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Irish Potatoes and British Politics: Peel, Wellington, and the Repeal of the Corn Laws

Iain McLean

in Rational Choice and British Politics: An Analysis of Rhetoric and Manipulation from Peel to Blair

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198295297
eISBN:
9780191599873
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198295294.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

A case study of the Repeal of the Corn Laws (1846) under Peel and Wellington. They manipulated the issue dimensions, and got a measure passed in both houses that damaged the material interests of the ... More


Gladstone and Peel

Peter Ghosh

in Politics and Culture in Victorian Britain: Essays in Memory of Colin Matthew

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199253456
eISBN:
9780191698149
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199253456.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter discusses Sir Robert Peel, the founder of modern Conservatism, and his role in nineteenth-century politics as the pioneer of ‘Gladstonian Liberalism’. One of the most fundamental ... More


Hopes Frustrated: The Peel Government and the Established Churches, 1841–1846

Stewart J. Brown

in The National Churches of England, Ireland, and Scotland 1801-46

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199242351
eISBN:
9780191697098
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199242351.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Church History

This chapter deals with the continuing hopes and frustrations that the established Churches of Britain faced from 1841 to 1846. Sir Robert Peel, who was appointed Prime Minister, believed that there ... More


Memorial mania: remembering and forgetting Sir Robert Peel

Terry Wyke

in People, Places and Identities: Themes in British Social and Cultural History, 1700s-1980s

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780719090356
eISBN:
9781526124081
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719090356.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

The transformations which took place in the urban environment during the Victorian period gave the public space of towns and cities new meanings, and Terry Wyke’s essay on Sir Robert Peel, examines ... More


‘Tribunes of the People’: The Struggle for the Established Churches in Britain, 1833–1841

Stewart J. Brown

in The National Churches of England, Ireland, and Scotland 1801-46

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199242351
eISBN:
9780191697098
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199242351.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Church History

This chapter discusses the struggles of the established churches outside Ireland. It explains that the recognition of the collapsed New Reformation in Ireland contributed to fundamental ... More


Avoiding War & Preserving Peace

Edward P. Crapol

in John Tyler the Accidental President

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807872239
eISBN:
9781469602288
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807882726_crapol.8
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter describes how the young Queen Victoria was understandably perplexed about the American president's unique proposal. In only the fourth year of her glorious and lengthy reign, the ... More


Some Conclusions

Desmond Rea and Robin Masefield

in Policing in Northern Ireland: Delivering the New Beginning?

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781781381502
eISBN:
9781781382172
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781381502.003.0022
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter starts by addressing two of the fundamental issues – the principles of policing (including those attributed to Sir Robert Peel) and how to hold the police to account, underpinning both ... More


The Idea of a University

Ian Ker

in John Henry Newman: A Biography

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199569106
eISBN:
9780191702044
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199569106.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

On April 15, 1851, Archbishop Paul Cullen of Armagh wrote to Newman for his advice on the appointment of staff for the new Catholic University of Ireland, and also to ask if he “could spare time to ... More


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