Document ReferenceOs C 349
TitleNotes of conversation with [H.P.F. Pelham-Clinton], Earl of Lincoln, [later 5th Duke of Newcastle], at Ossington, Nottinghamshire, by J.E. Denison; 10 Feb. 1846
Date10 February 1846
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionStates that Lord Lincoln has informed Denison of lack of discussion of Irish questions in Cabinet and that Maynooth and Irish Colleges Bills were passed before his appointment [as Irish Secretary]; refers to Denison's discussion of issues with Canning; refers to Lincoln's inability to talk freely as result of his position as Irish Secretary; refers to his own Lord Wharncliffe's views concerning Catholic Church and relationship with State; comments that he believes modification of Irish Established Church to be necessary; comments that Irish church is greater question of principle than trade laws; refers to [Henry] Ward's motion on Irish Church; comments that Lord Lincoln appreciated need to change Irish policy and Denison had assured him of his support.
TermIrish affairs, politics
Corn Laws
parliamentary business, bills
religions, Catholic Church
Irish affairs, religion
government departments, Cabinet

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA945Clinton; Henry P.F. Pelham- (1811-1864); 5th Duke of Newcastle under Lyne; styled Earl of Lincoln until 18511811-1864
NA1109Canning; Charles J. (1812-1862); Earl Canning; governor general of India 1856-18621812-1862
NA9638Mackenzie; John Stuart-Wortley- (1801-1855); 2nd Baron Wharncliffe; succeeded 18451801-1855
NA6068Lamb; H. William (1779-1848); 2nd Viscount Melbourne; M.P., Home Secretary 1830-4, P.M. 1834 and 1835-411779-1848
NA9111Ward; Henry G. (1797-1860); Sir; M.P. and colonial governor1797-1860
NA199Denison; J. Evelyn (1800-1873); 1st Viscount Ossington; M.P. Speaker of House of Commons 1857-72 created Viscount Ossington 18721800-1873
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