Document ReferenceOs C 541
TitleLetter from [J. Parke], Baron Wensleydale, Ampthill, to J.E. Denison; 18 Feb. 1856
Date18 February 1856
Extent4 ff
Content DescriptionStates that Chancellor [Lord Cranworth] is correct in his decision; refers to his riding accident and comments that he is suffering from gout as result; refers to exercise of Queen's prerogative; comments on constitutionality of House of Lords voting procedures for hereditary peers; compares it with House of Commons; comments on hereditary and life peerages; sends regards to Lady Charlotte; informs him that Stephen [Denison] is visiting.

Autograph note by J.E. Denison on f 4v reads 'Baron Parke Ld Wensleydale on his own Peerage'.
Termhonours and decorations, peerage
accidents, horse riding
medical conditions, gout
parliamentary business, procedures
royalty, prerogative

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA8619Rolfe; Robert M. (1790-1868); Baron Cranworth of Cranworth; created baron 1850 lord chancellor 18521790-1868
NA985Victoria (1819-1901); Queen of Great Britain and Ireland; Empress of India1819-1901
NA1016Scott; Charlotte (1806-1889); Viscountess Ossington; née Cavendish-Bentinck m 1827 J.E. Denison Viscount Ossington1806-1889
NA8661Denison; Stephen C. (1811-1871); Mr; barrister brother of J.E. Denison1811-1871
NA10057Parke; James (1782-1868); Baron Wensleydale; judge1782-1868
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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