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761 ; on franchise (1859), i.
834 ; taunts Gladstone on
Oxford speech, i. 837 ; on
Reform bill (1866), i. 839 ;
position in Derby government
(1866), i. 845; Reform bill of
1867, i 857-870; thirteen re-
solutions, ii. 540 note 4 ; cabinet
divisions of, ii. 415 ; proposals
for Ireland, i. 876 ; becomes
premier, i 878 ; on Irish
church question, L 881 ; on
the bill, i. 898, 899 and note*
908, 909, 914 ; dissolves, i.
882 ; resigns, i. 886 ; on Irish
Land bill, i. 929 ; taunts Glad-
stone on Irish policy, i. 931;
on Franco-Prussian question, i.
963, 969; on crown prerogative,
i. 998 ; watchfulness during
1872, i. 1024; speech at Man-
chester, i. 1024; strikes im-
perialist note, i. 1025 ; on
Alabama case, ii. 9, 14,
15 ; Irish University question,
ii. 43, 52 ; action during
ministerial crisis, ii. 55-58,
60-64 ; Brand's view of posi-
tion of, ii. 64; letter at Bath
election, ii. 83 ; on Glad-
stone's manifesto, ii. 96; counter
manifesto, ii. 96-97 ; on the
dissolution (1874), ii. 104 ;
letters from, on his wife's ill-
ness and death, ii. 154-155 :
refuses adherence to the Berlin
memorandum, ii. 157; created
Earl of Beaconsfield, ii. 158;
speech at Lord Mayor's feast,
ii. 166 ; at Berlin Congress,
ii. 183, 185; attack on Glad-
stone's eastern policy, ii. 187.
turn of popular feeling against,
ii. 202 ; election address (1880),
ii. 213-214 ; reception of defeat
(1880), it 220; Daily TtU-
graph inspired by, ii. 230 ; on
mediocrity in cabinets, ii. 242 ;
apprehensions on Ireland, ii.
287 ; peers created by, ii. 37
and note; death of — tribute
from Gladstone, ii. 329.

Deterioration in public life due to,
ii. 715.

Eminence of, ii. 329.

Estimate of, i. 879 ; ii. 779.

Gladstone's estimate of, i. 356 .



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Gladstone's antipathy to, i. 429,

432, 435, 436, 503 ; contrasted

with Gladstone, i. 1026 ; ii 169.

Judaism of, ii. 160-161, 166, 715-

716.
Novels of, i. 588.

Penetration of, i. 756, 102(6; ii.779.
Parliamentary courage of , i 188 ;
debating method of, i. 823 ; par-
liamentary wit of, ii. 713.
Turkish sympathies of, ii. 157,

166, 171.
Otherwise mentioned, i. 424, 433,
437, 624, 631, 719 note 1 , 734,
821; ii 107, 109, 228, 516,
705.
Beard, C, ii. 152.
" Beatrice, Princess, i. 730.
Beaufort, Duke of, on coalition with

Peelites, i. 562.
Bedford, Duke of, i. 863 ; ii. 481.
Beer duty, ii. 246, 427, 440, 831.
Bekker, I>r., i. 733.
Belgium : —

Bismarck's threat to, i. 954.
Franco-Prussian treaty regarding,

i. 974.
Neutrality of, guaranteed (1870),

i. 975 ; ii. 188.
Severance of, from Holland, i. 637.
Benedetti, i. 964-965, 967 note, 974.
Bennett, W. J. E., i. 380 note 2 .
Benson, Archbishop, ii. 338, 345,

371, 700.
Bentham, Jeremy, i 82, 144, 156,

200, 694.
Bentinck, Lord George, quarrel with
Gladstone, i. 301-302; protection-
ist position of, i. 352 ; ii. 705 ;
on Irish University bill, ii. 52 ;
otherwise mentioned, i. 294, 296,
350, 416, 430, 437 and note.
Berber, Gordon's arrival at, ii. 395 ;
Gordon shows Khedive's firman at,
ii. 400; route by, impossible for
relieving force, ii. 403 ; fall of,
ii 404 ; reconnaissance towards,
ii. 405 ; railway from Suakin to,
ii. 418.
Beresford, Lord, required to support
Roman Catholic Relief bill, ii. 828.

Major, relations with Disraeli,

i 369 ; views on the Peelites, i
418.
Berlin congress (1878), ii 183, 185,

322.
memorandum (1876), ii. 157.



Berlin treaty (1878), ii. 183-184,322,
762; enforcement of, attempted
(1880), ii. 247-249.

Bernard, Mountague, i. 628; ii
9.

Berryer, M., i 774 and note* 855.

Bessarabia, ii. 183 and note 2 , 185.

Bessborough, Lord, presides over
Irish Land Commission, ii. 294,
296 ; otherwise mentioned, i 906,
926; ii. 111.

Bethell, Sir R., see Westbury.

Beugnot's Chute du Paganisme, ii
627.

Biarritz, Gladstone's visit to (1891-
1892), ii 703 et seq. ; (1893) ii
744, 748.

Biblical passages on special occasions,
i. 201 ; biblical studies, ii. 655-
656, 661, 784.

Biggar, J. G., ii. 293.

Biggar, family settlement in, i 9 note.

Binny, T., i 768.

Birmingham : —

Bright celebration at, ii. 351.
Gladstone's visit to (1877), ii.
178 ; Gladstone's speech at
(1888), ii. 627-629.

Biscoe, F., i 60, 64, 80.

Bismarck, Prince, Napoleon in. in
collision with, i. 639; rise of, i
748 ; French diplomatic overtures
reported by, i 953 ; views on
Belgium and Holland, i. 954;
scorn for France, i 954 ; hopeful
of peace, i 956 ; anxious for war
with France, i. 957-958, 963, 964-
967, 969 note 1 ; complaint against
England, i. 965 ; condensed tele-
gram incident, i. 966-967 ; on
Franco-Prussian agreement regard-
ing Belgium, i. 974; agrees to
arrangement for neutrality of
Belgium, i. 975 ; understanding
with Russia regarding Black Sea,
i 984; interviews with Odo
Russell, i 986-988; estimate of
Russian diplomacy, i. 987 note;
on Egyptian question, ii. 319, 320,
329; French suspicion of (1882),
ii 322 ; Gladstone's annoyance
with, ii. 361 ; antipathy towards
England, i. 122; otherwise men-
tioned, i 990 ; ii. 100, 475.

Blachford, Lord (Frederick Rogers),
i 54, 59, 307, 805-806.

Blackburn, Lord, i 1017.



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Black Sea :—

Neutralisation of (1856), i. 550.

Russian claims in (1870), i. 983-
990 ; ii. 6, 8.
Blackheath, Gladstone's speech at

(1871), i. 1014-1015; speech on

Bulgarian atrocities (1876), ii 160,

162.
Blakesley, J. W., i. 135.
Blanc, Louis, cited, i. 713.
Blantyre, Lad^, i. 729.
de Blignieres, ii. 359.
Blomfield, Bishop, i. 161, 175, 274.

Captain, i 607.

Board of Trade :—

Cobden offered vice-presidency of
(1846), i. 244.

Functions of, formerly, i. 240 note.

Gladstone vice-president of, i 240-
243, 250 ; his views on, i 243-
245.
Boccaccio, i. 117.
Boers, see under Africa, South.
Bohn, H. G., ii 84.
Bonham, F. R., i 285.
Boniface vin., Pope, ii. 124.
Bonn Conference, ii. 662.
Boord, T. W., ii 98.
Booth, General, ii 138.
Borough Franchise bill (1864), i

759-765.
Bosnia: —

Austrian acquisition of, ii. 184,
322.

Revolt in, ii. 156, 175.
Bossuet, i. 134, 159, 382-383; ii

126 ; Gladstone compared with, i.

382-383; denounced by de Maistre,

ii. 126.
Bournemouth, ii 766.
Bouverie, E. P., ii. 52 note.
Bowen, Lady, i. 607.

Lord-Justice, ii. 77, 78.

Boycotting, see under Ireland.
Bradlaugh, opinions of, ii 251 ;

claims to affirm, ii. 252 and note ;

to take the oath, ii. 253 ; hostility

to, ii 254-255, 705 ; elected again

(1885), ii 260; carries an affirma-
tion law, ii. 260-261.
Braemar, Gladstone's visit to (1892),

ii733.
Braila, Sir Peter, i 616.
Bramwell, Baron, i. 383 ; ii. 77.
Brancker, T., i 61-62.
Brand, President, messages from, on

South African situation, ii. 272-



274, 279 ; on Transvaal commis-
sion, ii. 281.

Brand, H. B. W., see Hampden.

Brandreth, W. F., i. 111.

Brasseur, M., i. 1012.

Brassey, Sir Thomas and Lady, ii.
457.

Braybrooke, Lord, i 223.

Brazil, Alabama case, ii 13, 20.

Brewster, Sir D., ii. 72.

Bright, John : —

Chronology — Gladstone's first meet-
ing with, i 257 ; elected for
Durham, i 257 note; Life qj
Cobden submitted to, i 282 note ;
on Disraeli's agricultural distress
motion, i. 354 ; Palmerston's
view of, i. 367 ; Don Pacifico
debate, i. 368; estimate of
Graham, i 408 ; on papal ag-
gression question, i. 408, 410 ;
letter on the Crimean war, i
494 and note s ; on exclusion of
dissenters from universities, i.
505; Peelites sit with, after
resignation from Palmerston
cabinet, i. 539 and note ; un-
popularity of, i. 542, 548 ; on
Crimean war, i. 546 ; ii 156,
182; view of the eastern ques-
tion, i. 547 ; repulsed at election
(1857), i 564 ; return to parlia-
ment (1858), i. 574; letter to
Gladstone, i. 578 ; on Indian
government, i. 593 ; on the
* moral sense and honest feeling
of the House/ i. 625, 632;
unpopularity of, in Oxford, i
630 ; suggests commercial treaty
with France, i. 654 ; on Paper
Duties bill, ii. 669 note, 670 ; at-
tacks fortifications scheme, i
6S1 ; Gladstone's protest against
being classed with, i 683 ; ii
422 ; letter against American
war with England, i. 709; speech
on American civil war, i. 720 ;
Reform bill of 1858, i 833, 835 ;
remarks on death of Cobden, i.
777 ; Palmerston's remark on
class attacks of, i. 790 ; views
on Reform bill of 1866, i. 835;
advises dissolution, i. 842 ; Re-
form campaign of 1866, i. 861 ;
disapproved by Gladstone, i
857 ; induced to join Gladstone's
cabinet (1808), i 888; preei-



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dent of board of trade, ii. 823 ;
on Irish Church bill, i. 898;
views on Irish land question, i.
916, 924-925, 928; ii. 295 ; on
Education bill, i. 939, 943-
944 ; on civil service reform, i.
949 ; on Belgian neutrality
guarantee, i. 976; on annexa-
tion of Alsace and Lorraine, i.
981 ; on great thinkers, i 1000 ;
resignation (1870), i. 1015 note ;
ii 823, 829; at Hawarden (1871),
i. 1015-1016; succeeds Childers
in the duchy, ii. 71 note ; on the
Greenwich seat question, ii. 79 ;
chancellor of the duchy (1873),
ii. 825 ; at Hawarden (1873), ii.
82 ; on Gladstone's retirement,
ii. 113; radical attitude towards,
ii. 238 ; chancellor of the duchy
(1880), ii 833; on the Brad-
laugh question, ii 252, 255 ; on
Transvaal affairs, ii. 275, 276
note 1 ; on suspension of Habeas
Corpus Act in Ireland, ii. 290 ;
resigns on bombardment of Alex-
andria, ii 323, 330 ; explanation
in parliament, ii 325 ; Birming-
ham speech on 'Irish rebels,' ii.
351-352 ; on Gladstone's view of
Gordon's mission, ii. 417 ; at
Spencer banquet, ii. 454 ; against
home rule, ii 531 note, 534 ;
again declines to join cabinet,
ii 543 note ; views on exclusion
of Irish members from West-
minster, ii. 547, 566-567; dis-
approves Land bill, ii 566-
567 ; conversation with Glad-
stone on Home Rule and
Land bills, ii. 566; letter to
Gladstone, ii 567; long demur
regarding vote on second read-
ing, ii 569 ; letter to dissen-
tients' meeting, ii 576 ; elec-
tioneering against the bill, ii.
582.

Co-operation, faculty for, i 189.

Forster's estimate of, i 757.

Gladstone's appreciation of, ii 25,
26, 70, 325, 589; his apprecia-
tion of Gladstone, i. 811-812,
867-868; ii 113; Gladstone's
letters to, ii. 70, 86, 207, 324,
378.

Granville's estimate of, i. 917.

Influence of, ii 566, 576, 582.



Linguistic error of, ii 716 ; other-
wise mentioned, i 423, 447, 626
note 2 , 631, 632, 762, 836, 837,
839, 858, 860, 864, 869, 894 ;
ii 54, 89, 93, 103, 106, 112, 171,
208, 225, 253, 340, 528, 551.
Brodie, Sir B., i 300, 455.
Broglie, Due de, i 990.
Bronte; Charlotte, ii 146.
Brooks, Mr., i 441.
Brougham, Lord, loses Liverpool
election, i 20; Wetherell on, i
71 ; estimates of, i 75, 117, 133,
149; on slave apprenticeship sys-
tem, i 146; view of social reform,
i. 156 ; estimate of Gladstone, i
264; on Conspiracy bill, i 575;
oratory of, i 75, 149 ; ii. 197 ;
otherwise mentioned, i 662, 815.
Broughton, Lord, i. 264, 288 note.
Brown, Baldwin, i 768.
Browne, Bp. Harold, ii. 335, 336 note.
Browning, Robert, ii 657.
Bruce, Sir F. W. A., i 652 note.
Mrs., i. 733, 737.



Lady Augusta, i 734-737.

Lord Ernest, i 242.

F., i. 59 note.

Henry Austin, see Aberdare.

J., gee Elgin, Earl of.

Brunnow, Baron, on war with Tur-
key, i. 479; in disfavour, i 486
and note ; on blunders, i 576 ;
Gladstone desirous of an interview
with, i 984-985.
Bryce, James, ii 735 note, 737 note l .
Buccleuch, Duke of, i 374; ii 192,

196.
Buckingham, Duke of, i 242-243,

254.
Budgets : —

Disraeli's (1852), i 435-440, 459.
Gladstone's — his keenness regard-
ing, i 689; (1853) i. 460-472,
648; ii 777, 826-828 ; (1854) i
514-515; (1859) i 653; (1860) i
474, 658 et seq. ; ii. 815 ; (1861)
ii. 673-674 ; (1863) i 700, 701 ;
(1866) i. 702, 834; (1880) ii
246 ; (1885) ii. 427, 440.
Goschen's (1887), ii. 625.
Lewis' (1857), i 559-562.
Lowe's, i. 1007.
Whigs', i. 459.
Bulgaria: —

Atrocities in (1876), ii 156, 161,
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Bulgaria — continued.

Division of, into northern and

southern, ii 184, 185 and note 1 .

Gladstone's first pamphlet on, ii.

160-162; second, ii. 168, 170.
Resistance of, a breakwater to
Europe, i. 477.

Bulgarian Horrors and the Question
of the Bant, The, ii. 160-162.

BuUer, C, i. 65.

8ir Redvers, cited, ii. 612.

Bulteel, H. B., i. 58.

Bnlwer, see Lytton.

Bunsen, Gladstone's book approved
by, i. 176; Gladstone's view of
book by, i. 321 ; otherwise men-
tioned, i. 309 and note K

Bnol, Count, i. 602.

Bnrgon, J. W., i 503, 506.

Burke, Sir B., i. 818.

Edmund, Gladstone influenced

by, i 203, 208 ; attitude towards
Turkey, i. 479 note; Gladstone's esti-
mate of, ii. 520, 709 ; Macaulay's
estimate of, ii 520 note ; citations
from, in home rule debate, ii. 554 ;
quoted, i 25, 685, 695, 1000;
otherwise mentioned, i. 265, 929 ;
ii. 32, 365.

T. H., murder of, ii. 307 and

note, 308, 631 note 1 , 632.

Burne-Jones, Sir Edward, ii. 167.

Burnett, Mr., i. 341 ; ii. 85.

Burton, Sir R. , cited, ii. 409 note.

Bute, Lord, i. 293.

Butler, Bishop, Gladstone's attitude
towards, i. 161, 207 fiofc 2 ; ii. 152,
760-761 ; on over-great refine-
ments, i. 210 ; on habit, ii. 704.

Butt, Isaac, i. 503.

Buxton, SirT. F., i. 105, 145.

Byron, i. 159.

Cabinets : —

Angularities a cause of friction in,

ii. 27.
Authority of, Gladstone's views on,

ii. 4.
Committees in, Gladstone's view

of, i. 923.
Consultation of, on succession to

cabinet office, not necessary, ii.

341 note.
Divisions in, ii. 415.
Gladstone's (1868), efficiency of, i.

889 ; ii 22-23 ; his estimates of

colleagues, ii. 22, 25, 27, 29;



his censure of defaulters, ii. 26,

27; changes in, ii. 71 note;

cabinet of 1880, ii. 832 ; of

1886, ii 536 note*; of 1892,

ii. 735 note.
Mediocrity in, ii. 242.
Peel's view of government by, i.

300.
Responsibility of members of,

Gladstone's views on, ii 353

note, 354.
Caird, Dr., i 732.
Cairn es, J. E., cited, i 704 note.
Cairns, Lord, on Irish Church bill, i
904, 908-914 ; on Irish Land bill
(1870), i. 928.
Cambridge : —

Dissenters' disabilities at, i 947

note 1 .
Famous sons of, ii. 716.
Gladstone's early visit to, i 11 ;

visit in 1831, i. 80; in 1887, ii.

625; his solicitude regarding,

ii. 726.

Duke of, i. 171; ii 63, 345,

390 note, 764.
Cameron, Mr., i 78.
Campbell, Lord Chancellor, i 667,

671,673; ii 814-815.
Campbell -Ban nerman, Sir H., Irish
secretary (1884), ii 833; war
secretary (1886), ii 537 note ; war
secretary (1892), ii 735 note; on
Home Rule bill committee of
cabinet, ii. 737 note l .
Canada : —

American relations with, i. 716,

720.
Assembly in, Gladstone's speech

on, i. 360 and note s .
Cession of, to United States sug-
gested, ii 9 and note *.
Commercial relations with, Glad-
stone's despatch on, i. 359.
Constitution suspended (1838), i.

144 ; ii. 799.
Duty on corn from, lowered, i 255

note.
Ecclesiastical position in, i 795.
Fishery questions of, adjusted

(1871), ii 13.
Government of Canada bill (1840),

i. 360 and note 2 .
Revolt of (1 837), Molesworth's view

of, i. 361 and note 6 ; Gladstone's

opposition to indemnification of

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Irish constitution to approximate
to, suggestions regarding, ii.
455, 557.
Liberal policy towards, ii. 215.

Cannes (1883), ii. 342-344; (1897)
ii. 763; (1898) ii. 706.

Canning, Lady, i. 139, 149.

Charles John, Earl, offered lord-
ship of the treasury, i. 126 ; in
parliament, i. 137 ; Russell's dis-
approval of, i. 536 ; on Peelites'
refusal to join Palmerston, i. 535 ;
death of, i. 722 ; otherwise men-
tioned, i. 54, 140, 420 and note 2 ,
539, 827, 828, 952.

George, views on slavery, i 25 ;

Gladstone's attitude towards, i.
25, 34, 38, 89, 208, 212 ; call at
Eton, i 34 ; attitude towards re-
form, i 69, 70 ; Peel's reference
to, i. 126 ; Peel contrasted with, i.
248 ; age of, on entering cabinet,
i 261; Palmerston a follower of,
L 367 ; chancellor and first lord
(1827), ii. 71 ; wit of, ii 713 ;
Wellington's treatment of (1827),
ii 725; Turgot praised by, ii.
731 ; otherwise mentioned, i 9-10,
20, 21, 298, 372, 419, 420 note 2 ;
cited, ii 2, 185, 197, 203, 365,
705.

Stratford, see Redcliffe.

Cardwell, Lord, withdraws from Ox-
ford election, i. 328-329; attitude
of, towards liberals (1852), i 419 ;
Gladstone's budget submitted to, i.
464 ; favours dissolution, i. 467 ;
Russell's disapproval of, i 536 ;
refuses to succeed Gladstone, i
539; Gladstone's relations with,
i 551, 552, 559 ; on Paper Duties
bill, i. 665, 667, 671; against
economy, i 728 ; estimate of
Gladstone's position, i. 805; the
pope's estimate of, i. 852; war
secretary (1868), i. 823 ; on Irish
land question, i. 917, 926 ; on
civil service reform, i. 949 ; on
suggested Antwerp expedition, i.
973 ; capacity of, i. 993 ; army
reforms of, i 993 ; ii 234-235; Glad-
stone's letter to, on qualifications
for war office, ii. 828 ; unpopularity
of, i. 1023-1024; Gladstone's letter
to, on quarrelsome colleagues, ii.
29 ; objects to reduction of esti-
mates, ii 91-92 ; peerage, ii. 105 ;



otherwise mentioned, i. 405 note,
420, 560, 855, 877, 1010 ; ii. 18,
70, 86, 111, 112, 210,815.

Carey, J., ii. 343.

Carhngford, Lord (Chichester Fort*
escue), views of, and correspondence
with, on Irish land question (1869-
70), i. 917, 922, 924-927; electoral
defeat of (1874), ii. 99; Irish
secretary (1868), ii 823; presi-
dent of board of trade (1870), ii.
823; president of council (1883),
ii. 833 ; lord privy seal (1885), ii
833; against home rule, ii 531
note; otherwise mentioned, ii 70,
112,290.

Carlisle, Lord, i 624.

Carlo w election (1891), ii 698.

Carlton club, Gladstone's member-
ship of, i. 98 ; Gladstone insulted
at, i. 441 ; Gladstone withdraws
from, i 663.

Carlyle, Thomas, on Gladstone's first
book, i 176 note; Gladstone con-
trasted with, i. 195 ; Gladstone
attracted by, i 219 ; estimate of
Gladstone, i. 863-864 ; supports
Gladstone on the Bulgarian ques-
tion, ii. 167 ; death of, ii 338 ;
Gladstone's estimate of, ii. 338-
339, 665 ; otherwise mentioned, i
329; ii. 142, 190.

Carnarvon, 2nd Earl of, i 75.

4th Earl of, suggests Gladstone

for Ionian Islands, i. 594 ; on Irish
Church bill, i 896 note l , 902, 905;
resigns, ii. 182 note 1 ; on Trans-
vaal annexation, ii. 265 ; address
to House of Lords on Irish policy,
ii 451, 499 ; interview with
Parnell, ii 468-471 ; anxieties of,
regarding National League, ii.
518 ; resigns, ii 519, 520 ; other-
wise mentioned, ii. 524, 527.

Carteret, i. 367 ; ii. 36, 150 note.

Castelcicala, i. 398, 399 note 1 ,
400.

Catholic emancipation, see Roman
catholic.

Cavagnari, ii 391.

Cavendish, i 380 note*.

— Lord F., Gladstone's apprecia-
tion of, ii. 70; appointed lord
of the treasury, ii. 71 note; ap-
pointed Irish secretary, ii. 306,
833; murdered, ii 307, 631 note 1 ;
Gladstone's tribute to, ii 309;



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Cavendish — continued.

otherwise mentioned, i 829, 846 ;
ii 54, 171.

Lady F., ii. 309-310.

Lord Richard, i 866.

Cavour, Count, interested in Glad-
stone's budget, i. 470,689 ; Glad-
stone's interview with (1859), i.
618, 639 ; England a difficulty to,
i. 640 ; dealings with Napoleomn.,
i. 641 ; resigns, i. 642 ; Manzoni's
estimate of, i 645 ; development
of aims of, i. 649; remarks on
Italian free trade, i. 651 ; death of,
i 651 and note 9 ; prediction of,
regarding Prussia, i. 748, 749;
otherwise mentioned, i. 390, 401,
404, 480, 647, 792, 990 ; ii 140,
475, 715, 780.

Cecil, Lord Roberts, see Salisbury.

Cephalonia : —

Archbishop of, i 603-604 ; ii. 140.
Condition of (1858), i 599-600,

603-604.
Rising in (1848), i 600, 603;
Gladstone's despatch on, i. 620
note 3 .

Chaill£-Long, Colonel C, cited, ii.
409 note.

Challemel-Lacour, ii. 345.

Chalmers, Dr., Gladstone's estimate
of, L 59, 109-110, 170-171 ; views
on church establishment, i. 169-
171; otherwise mentioned, i 137,
138.

Chamberlain, Joseph, on Education
Act (1872), i 942 ; supports the
resolutions on Turkey, it 172 ;
with Gladstone calling on Cardinal
Newman, ii. 178 note ; president of
board of trade (1880), i 240 note ;
ii 238, 833; popularity of, with
radicals, ii. 242 ; on Transvaal
annexation, ii. 268-269 ; abstains
from voting in Transvaal division,
ii. 275 ; Argyll uneasy at speeches
of, ii 289 ; on suspension of Habeas
Corpus Act in Ireland, ii. 290;
communications with Parnell, ii
304; offers to yield Dilke his
post, ii 339 ; Gladstone's corre-
spondence with the Queen re-
garding, ii. 340-341 ; views on
liberty of speech for cabinet
ministers, ii. 352-354 ; social
programme of, ii 413-414 ; on
Crimes Act, ii 432 ; suggests



central board of local govern-
ment for Ireland, ii. 433 ; opposes
land purchase for Ireland, ii
434-435 ; resigns, ii. 435 ; on
conservative repudiation of Lord
Spencer's policy, ii. 454-455 ;
view of Gladstone's election ad-
dress, ii 460 ; Gladstone's con-
versation with, ii. 463-466 and
notes ; Gladstone's attitude to-
wards (Sept. '85), ii. 462 ; an-
tagonism to Hartington, ii 473,
528 ; opposes home rule, ii 473,
474 ; former nationalist leanings
of, ii 473 ; Russian and Austrian
speech of June 1 7th, ii. 473-474 ;
visit to Hawarden, ii 487; liberal
losses attributed to, ii 489 ; on
liberal losses at the elections, ii
491; agrarian policy of, ii. 490,
528 ; advises leaving Parnell to
conservatives, ii 507; Parnell's
attitude towards, ii 615 ; alleged
desire for Irish secretaryship, ii
531; joins the cabinet, ii 634-
535 ; local government board, ii
537 note ; objections to proposed
Home Rule bill, ii 542 ; resigns,
ii. 642-543 ; propounds federation
views, ii 556-557, 667, 679;
opposed to Land bill, ii 572;
meeting of dissentients in Com-
mittee, ii. 575-577; no terrors
for, in dissolution, ii 579 ; Glad-
stone's comments on, to Acton, ii.
595 ; speech at Birmingham, ii
604, 605, 607 ; Gladstone's com-
ments on position of, ii 606 ; at
round table conference, ii. 604
note, 607; article in Baptist, ii
607 and note 1 ; gives up conference,
ii 608 ; Gladstone's conversation
with (Ap. '87), ii. 625; Gladstone's
reply to, on Home Rule bill (May
'93), ii 739-740; Gladstone's let-
ters to, ii 332, 373 ; otherwise
mentioned, ii 426, 431, 438, 604,
568.

Chancery commission, ii 829.

Chandos, Lord, i. 628, 630.

Chantrey, Sir F., i 1 12.

Chapter of Autobiography, publica-
tion of, i. 883-884.

Charities and income-tax, i. 699-700.

Charities, sums spent in, ii 659-660.

Charles I., King, ii. 720-721.

Chartism, i. 276, 358.



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Chatham, Lord, i 223 andnote 1 , 367,
372; ii. 418.

Chester, speech at, on colonial policy
(1855), i. 363.

Chevalier, Michel,Gladstone's letters
to, i. 970, 977.

Childers, H. C. E., on estimates
(1865), i. 774; on civil service
reform, i. 949 ; on Russia's Black
Sea announcement, i. 985 ; re-
tirement of (1873), ii. 71 note ; on
the Greenwich seat question, ii.
80 note ; suggested for war office,
ii 233, 235; first lord of admiralty
(1868), ii. 823 ; resigns (1871), ii
824; ohancellor of the duchy
(1872), ii. 824; retires (1873), ii.
824 ; war secretary (1880), ii. 833;
Colley's acknowledgments to, ii
275 note; efficiency of, in Egyptian
campaign (1882), ii. 323 note;
chancellor of exchequer (1882), ii
339, 833 ; home rule views of, ii
475, 531 note; home secretary
(1866), ii. 536 note*, 537 note;
otherwise mentioned, i. 973, 1004
note 1 , 1010; ii. 427.

Chillingworth, i. 220.

Chiltern Hundreds, i. 288 note.

China:—

Opium question (1840), i 225-226;
Gladstone's attitude towards, i
226-227, 229, 239, 242, 244.
Tai-ping, rising in, suppressed by

Gordon, ii. 149 note 3 .
War with (1857), i 563-564;
(1859-60), i. 652 and note, 664,
672.

China, collection of, i. 847 ; ii. 131
and note.

Chios, Archbishop of, ii 140.

Christianity, Acton on, ii 600-601.

Christopher, R. A., i. 536.

CKurch, Dean, Oxford Movement by,
i. 163 note 1 , 168 note 2 ; position
of, at Oxford (1847), i 334-335;
estimate of Gladstone, i. 789, 811;
appointed to St. Paul's by Glad-
stone, ii 41 ; otherwise men-
tioned, ii. 38, 168, 309-310, 336,
337.

Church and State (Coleridge), i. 167.

Church Principles, i 181, 182, 224.

Churches : —
Anglican —
Antagonism of, to liberal party,
i941.



Catholio revival in, nature of, i.
159.



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