The Greville Memoirs

A Journal of the Reigns of King George IV and King William IV, Volume 1

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Published: 1874
Language: English
Wordcount: 176,788 / 516 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 36.7
LoC Category: CT
Downloads: 487
Added to site: 2008.06.06
mnybks.net#: 21142
Genre: Biography
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on to Lady Westmeath--Duke of Wellington on Russia-- The Reis-Effendi--Duke of Northumberland goes to Ireland--Privy Council Register--State Paper Office--The Gunpowder Plot-- Catholic Emancipation--Navarino Page 124

CHAPTER V.

The Catholic Relief Bill--Inconsistency of the Tories--The Catholic Association--Dinner at Charles Grant's--The Terceira Expedition--Tory Discontent--Peel resigns his Seat for Oxford University--A Blunder in Chancery--The Oxford Election-- Influence of the Duke of Wellington--Debate of Royal Dukes-- Peel beaten--Sir Edward Codrington--Violence of the King-- Intrigues to defeat the Catholic Bill--The Duke of Cumberland-- Furious State of Parties--Matuscewitz--Peel's Speech on Catholic Emancipation--Exclusion of O'Connell from his Seat for Clare--Pitt's View of Catholic Emancipation--'Musae Cateatonenses'--'Thorough'--Mr. Lowther not turned out--Duke of Newcastle's Audience of George IV.--The King's Personal Habit

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