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1

When did Earl Grey resign?

1834

2

When was the Tamworth Manifest published?

1834

3

What was the result of the 1835 general election?

-Conservatives did well-gained 80 seats-Peel left leading minority gov.

4

When was the Lichfield House Compact?

February 1835

5

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

6

How had the number of seats increased? (don't know the date but probs pre-1832 to post-1832)

80 to 144

7

Whigs strength lay where?

In the boroughs and newly enfranchise Midlands and North (also boroughs)

8

When did Melbourne offer his resignation?

-1839

9

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

10

When was the next general election (the most recent being 1837)?

1841

11

When and where was the Anti-Corn Law League founded?

Manchester 1838

12

What was Peel and the Conservatives majority in the 1841 election?

80 seat majority