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William Edward Forster

William Edward Forster PC, FRS (11 July 1818 – 6 April 1886) was an English industrialist, philanthropist and Liberal Party statesman. [1]

77 relations: Alfred Illingworth, American Civil War, Archibald Primrose, 5th Earl of Rosebery, Arthur Balfour, Ballot Act 1872, Bill (law), Bradford, Bradford (UK Parliament constituency), Bradford Central (UK Parliament constituency), Bradpole, Bridport, Business magnate, Charles Adderley, 1st Baron Norton, Charles Reed (British politician), Charles Stewart Parnell, Chichester Parkinson-Fortescue, 1st Baron Carlingford, Chief Secretary for Ireland, Church of England, Compensation for Disturbance Bill, Dissenter, Dublin, Dudley Ryder, 3rd Earl of Harrowby, Edward Cardwell, 1st Viscount Cardwell, Edward Miall, Elementary Education Act 1870, Excommunication, Florence Vere O'Brien, George Dixon (MP), George Shaw-Lefevre, 1st Baron Eversley, Government of Ireland Bill 1886, Great Famine (Ireland), H. O. Arnold-Forster, Henry Wickham Wickham, Hugh Chisholm, Imperial Federation, Irish National Land League, James Lowther (1840–1904), John Russell, 1st Earl Russell, Kilmainham Gaol, Leeds (UK Parliament constituency), Liberal Party (UK), Liberal Unionist Party, Lord Frederick Cavendish, Lord Robert Montagu, Matthew William Thompson, Monto (Take Her Up to Monto), Mounted police, National Education League, Nonconformist, Phoenix Park, ..., Privy Council of the United Kingdom, Quakers, Queen Victoria, Rector of the University of Aberdeen, Reform Act, Royal Society, School boards in England and Wales, Secretary of State for Education, Serbia, Shotgun shell, Sir Henry Ripley, 1st Baronet, The Dubliners, The Right Honourable, Thomas Arnold, Thomas Henry Huxley, Thomas Wemyss Reid, Titus Salt, Tottenham, Turkey, Under-Secretary of State for the Colonies, United Kingdom general election, 1885, University of Aberdeen, West Riding of Yorkshire, William Cowper-Temple, 1st Baron Mount Temple, William Ewart Gladstone, William Forster (philanthropist), Wool. Expand index (27 more) »

Alfred Illingworth

Alfred Illingworth (25 September 1827 – 1907), was an English worsted spinner and Liberal politician who sat in the House of Commons in two periods between 1868 and 1895.

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American Civil War

The American Civil War, widely known in the United States as simply the Civil War as well as other sectional names, was a civil war fought from 1861 to 1865 to determine the survival of the Union or independence for the Confederacy.

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Archibald Primrose, 5th Earl of Rosebery

Archibald Philip Primrose, 5th Earl of Rosebery, 1st Earl of Midlothian (7 May 1847 – 21 May 1929) was a British Liberal statesman and Prime Minister.

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Arthur Balfour

Arthur James Balfour, 1st Earl of Balfour (25 July 1848 – 19 March 1930) was a British Conservative politician who was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from July 1902 to December 1905, and later Foreign Secretary.

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Ballot Act 1872

The Ballot Act 1872 was an Act of the Parliament of the United Kingdom that introduced the requirement that parliamentary and local government elections in the United Kingdom be held by secret ballot.

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Bill (law)

A bill is proposed legislation under consideration by a legislature.

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Bradford

Bradford is in the Metropolitan Borough of the City of Bradford in West Yorkshire, England, in the foothills of the Pennines west of Leeds, and northwest of Wakefield.

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Bradford (UK Parliament constituency)

Bradford was a parliamentary constituency in Bradford, in the West Riding of Yorkshire.

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Bradford Central (UK Parliament constituency)

Bradford Central was a parliamentary constituency in the city of Bradford, West Yorkshire, which returned one Member of Parliament (MP) to the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom.

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Bradpole

Bradpole is a village and civil parish in south west Dorset, England, in the Brit valley, outside Bridport.

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Bridport

Bridport is a market town in Dorset, England, situated approximately inland from the English Channel near the confluence of the small River Brit and its tributary the Asker.

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Business magnate

A business magnate (formally industrialist) refers to an entrepreneur of great influence, importance, or standing in a particular enterprise or field of business.

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Charles Adderley, 1st Baron Norton

Charles Bowyer Adderley, 1st Baron Norton, PC (2 August 1814 – 28 March 1905) was a British Conservative politician.

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Charles Reed (British politician)

Sir Charles Reed FSA (19 June 1819 – 25 March 1881) was a British politician who served as Member of Parliament for Hackney and St Ives, Chairman of the London School Board, Director and Trustee of the original Abney Park Cemetery Joint Stock Company, Chairman of the Bunhill Fields Preservation Committee, associate of George Peabody, lay Congregationalist, and owner of a successful commercial typefounding business in London.

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Charles Stewart Parnell

Charles Stewart Parnell (Cathal Stiúbhard Pharnell; 27 June 1846 – 6 October 1891) was an Irish landlord, nationalist political leader, land reform agitator, and the founder and leader of the Irish Parliamentary Party.

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Chichester Parkinson-Fortescue, 1st Baron Carlingford

Chichester Samuel Parkinson-Fortescue, 2nd Baron Clermont and 1st Baron Carlingford KP, PC (18 January 1823 – 30 January 1898), known as Chichester Fortescue until 1863 and as Chichester Parkinson-Fortescue between 1863 and 1874 and Lord Carlingford after 1874, was a British Liberal politician of the 19th century.

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Chief Secretary for Ireland

The Chief Secretary for Ireland was a key political office in the British administration in Ireland.

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Church of England

The Church of England is the officially-established Christian church in England, and the mother church of the worldwide Anglican Communion.

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Compensation for Disturbance Bill

The Compensation for Disturbance Bill (Ireland - 1880), under pressure from John O'Connor Power, member for Mayo, was introduced by Ireland's Chief Secretary, W.E. Forster, on June 18, 1880 as a temporary measure to deal with a deteriorating situation in Ireland brought about by the Irish famine and Land League agitation.

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Dissenter

A dissenter (from the Latin dissentire, “to disagree”), is one who disagrees in matters of opinion, belief, etc.

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Dublin

Dublin is the capital and largest city of Ireland.

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Dudley Ryder, 3rd Earl of Harrowby

Dudley Francis Stuart Ryder, 3rd Earl of Harrowby PC, DL, JP (16 January 1831 – 26 March 1900), known as Viscount Sandon from 1847 to 1882, was a British peer and politician.

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Edward Cardwell, 1st Viscount Cardwell

Edward Cardwell, 1st Viscount Cardwell PC, PC (Ire), FRS (24 July 1813 – 15 February 1886) was a prominent British politician in the Peelite and Liberal parties during the middle of the 19th century.

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Edward Miall

Edward Miall (8 May 1809 – 30 April 1881) was an English journalist, apostle of disestablishment, founder of the Liberation Society, and Liberal Party politician.

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Elementary Education Act 1870

The Elementary Education Act 1870, commonly known as Forster's Education Act, set the framework for schooling of all children between the ages of 5 and 13 in England and Wales.

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Excommunication

Excommunication is an institutional act of religious censure used to deprive, suspend, or limit membership in a religious community or to restrict certain rights within it, in particular reception of the sacraments.

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Florence Vere O'Brien

Florence Vere O'Brien (3 July 1854 – 8 July 1936) was a British diarist, philanthropist, and craftswoman.

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George Dixon (MP)

George Dixon (1820 – 24 January 1898) was English Liberal politician who was active in local government in Birmingham and sat in the House of Commons in two periods between 1867 and 1898.

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George Shaw-Lefevre, 1st Baron Eversley

George John Shaw-Lefevre, 1st Baron Eversley PC, DL (12 June 1831 – 19 April 1928) was a British Liberal Party politician.

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Government of Ireland Bill 1886

The Government of Ireland Bill 1886, commonly known as the First Home Rule Bill, was the first major attempt made by a British government to enact a law creating home rule for part of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland.

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Great Famine (Ireland)

The Great Famine (an Gorta Mór) or the Great Hunger was a period of mass starvation, disease, and emigration in Ireland between 1845 and 1852.

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H. O. Arnold-Forster

Hugh Oakeley Arnold-Forster PC (19 August 1855 – 12 March 1909), known as H. O. Arnold-Forster, was a British politician and writer.

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Henry Wickham Wickham

Henry Wickham Wickham (1800 – 23 September 1867) was British Conservative party politician.

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Hugh Chisholm

Hugh Chisholm (22 February 1866 – 29 September 1924) was a British journalist, and editor of the 10th, 11th and 12th editions of the Encyclopædia Britannica.

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Imperial Federation

The Imperial Federation was a late-19th early-20th century proposal to create a federated union in place of the existing British Empire.

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Irish National Land League

The Irish National Land League (Irish: Conradh na Talún) was an Irish political organisation of the late 19th century which sought to help poor tenant farmers.

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James Lowther (1840–1904)

James Lowther PC, PC (Ire), DL, JP (1 December 1840 – 12 September 1904) was a British Conservative politician and sportsman.

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John Russell, 1st Earl Russell

John Russell, 1st Earl Russell (18 August 1792 – 28 May 1878), known as Lord John Russell before 1861, was a leading Whig and Liberal politician who served as Prime Minister on two occasions during the mid-19th century.

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Kilmainham Gaol

Kilmainham Gaol (Príosún Chill Mhaighneann) is a former prison in Kilmainham, Dublin, Ireland.

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Leeds (UK Parliament constituency)

Leeds was a parliamentary borough covering the town of Leeds, in the West Riding of Yorkshire, England.

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Liberal Party (UK)

The Liberal Party was a liberal political party which was one of the two major parties in the United Kingdom in the 19th and early 20th century.

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Liberal Unionist Party

The Liberal Unionist Party was a British political party that was formed in 1886 by a faction that broke away from the Liberal Party.

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Lord Frederick Cavendish

Lord Frederick Charles Cavendish (30 November 1836 – 6 May 1882) was an English Liberal politician and protégé of the Prime Minister, William Ewart Gladstone.

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Lord Robert Montagu

Lord Robert Montagu PC (24 January 1825 – 6 May 1902), was a British Conservative politician.

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Matthew William Thompson

Matthew William Thompson (1 February 1820 – 1 December 1891) was a British railway director and Liberal Party politician.

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Monto (Take Her Up to Monto)

Monto (Take Her Up To Monto) is an Irish folk song, written in 1958 by George Desmond Hodnett, music critic of the Irish Times, and popularised by the Dubliners.

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Mounted police

Mounted police are police who patrol on horseback or camelback.

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National Education League

The National Education League was a political movement in England and Wales which promoted elementary education for all children, free from religious control.

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Nonconformist

"Nonconformist" or "Non-conformist" was a term used in England and Wales after the Act of Uniformity 1662 to refer to a Protestant Christian who did not "conform" to the governance and usages of the established Church of England.

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Phoenix Park

Phoenix Park (Páirc an Fhionnuisce) is an urban park in Dublin, Ireland, lying 2–4 km west of the city centre, north of the River Liffey.

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Privy Council of the United Kingdom

Her Majesty's Most Honourable Privy Council, usually known simply as the Privy Council, is a formal body of advisers to the Sovereign of the United Kingdom.

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Quakers

The Quakers (or Religious Society of Friends) is a Christian movement which professes the priesthood of all believers, a doctrine it derives from.

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Queen Victoria

Victoria (Alexandrina Victoria; 24 May 1819 – 22 January 1901) was Queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland from 20 June 1837 until her death.

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Rector of the University of Aberdeen

The Lord Rector of the University of Aberdeen is the students' representative and chairman in the University Court of the University of Aberdeen.

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Reform Act

In the United Kingdom, Reform Act is a generic term used for legislation concerning electoral matters.

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Royal Society

The President, Council, and Fellows of the Royal Society of London for Improving Natural Knowledge, commonly known as the Royal Society, is a learned society for science and is possibly the oldest such society still in existence.

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School boards in England and Wales

School boards were public bodies in England and Wales between 1870 and 1902, which established and administered elementary schools.

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Secretary of State for Education

Her Majesty's Principal Secretary of State for Education (frequently shortened to the Education Secretary) is the chief minister of the Department for Education in the United Kingdom government.

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Serbia

Serbia (Србија, Srbija), officially the Republic of Serbia (Република Србија, Republika Srbija), is a sovereign state situated at the crossroads between Central and Southeast Europe, covering the southern part of the Pannonian Plain and the central Balkans.

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Shotgun shell

A shotgun shell is a self-contained cartridge loaded with lead shot or a shotgun slug which is designed to be fired from a shotgun.

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Sir Henry Ripley, 1st Baronet

Sir Henry William Ripley, 1st Baronet (23 April 1813 – 9 November 1882), was a British businessman, philanthropist and Liberal Party politician who switched to the Conservative Party.

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The Dubliners

The Dubliners are an Irish folk band founded in Dublin in 1962.

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The Right Honourable

The Right Honourable (The Rt Hon. or Rt Hon.) is an honorific style traditionally applied to certain persons and to certain collective bodies in the United Kingdom, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, some other Commonwealth realms, the Anglophone Caribbean, Mauritius and occasionally elsewhere.

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Thomas Arnold

Thomas Arnold (13 June 1795 – 12 June 1842) was an English educator and historian.

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Thomas Henry Huxley

Thomas Henry Huxley (4 May 1825 – 29 June 1895) was an English biologist (comparative anatomist), known as "Darwin's Bulldog" for his advocacy of Charles Darwin's theory of evolution.

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Thomas Wemyss Reid

Sir Thomas Wemyss Reid (29 March 1842 – 26 February 1905) was an English newspaper editor, novelist and biographer.

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Titus Salt

Sir Titus Salt, 1st Baronet (20 September 1803 – 29 December 1876), born in Morley, near Leeds, was a manufacturer, politician, and philanthropist in Bradford, West Riding of Yorkshire, England.

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Tottenham

Tottenham is an area in the London Borough of Haringey, in north London, England.

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Turkey

Turkey (Türkiye), officially the Republic of Turkey (Turkish), is a parliamentary republic in Eurasia, largely located in Western Asia, with the smaller portion of Eastern Thrace in Southeast Europe.

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Under-Secretary of State for the Colonies

The Under-Secretary of State for the Colonies was a junior Ministerial post in the United Kingdom government, subordinate to the Secretary of State for the Colonies and, from 1948, also to a Minister of State.

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United Kingdom general election, 1885

The 1885 United Kingdom general election was from 24 November to 18 December 1885.

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University of Aberdeen

The University of Aberdeen is a public research university in the city of Aberdeen, Scotland.

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West Riding of Yorkshire

The West Riding of Yorkshire is one of the three historic subdivisions of Yorkshire, England.

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William Cowper-Temple, 1st Baron Mount Temple

William Francis Cowper-Temple, 1st Baron Mount Temple PC (13 December 1811 – 16 October 1888), known as William Cowper (pronounced "Cooper") before 1869 and as William Cowper-Temple between 1869 and 1880, was a British Liberal Party politician and statesman.

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William Ewart Gladstone

William Ewart Gladstone (29 December 1809 – 19 May 1898), was a British Liberal politician.

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William Forster (philanthropist)

William Forster (23 March 1784 – 27 January 1854) was a preacher, Quaker elder and a fervent abolitionist.

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Wool

Wool is the textile fiber obtained from sheep and certain other animals, including cashmere from goats, mohair from goats, qiviut from muskoxen, angora from rabbits, and other types of wool from camelids.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/William_Edward_Forster

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