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Copy memorandum by Lord Bessborough [Vere Brabazon Ponsonby, 9th Earl of Bessborough], 1932-03-06

Reference Code: GBR/0014/LASL 8/7/1

Scope and Contents

Memorandum of a conversation with Sir Winston Churchill, giving his views on the Byng Case, ie whether Lord Byng, when Governor General of Canada, was right to grant a dissolution to Arthur Meighen, Prime Minister of Canada, which he had previously denied to William Mackenzie King, in the first year of the new Canadian Parliament.


  • Creation: 1932-03-06

Conditions Governing Access

From the Fonds:

Permission to consult CLOSED material within the Lascelles papers (LASL 1/2/1-6; and sections of LASL 2-4) and the catalogue describing the closed material must be obtained from the Royal Archives. The remainder of the collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.


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Finding aid date

2005-11-04 09:36:57+00:00


Repository Details

Part of the Churchill Archives Centre Repository

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