The Earl of Rosebery becomes Prime Minister

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Historical Context Note

  • The Literary Encyclopedia. Volume : .

W. E. Gladstone resigns, having split Liberal Party over Home Rule, and Lord Rosebery, a Liberal Unionist, becomes prime minister, with W. V. Harcourt as leader of the Commons.

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Editors. "The Earl of Rosebery becomes Prime Minister". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 January 2010
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Related Groups

  1. Prime Ministers in Britain