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A political history of the House of Lords, 1811-1846 : from the regency to corn law repeal / Richard W. Davis.

Author/Creator:
Davis, Richard W.
Publication:
Stanford, Calif. : Stanford University Press, 2008.
Format/Description:
Book
viii, 382 p. ; 24 cm.
Subjects:
Great Britain. Parliament. House of Lords -- History -- 19th century.
Great Britain -- Politics and government -- 19th century.
Contents:
A king, a prince, and civil and religious liberty
The regency crisis
The Catholic question
The ways begin to part
The parting of the ways
Peterloo and Queen Caroline
Efforts at emancipation, 1819-1825
Questionable theories and practical politics in the 1820s
Lansdowne and Canning
The constitutional revolution begins, 1828-1829
Reform
Resurgence
Cooperation and confrontation
The Municipal Corporations Act
Irish questions
Discontented conservatives
The Jamaican constitution and the education controversy
Wellington, Peel, and the triumph of the conservatives
A new corn law and Lord Ashley's mines bill
Religious conflicts begin, 1843
The dissenters chapels act, the factory Act, and the Welsh bishops bill
The Maynooth grant, 1845
Corn law repeal, 1845-46.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (p. [347]-370) and index.
ISBN:
9780804757638 (cloth : alk. paper)
0804757631 (cloth : alk. paper)
OCLC:
85783343
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