Document ReferenceBu 2/13
TitleLetter from H. Canning de Burgh [later 2nd Marquess of Clanricarde], London, to A. Buchanan; 26 May 1846.
Date26 May 1846
Extent4 ff
Content DescriptionThe Corn Law Bill will be carried in the House [of Commons]; Peel will be minister for many years and will be supported by Tories except Bentinck, Disraeli and 3 more; Brougham hopes Lyndhurst will give up; Peel will make him Chancellor; the Queen will not object as Peel has the support of [Prince] Albert; Melbourne stated that Peel had damaged his character; encloses a letter for Atkinson.
Termparliamentary business, bills, Corn Law Bill 1846
Corn Laws
patronage, royal
parliamentary business, House of Commons

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA1860Peel; Robert (1788-1850); 2nd Baronet; Prime Minister 1841-18461788-1850
NA1081Bentinck; W. George F. Cavendish- (1802-1848); Lord; Lord George Bentinck M.P.; son of 4th Duke of Portland1802-1848
NA314Disraeli; Benjamin (1804-1881); 1st Earl of Beaconsfield; statesman; created Earl of Beaconsfield 18761804-1881
NA6068Lamb; H. William (1779-1848); 2nd Viscount Melbourne; M.P., Home Secretary 1830-4, P.M. 1834 and 1835-411779-1848
NA6028Copley; John S. (1772-1863); 1st Baron Lyndhurst; Lord Chancellor1772-1863
NA986Albert (1819-1861); Prince Consort; (Saxe-Coburg-Gotha; husband of Queen Victoria)1819-1861
NA6069Brougham; Henry P. (1778-1868); 1st Baron Brougham and Vaux; Lord Chancellor1778-1868
NA985Victoria (1819-1901); Queen of Great Britain and Ireland; Empress of India1819-1901
NA6070Atkinson; - (fl 1846); Mrfl 1846
NA6071De Burgh; Hubert G. Canning- (1832-1916); 2nd Marquess of Clanricarde; M.P.1832-1916
NA136Buchanan; Andrew (1807-1882); 1st Baronet; diplomat1807-1882
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