Charles, second Earl Grey

Standard Name: Grey, Charles,,, second Earl
Used Form: Lord Grey

Connections

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Family and Intimate relationships Maria Grey
Maria Shirreff married her first cousin William Thomas Grey , a wine merchant and nephew of the second Earl Grey (Whig statesman and architect of the Reform Bill of 1832).
The parents of William Thomas...
Family and Intimate relationships Josephine Butler
JB 's father, John Grey , was a well-respected landowner and agricultural reformer; he strongly supported several significant political movements including the abolition of slavery, the Reform Bill, and the repeal of the Corn Laws...
Family and Intimate relationships Georgiana Cavendish, Duchess of Devonshire
Georgiana, Duchess of Devonshire , gave birth to her illegitimate daughter by Charles Grey .
Foreman, Amanda. Georgiana, Duchess of Devonshire. HarperCollins, 1998.
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Family and Intimate relationships Georgiana Cavendish, Duchess of Devonshire
The complexity of this family was yet further increased when Georgiana (after, probably, an affair with the Duke of Dorset , an ex-lover of Bess's) began a new one with Charles Grey , a rising...
Friends, Associates Barbarina Brand, Baroness Dacre
BBBD 's circle of friends at this period of her life, many of them entertained by herself and her husband at the Hoo but many whose relationship with her went back to long before her...
Occupation Henry Peter, Baron Brougham
He was called to the English bar in that year, and began a successful law practice in London. He headed Queen Caroline's defence during her trial for adultery in 1820, and was appointed...
Residence Lady Caroline Lamb
Caroline later told Sydney Morgan that her mother, after having a paralytic stroke,
Sydney Owenson, Lady Morgan,. Lady Morgan’s Memoirs. Dixon, William Hepworth and Geraldine JewsburyEditors , AMS Press, 1975.
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took her to Italy at four years old.
Sydney Owenson, Lady Morgan,. Lady Morgan’s Memoirs. Dixon, William Hepworth and Geraldine JewsburyEditors , AMS Press, 1975.
2: 211
In fact, she was just turning six when they went...
Textual Features Antonia Fraser
This book is character-driven in AF 's accustomed manner, featuring Whig reformers, Tory reactionaries, and those dubbed revolutionaries like Daniel O'Connell and William Cobbett . Its story opens in November 1831 with a famous pronouncement...
Textual Production Elizabeth, Margravine of Anspach
After the then Earl of Yarmouth was appointed Lord of the Stanneries in July 1812, she again launched into politically-inflected doggerel, rhyming croney with Boney and fidget with ideot, and lamenting that Yarmouth's rosy...
Theme or Topic Treated in Text Marguerite Gardiner, Countess of Blessington
In the plot, Jim is suspected in the murder of a policeman, but later becomes sensibly disillusioned with repeal. Grace improves her natural goodness by reading the Bible in an almost Protestant manner. She ministers...

Timeline

22 November 1830
Earl Grey , a Whig, became Prime Minister in the new British government.
16 July 1834
William Lamb, Lord Melbourne , a Whig, became Prime Minister after Lord Grey 's resignation.