Third Reform Act (38 words)

Historical Context Note

  • Editors


British Franchise bill passes, after W. E. Gladstone undertakes to meet Conservative demands to introduce a further measure for redistributing seats, with uniform male suffrage in counties and boroughs for householders and lodgers, increasing the electorate to 5 million.

Editors. "Third Reform Act". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 January 2010
[, accessed 28 October 2016.]