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Lord Grey 1764–1845

E. A. Smith

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198201632
eISBN:
9780191674969
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198201632.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Political History

This book provides a biography of Charles, second Earl Grey. Grey was a leading figure in the Whig party from the 1780s to the 1830s, and is best known as the Prime Minister who passed the Great ... More


Introduction

E. A. Smith

in Lord Grey 1764–1845

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198201632
eISBN:
9780191674969
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198201632.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Political History

This book is the first biography of Charles, second Earl Grey, since G.M. Trevelyan's biography was published. Earl Grey is known for his lifelong dedication to the cause of civil and religious ... More


Earl Grey’s Public Diplomacy

Stephen Bowman

in The Pilgrims Society and Public Diplomacy, 1895-1945

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474417815
eISBN:
9781474445184
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474417815.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter focuses on the banquet held by the New York branch of the Pilgrims Society in March 1906 at the Waldorf-Astoria Hotel for Earl Grey, the Governor General of Canada. This dinner provides ... More


The Moral Climate of Reform: 1848–1867

Angus Hawkins

in Victorian Political Culture: 'Habits of Heart and Mind'

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
June 2015
ISBN:
9780198728481
eISBN:
9780191795336
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198728481.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Political History

This chapter examines the changing moral climate surrounding renewed discussion of parliamentary Reform after 1848. Britain’s avoidance of revolution in 1848 was celebrated as proof of the strength ... More


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