, Dublin
||founded the Historical Society at TCD, with others.
||moves goes to London.
||A Vindication of Natural Society: or, a View of the Miseries and Evils arising to mankind from every Species of Artificial Society;
A Philosophical Inquiry into the Origin of our Ideas of the Sublime and Beautiful; with an Introductory Discourse concerning Taste.
||edits The Annual Register for Dodsley Bros.;
Secretary to Hamilton.
||Observations on a late Publication, intitled The Present State of the Nation
||appt. Secretary to Lord Rockingham; elected MP for Wendover
||buys Beaconsfield House;
Present State of the Nation.
||Thoughts on the Cause of the Present Discontents.
||Speech on the Middlesex Election;
Speech on the Power of Juries.
||Speech on the Acts of Uniformity.
|| Speech on the Belief of Dissenters;
Speech on the Duration of Parliaments;
Letter to Sir Charles Bingham.
|| Speech on American Taxation;
Speeches at his Arrival at Bristol and at the Conclusion of the Poll;
elected MP for Bristol.
|| Speech on Moving the Resolutions for Conciliation with the Colonies (22 March)
|| Letter to the Sheriffs of Bristol, on the Affairs of America;
Address to the King; Address to the British Colonists in North America;
Letter to Hon. Charles James Fox.
|| Two letters to Gentlemen in the City of Bristol, on the Trade of Ireland.
|| Letter to Thomas Burgh;
Speech on a Plan for the better security of the Independence of Parliament, and the Economical Reformation of the Civil and other Establishments;
Speech at Bristol previous to the late Election;
Speech at Bristol declining the Poll;
elected MP for Malton.
|| joins the Rockingham Administration as Paymaster-General;
Speech on Reform of Representation;
Letter to a Peer of Ireland on Irish Catholics.
|| joins Coalition Ministry; Speech on Fox’s India Bill.
||A Representation to His Majesty.
|| Speech on Motion as to the Nabob of Arcot’s Debts.
|| Proceedings against Warren Hastings.
|| Speech on Army Estimates;
Reflections on the Revolution in France;
breaks with Fox.
|| A Letter to a Member of the National Assembly;
An Appeal from the New to the Old Whigs;
Thoughts on French Affairs.
|| A Letter to Sir Hercules Langrishe; Heads for the Consideration of the Present State of Affairs.
|| Letter to Richard Burke;
Observations on the Conduct of the Minority;
Remarks on the Policy of the Allies.
|| suffers death of his son Richard;
retires from Parliament;
receives a Royal Pension;
writes a Preface for M. Brissot’s Address to his Constituents.
|| Letter to William Smith; Letter to William Elliot; Thoughts and Details on Scarcity.
|| A Letter to a Noble Lord.
|| Letters on the Proposals for Peace with the Regicide Directory of France, which includes a reference to Thomas Paine
Dies at Beaconfield, July.