Third Reform Act

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Historical Context Note

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.

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Editors. "Third Reform Act". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 January 2010
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=1120, accessed 26 November 2014.]