Lord Rosebery is defeated on a vote relating to cordite supply

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British prime minister Lord Rosebery is defeated in Parliament on a bill to increase the financing of cordite supply for explosives. He takes this as a vote of no confidence and dissolves the government, resigning his post on 21st June.

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Editors. "Lord Rosebery is defeated on a vote relating to cordite supply". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 30 December 2011
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