In Britain, prime minister Charles Grey is forced to resign on the
demand of William IV. The King has lost confidence in Grey over his
three failed attempts to pass a bill for electoral reform. However,
the Duke of Wellington is unable to form an administration, and
Grey is recalled within a week.
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Editors. "William IV forces Grey to resign over Reform Bill". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 30 December 2011
[https://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=17968, accessed 20 January 2018.]