Editors. "Liberals secure majority in British elections". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 30 December 2011
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The British general election produces a Liberal majority of 137 seats over the Conservatives, while the Irish Home Rule Party win 65 seats. Disraeli is forced to resign, and William Gladstone takes over as Prime Minister.
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