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The Forgotten Prime Minister: The 14th Earl of Derby: Volume I: Ascent, 1799–1851

Angus Hawkins

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199570911
eISBN:
9780191702068
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199570911.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Political History

This book gives a full biography of the 14th Earl of Derby — the first British statesman to become prime minister three times, and the longest serving party leader in modern British party politics. ... More


Tennyson's Rapture: Transformation in the Victorian Dramatic Monologue

Cornelia D. J. Pearsall

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780195150544
eISBN:
9780199871124
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195150544.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This book explores Tennyson’s representation of rapture, or being carried away, as a radical mechanism of transformation—theological, social, political, or personal—and as a figure for critical ... More


Occupational Hazards: The Irishness of Liberal Opinion

Elaine Hadley

in Living Liberalism: Practical Citizenship in Mid-Victorian Britain

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226311883
eISBN:
9780226311906
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226311906.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This chapter explores mid-Victorian political liberalism and liberalism's relation to its imperial holdings. It discusses how Ireland mattered in Anthony Trollope's novel Phineas Finn and it ... More


Introduction: Aristocratic women and Victorian political culture

Jennifer Davey

in Mary, Countess of Derby, and the Politics of Victorian Britain

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780198786252
eISBN:
9780191828614
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198786252.003.0010
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Political History

This introductory chapter examines why historians have often overlooked the pivotal role Lady Mary Derby played in mid-Victorian politics. It argues that, despite the processes of political reform, ... More


The Decline of British Radicalism, 1847–1860

Miles Taylor

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198204824
eISBN:
9780191676413
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198204824.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Political History

This book is a study of British radicalism in the years between the collapse of Chartism in 1848 and the advent of Gladstonian liberalism in the 1860s. It explains how and why radicalism lost its ... More


Mary, Countess of Derby, and the Politics of Victorian Britain

Jennifer Davey

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780198786252
eISBN:
9780191828614
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198786252.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Political History

Lady Mary Derby (1824–1900) occupied a pivotal position in Victorian politics, yet her activities have largely been overlooked or ignored. A Female Politician places Mary back into the political ... More


Jewish emancipation and after: locality, brotherhood and the nature of tolerance

Tony Kushner

in Anglo-Jewry Since 1066: Place, Locality and Memory

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719076541
eISBN:
9781781702512
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719076541.003.0005
Subject:
History, History of Religion

This chapter explores the nature of liberal tolerance towards the Jews within Victorian politics. It focuses on the experiences of and responses to the two Emanuel families and the Abraham family. It ... More


Conclusion: ‘Female Politicians’?

Jennifer Davey

in Mary, Countess of Derby, and the Politics of Victorian Britain

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780198786252
eISBN:
9780191828614
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198786252.003.0009
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Political History

This conclusion explores what Mary’s life in politics might tell us about political life in Victorian Britain. It argues that Mary’s life illuminates particular aspects of Victorian political ... More


The Forgotten Prime Minister: The 14th Earl of Derby

Angus Hawkins

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199204410
eISBN:
9780191695575
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199204410.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Political History

Lord Derby was the first British statesman to become prime minister three times. He remains the longest serving party leader in modern British politics, heading the Conservative party for twenty-two ... More


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