Flashcards in Parliament, party and people 1832-67 Deck (12)
When did Earl Grey resign?
When was the Tamworth Manifest published?
What was the result of the 1835 general election?
-Conservatives did well-gained 80 seats-Peel left leading minority gov.
When was the Lichfield House Compact?
How many seats did the Conservatives win in the 1837 general election? Where did this leave Melbourne and Whigs?
-313-reliant on Irish MPs for a majority
How had the number of seats increased? (don't know the date but probs pre-1832 to post-1832)
80 to 144
Whigs strength lay where?
In the boroughs and newly enfranchise Midlands and North (also boroughs)
When did Melbourne offer his resignation?
After Melbourne offered his resignation what did Peel do?
-offered to become PM-so asked the Queen to remove some ladies of her bedchamber who had Whig leanings-she refused-so he refused to form a government
When was the next general election (the most recent being 1837)?
When and where was the Anti-Corn Law League founded?