Reform Bill checked: Parliament is dissolved

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Historical Context Note

Dissolution of Parliament by Lord Grey after defeat of Reform Bill. Subsequent election, fought on question of support for whole Bill, gives majority to Whigs.

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Editors. "Reform Bill checked: Parliament is dissolved". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 January 2010
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=4686, accessed 23 October 2014.]