A Handbook in Outline of the Political History of England to 1881

A Handbook in Outline of the Political History of England to 1881

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1894 edition. Excerpt: ...Russell 1861), Foreign Secretary; Duke of Newcastle (succeeded by Card well), Colonial Secretary; Herbert, War Secretary; Sir C. Wood, Indian Secretary; Milner Gibson, Board of Trade; Sir G. Grey, Duchy of Lancaster; Duke of Somerset, Admiralty; C. P. Villiers, Poor Law Board; Earl of Elgin (succeeded by Stanley of Alderley), Postmaster-General; Cardwell (succeeded by Sir Robert Peel), Irish Secretary; Lowe, Vice-President of Council (succeeded by H. A. Bruce); Laing (succeeded by Frederick Peel, and in 1865 by Childers), Secretary to the Treasury; Lord Carlisle, LordLieutenant of Ireland (succeeded by Lord Wodehouse 1864). Sir G. Lewis became War Secretary in 1861, and died in 1863 (succeeded by Earl de Grey and Ripon); Cardwell became Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster in 1861, and was succeeded by Lord Clarendon 1864. In the Cabinet. 1858. Gladstone is sent as commissioner to the Ionian Islands. Nov. The Queen of England is proclaimed Sovereign of India, Lord Canning receiving the title of Viceroy as well as GovernorGeneral. War with China resumed. 1859. War declared by France and Sardinia against Austria. The Austrians are defeated at Magenta and S01ferino. July. The Treaty of Villafranca brings to a close the war between France and Austria. Lombardy ceded to Sardinia. Tuscany, Parma, and Modena unite themselves to Sardinia, but Savoy and Nice are ceded to France. Queensland is made a separate colony (Brisbane capital), with a representative government. in England about the threats of certain French colonels and others. Lord Palmerston introduces a bill transferring the government of India from the East India Company to the Crown. Feb. Lord Palmerston's Conspiracy to Murder Bill (relating to Orsini's late attempt on the...show more

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  • Paperback | 132 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 7mm | 249g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236975758
  • 9781236975751