Editors. "Disraeli appeals to electorate over Irish Home Rule". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 30 December 2011
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Disraeli appeals to electorate over Irish Home Rule (66 words)
Historical Context Note
British Prime Minister Disraeli, Lord Beaconsfield, appeals to the electorate on the issue of Irish Home Rule. He is aware that votes cast for the Home Rule Party might threaten the Conservatives hold on government, and in the ensuing general election, they do gain a sizeable portion of the vote. However, the most notable result is the landslide victory for Gladstone's Liberal Party, which takes power.18805 Disraeli appeals to electorate over Irish Home Rule 2 Historical context notes are intended to give basic and preliminary information on a topic. In some cases they will be expanded into longer entries as the Literary Encyclopedia evolves.
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