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Os - Papers of John Evelyn Denison, Viscount Ossington (1800-1873)
1 - Papers of J.E. Denison and the Denison family.
C - Correspondence of J.E. Denison and the Denison family.
Os C 541
Letter from [J. Parke], Baron Wensleydale, Ampthill, to J.E. Denison; 18 Feb. 1856
18 February 1856
States 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'.
honours and decorations, peerage
accidents, horse riding
medical conditions, gout
parliamentary business, procedures
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Dates of existence
Rolfe; Robert M. (1790-1868); Baron Cranworth of Cranworth; created baron 1850 lord chancellor 1852
Victoria (1819-1901); Queen of Great Britain and Ireland; Empress of India
Scott; Charlotte (1806-1889); Viscountess Ossington; née Cavendish-Bentinck m 1827 J.E. Denison Viscount Ossington
Denison; Stephen C. (1811-1871); Mr; barrister brother of J.E. Denison
Parke; James (1782-1868); Baron Wensleydale; judge
Denison; J. Evelyn (1800-1873); 1st Viscount Ossington; M.P. Speaker of House of Commons 1857-72 created Viscount Ossington 1872
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