Lord Rosebery resigns Liberal leadership over Armenian question

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Historical Context Note

Lord Rosebery resigns his leadership of the Liberal Party, after Gladstone makes a dramatic speech in favour of intervention to halt the Armenian massacres. He is succeeded in the House of Lords by Lord Kimberley, and in the House of Commons by William Harcourt.
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Editors. "Lord Rosebery resigns Liberal leadership over Armenian question". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 30 December 2011
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=19201, accessed 31 August 2014.]