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(Untitled), 28 Feb 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 12/15/16-18

Scope and Contents

Letter from WSC (House of Commons) to King Edward VII describing events in the House of Commons including: the resolution of the situation in the House of Commons by a statement from the Prime Minister [Herbert Asquith] which has pacified the Irish Nationalists and Radical Liberals; WSC 's prediction that there will not be a change of government or ministers until May; [Arthur] Balfour's reply to the Prime Minister; the speech of Lord Hugh Cecil [later Lord Quickswood] concerning the historical use of the Royal Prerogative to create new peers and the "singularly unsatisfactory example" of 1711 and the "squandering of the fruits of all the Duke of Marlborough's victories".


  • Creation: 28 Feb 1910

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3 folio(s)

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Published: Winston S Churchill : Companion Volume II, Part 2, pp 980-81


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