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Cornwallis, Marquess, his policy as 229, 235; assembled at Edinburgh,

Lord-Lieutenant of Ireland regard- 14+; law against, 185; in Ireland,
ing Catholic relief, 335, 501; con- 205.
certs the Union, 502.

Democracy to promote associations in
Corporations, the passing of the Cor- 1792, 134, 136; alarm excited by,

poration and Test Acts, 303, 304; 138; proclamation against, 141; in
extortion practised on dissenters Scotland, 144; in the colonies, 535;
under the Corporation Act, 315; discouraged by goud government,
motions for repeal of Corporation 576. See also Party.
and Test Acts, 322–326, 328; their Derby, Earl ot, his ministries, 85, 89,
repeal, 66, 367; the consent of the 95; persuades the Lords to agree to
bishops, 368; the bill amended in Jewish relief, 390.
the Lords, 370; admission of Catho- Derbysbire insurrection, the, 186.
lics to, 376, 482, 497; and Jews, 386. Diplomatic relations with the Papal

(England), the ancient system Court Bill, 425, 1h.
of Corporations, 462; loss of popu- Dissenters, origin of dissent, 293–297;
lar rights, 463; corporations from the penal code of Elizabeth, 293,
the Revolution to George III., 464; 295; dissent from James I. to Chas.
corporate abuses, ib.; monopoly of 11., 300-304; attempts at compre.
electoral rights, 463, 466; corporate hension, 304, 306; Corporation and
reforın, 466; the bill amended by Test Acts, 303, 304; conduct of
the Lords, 467; self-government dissenters at the Rerolution, 305;
restored, 468; the corporation of the Toleration Act, ib.; di-senters
London excepted from the bill, ib. in reigns of Anne and Geo. I. and

-(Irelaudi, apparent recognition II., 307; the Occasional Conformity
of popular rights in, 318; exclu- Act, 308; annual Acts of Indema
sion of Catholics, 472, 473; the nity, ib., 11.; their numbers at acces.
first municipal Reform Bill, 47+; sion of Geo. 111., 309, n.; impulse
opposition of the Lords, 475; the given by Wesley and Whitefield,
municipal retorm Act, ib. (Scot- 310; relaxation of penal code com-
land), close system in, 470; munici. menced, 313; general character of
pal abuses, ib.; retorin, 471.

the penal code, 314; extortion prac.
Corresponding societies, proceedings tised on dissenters by the City of

of, 127, 137, 141, 173; trials of mem- London under the Corporation Act,
bers of, 145, 156; bill to repress, 315; debate on subscription to the

Articles by dissenters, 316; and ad-
Courier, newspaper, trial of, for libel, mission to universities, ib., 400;

subscription by dissenting school-
Criminal Code, improvement of, 553, masters abolished, 317; offices in

556; counsel allowed in cases of Ireland thrown open, 318; first ino-
felony, 558; summary jurisdiction tions for repeal of the Corporation
of magistrites, 562; the transpor- and Test Acts, 322–326; motions
tation question, 559.

für reliet of Unitarians, 329; and of
Crown colonies, the. See Colonies. Quakers, 331; Lord Sidmouth's
Crown debtors, position of, 264. Dissenting Ministers' Bill, 349; re-
Cumberland, Duke of, grand master lief from requirements of the Tole-

of the Orange Society, 229; dis- ration Act, 350; the army thrown
solves it, 231.

open, 356; biils for relief of dis-

senters in respect of births, mar-
Davior Case, the, 436.

riages, and burials, 362, 363, 332-
Deaths, Act for registration of, 395. 396; repeal of the Corporation and
Debt, imprisonment for, 268; debtors' Test Acts, 66, 367; dissenters ad-
prisons, 269;

exertions of the mitted to the Commons on making
Thatched House Society, 270; in- an attirination, 382 ; admitted to
solvent debtors, 271; later measures universities and endowed schools,
of relief, ib.

397-401; the London University,
Delegates of political associations, the 400; the Dissenters' Chapels Bill,

practice of, adopted, 127, 173, 219, ib.; tinal repeal of penal code, 402;
the trials of Hone, 190, and n.; thizes with the French Revolution,
# cabinet minister, 553; resists 42; attempted coalitions with Pitt,
leading Whig members of, 43; dis- the state endowment of Irish prie-ts,
countenances democracy, 138.


the church -rate question, ib.; prog-

amendment of the criminal code,
ress of dissent, 411, 418; numbers 556.
of different sects, &c., 419; in Scot- Entinck, Vr., his papers seized under
land, 441, n.; in Ireland, 454; rela- a general warrant, 249; brings an
tions of the Church and dissent, action, 250.
420 ; and of dissent to political Erskine, Lord, a leading member of
liberty, 422.

the Whig party, 40; supports the
Donoughmore, Lord, his motions for rights of juries in libel cases, 118;
Catholic relief, 346, 350, 352.

case of Dean of St. Asaph, ib.; of
Douglas, Neil, trial of, for sedition, Stockilale, 119; promotes the Libel

Act, 120, 12:2; deiends Paine, 135;
Downie, D., trial of, for high treason, and Hardy and Horne Tooke, 158.

Erskine, E., seceded from the Church
Drakard, J., trial of, for libel, 179. of Scotland, 132.
Dundas, Mr. leader of the Tories in Erskine, Mr. H., the leader of the
Scotland, 50.

Whigs in Scotland, 50.
Dundas, Mr. R., his influence in Scot- Ewart, Jr., his efforts to reform the
land, 56.

criminal code, 558.
Dungannon, convention of volunteers Excise Bill, its withdrawal in defer-
at, 491.

ence to popular clamor, 121.
Dyer, cudgelled by Lord Mohun, for Ex-viticio intormations, tiled by gor.
a libel, 107.

ernment for libels, 111, 179, 212;

bills to restrain, 112, 116.
EARL Marshal's Office Act, the, 364. Expenditure, national, vast increase
East India, the Company, allowed a in, since 1850, 574.

drawback on tea shipped to Amer- Extradition treaties, 290.
ica, 521; first parliamentary recog-
nition and regulation of, 511; Mr. Factories, labor of children, &c.,
Fox's ludia Bill, 542; Mr. Pitt's, regulated in, 567.
544; the Bill of 1853, 515; India Financial policy, the present system
transferred to the crown, ib.; subse- of, 573 ; originated by Sir H. Par-
quent administration, ib.

nell, 571.
Eaton, D. 1., trial of, for sedition, 151. Fitzgerald, Mr. V., defeated in the
Lecclesiastical Commission, the, 414. Clare election, 371.
Ecclesiastical Titles Bill, the, 426. Fi:zwilliam, Earl, dismissed from his
Edinburgh Review, the intluence of, 57. lord Lieutenancy tor heading a pub-
Education, proposals for a national lic meeting, 195 ; his conduct as

system in England, 568; in Ireland, Lord-Lieutenant of Ireland, 333,
455, 569; adress of the House of 499; his motion on the state of Ire-
Lords on the subject, 570; the sys- land, 350.
tem continued, ib.

Five Mile Act, the, 303.
Edwards, the government spy, 278. Flogging, articles on military fog-
Eldon, Lord, retired from otlice on ging punished as libels, 178 ; in

promotion of Canning, 63; opposes army and navy abated. 563.
the repeal of the Corporation and Flool, Mr., his efforts for indepen-
Test Acts, 66, 369; and Catholic dence of Ireland, 492; for reform,
relief, 378; assisted poor suitors to 495.
put in answers, 265; favors au- Foreigners. See Aliens.
thority, 553; resists amendment of Fox, Mr. C. J., opposes the repress-
the penal code, 556.

ive policy of 1792, 44, 1+1; and of
Elective franchise, Ireland, the regula- 1791-6, 31, 167-172, 257; his ad-

tion of, 366, 379, 508; admission of vice to the Whigs to take ottice re-
Catholics to, 376, 508.

jecteil, 32; refuses ottice under Lord
Elizabeth, Queen, her church policy, Shelburne, 33; in office with Lord

North, 34; his policy contrasted
Ellenborough, Lord, his conduct on with Vr. Pitt's, ib., 1., 35; sympa-

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44, 53 leserted by his party, 45; George IV., his conduct on the pass-
secedes from Parliament, 51; in of- ing of the Catholic Relief Bill, 375,
fice with Lord Sidmouth, 51, 3+1; 378.
effect of his death on parties, 55; German Legion, the, Cobbett's libel
his remark on the rights of juries in

on, 178.
libel cases, 116; his libel bills, 120; Gerrald, J., tried for sedition, 150.
takes the chair at a reform meeting, Gibson, Mr. Milner, heads movement
1779, 127; advocates the reliet of against taxes on knowledge, 215;
Catholics, 318, 339; and of Dissent- his propo-al to establish county
ers and Cnitarians, 325, 329 ; his financial boards, 477.
Indit bill, 512.

Gillray, his caricatures, 124.
Fox Maule, Mr., presents petition of Gladstone, Mr., separates from Lord
the General Assembly, 410.

Palmerston's ministry, 87; bis finan-
Free Church of Scoland, the, 442. cial policy, 573.
Freedom of Opinion. See Opinion, Goderich, Lord, his administration, 65.
Freedom of.

Goldsmith's Hail Association, the, 115,
Free trade, the policy of, adopted, 80,

241, 572; effect of, on colonial poli- Good Hope, Cape of, a constitution

granted to, 537.
French Revolution, effect of, on par- Gordon, Lord G., heads the Protes-

ties, 42; sympathy with, of English tant Association, 129, 321; presents
democrats, 134, 136, 138; aların ex- their petition, 130; committed to
cited by, 138, 198, 201.

Newgate, 133.
Friends of the People, the Society of, Gower, Lord F. L., his resolution for

Frost, J., tried for sedition, 142. Graham, Sir J., separates from Lord

Palmerston's ministry, 87; case of
GENERAL Assembly, the (Church of opening letters by, 281; his answer

Scotland), petitions for relief from to the claim, &c., of the Church of
the Test Act, 328; passes the Veto Scotland, 439.
Act, 433; rejects Lord Aberdeen's Grant, Mr. R., his motions for Jewish
compromise, 436; ad Iresses Her relief, 383, 385.
Majesty, 439; adınits the quoad st- Grattan, Mr., advocates Catholic re-
cra ininisters, 410; petitions Par- lief, 340, 346, 350-354; the indepen-
liament, ib; the secession, 441; the dence of Ireland, 490, 492, 505; his
Veto Act rescinded, 412.

death, 357.
General warrants, issued in the case Grenville, Lord, the tactics of his par-

of the “ North Briton," 216; against ty, 53, 61; in office, 53, 341; iniro-
Mr. Enrick, 249; actions brought in

duces the Treasonable Practices
consequence, 247; condemned in Bill, 164; advocates Catholic re.
Parliament, 252.

liet, 338; his army and Navy Ser-
George III., his party tactics on ac- vice Bill, 342; fall of his ministry,

cession, 25; influence of his friends, 344.
27; overcoines the Coalition, 36; Grenville, Mr., attacked by Wilkes,
influenced by Lord Thurlow, 40; 110; his schemes for taxation of
his repugnance to the Whigs, 41, American colonies, 517.
55; to Fox, 53; directs the suppres. Grey, Earl, the separation of his party
sion of the Gordon Riots, 132; his from the Radicals, 58, 71; carries
fpeech and message respecting se- Parliamentary Reform, 69; his min-
ditions practices, 1792 and 1794, istry, 70-75; his Army and Navy
141, 152; attacked by the mob, 164; Service Bill, 313; advocates Catbo-
opposes Catholic reliet, 335, 336; lic claims, 346; and relief from dec-
and the Ariny and Navy Service laration against transubstantiation,
Bill, 341; his message to Parlia- 357.
ment touching affairs in Ireland,
492; seeks to tax the American col- Habeas Corpus Suspension Acts, the,
onies, 515, 516.

of 1794, 153, 161, 253; of 1817, 185,

257; cases of, between the Revolu-

gerous state of, 1823-25, 365; and
tion and 1794, 253; the Acts of In- in 1828, 371 ; burial-grounds in,
demnity, 253-259; in Ireland, open to all persuasions, 397; the

tńhe question, 415, 451-454; na-
Halitax, Earl of, issue of general war- tional education, 455, 569; May-

rants by, 246, 249: action brought nooth and Queen's Colleges, 450;
against him by Wilkes, 219.

Government of Ireland prior to the
Hardwicke, Lord, changes caused by Union, +79; the Parliament, ib.; the
his Marriage Act, 362

executive, 481: power monopolized
Hardy, J., tried for treason, 156.

by churchmen, 482 ; supremacy
Hawkesbury, Lord, his retusal of Na- of English Government, 183; com-

poleon's demands against the press mercial restrictions, 183, 18+; par-
and foreigners, 176, 287.

tially removed, 488, 490; re-idence
Hewley, Lady, the case of her chari- of lord-lieutenant enforcell, 481,
ties, 401.

485; conflicts btween the Commons
Hobhouse, Sir J. his Vestry Act, 461, and the Executive, ib.; state of Ire.
Hoghton, Sir H., his Dissenters' Relief land, 1776, 487; the volunteers,
Bills, 317.

489; they agitate for independence
Hone, W., trials of, for libel, 189. and parliamentary reform, +90-452,
Horslev, Bishop, his opinion on the 494; the convention at Dungannon,

rights of the people, 165; amends 491; independence granted, 493;
the Protesting Catholic Dis-enters' admission of Catholics to the elec-
Bill, 327.

tire franchise, 3:30, 497; the United
Howick, Lord. See Grey, Earl. Irishmen, 173, 498; feuds between
Hudson, Dr., tried for sedition, 143. Protestants and Catholies, 499; the
Hudson's Bay Company, the, expired, rebellion of 1798, 500; Union with

England concerted, 502 ; opposi-
Hume, Mr., his motion against Orange tion bought off, 503 ; the Union

lodges in the army, 2:30; his scheme eflected, 506; its results, ib.; etrect
for voluntary enlistment, 2633; his of Catholic relief and retorm in the
proposed reform of county adminis- representation, 379, 508; present po-
tration, 477 ; his exertions in revision sition of Ireland, ib.; and of its
of otticial salaries, 548.

Catholic inhabitants, 509; the num-
Hunt, Leigh, tried for libel, 179.

ber of Irishmen on the English
Hunt, Mr. headed the Manchester bench, ib., n.; corporate re-

meeting, 193; tried for sedition, form, 472; new poor-law introduced

into, 565.
Huskisson, Mr., his commercial policy,
62, 572.

JAMAICA, colonial institutions in, 512,

525 ; contumacy of assembly re-
IMPRESSMENT for the army, 260; for pressed, 531.
the navy, 261.

James II. expelled by union of church
Imprisonment, for debts to the Crown, and discenters, 305; his proposal to

26+; contempt of court, 265; on tax colon of Massachuset it.
mesne process, 267; for debt, 268. Jews, the Naturalizauonnett, Lot,
See also Prisons.

repealed, 125; tolerated by Crom-
Indemnity Acts, the, on expiration of well, 302 ; excepted froin Lord

the Habeas Corpus Suspension Acts, Hardwicke's Marriage Act, 362;
256, 257; Annual, the first the first motions for their relief, 383;
passerl, 308, n.

Mr. Grant's motions, ib., 38.0; Jews
Independents, the, their tenets, 296; admitted to corporations, 386: re-

their toleration, 302; nămbers, &c., turns of Baron Rothschild nd Jir.
419, 120, n.

Salomons, 387, 383; attempt to ad.
India See East India,

mit Jews under declaration, 38.);
Informers. See Spies.

the Relief Acts, 390 ; number of,
Insolvent debtors, laws for the relief returned. 391.
of, 271.

Judges, their conduct in libel cases,
Ireland, the Reformation in, 299; dan- 183, 189; number of Irishinen on
the English bench, 509, n.; spirit practiced by, on dissenters, 315, ad.
and teinper of the judges, 552; their dress of the Common Council on the
tenure of office assured, ib.

Manchester massacre, 195; schemes
Junius, the letter of, to the king, 113. for its retorm, 469.
Juries, rights of, in libel cases, 114- London Corresponding Society, the,

137, 138; reported on by a secret

committee, 153; trial of members of,
KENNINGTON Common, Chartist for high treason, 156; intiames public
meeting at, 237.

discontent, 162; calls a meeting at
Kersal Moor, Chartist meeting at, 235; Copenhagen House, 163; address on

election of popular representative at, an attack on Geo. III., 170; in-

creased activity of, 172; suppressed
“ King's Friends, the," a section of by Act, 173.

the Tory party, 27; estranged from London University, founded, 400.
Pitt, 53; coalesce with the Whigs, Lord-lieutenant of Ireland, the resie

ib.; estranged from them, 53. dence of, entorced, 485.
Knight's (a negro) case, 273.

Lords, House of, the Catholic peers

take their seats, 380.
LANSDOWNE, Marquess, his motions Lords, House of (Ireland), composi-

respecting the marriages of Catho- tion of, 479.
lies and Dissenters, 363; for reliet of Loughborough, Lord, joins the Tories,
English Catholies, ib.

45: prompts the repressive policy of
Law, the improvement in the spirit the government, 110.

and administration of, 550; legal Luddites, the, outrages of, 182.
sinecures abolisheid, 551.

Lunatics, a state provision for, 566.
Legislatorial attorners, election of, at Lyndhurst, Lord, brought in the Dis-

public meetings, 190, 191; practice senters' Chapels Bill, 101.

of, imitated by the Chartists, 235.
Letters, opened at the Post-ottice by MACKINTOSH, Sir J., his defence of

government, 279; the former prac- Peltier, 177; his efforts to reform
tice, 280, and n.; case of in 1814, the criminal code, 557.

M'Laren and Baird, trial of, for sedi-
Libel, the Act, 120-122; Lord Sid. tion, 190.

mouth's circular to the lord-lieuten- Magistrates, military interference in
ants respecting seditious libels, 186; absence of, 132; the summary juris-
conduct of judges in lillel cases, 188,

diction of, 562.
189. Ser also Sedition, &c.

Manchester, public meeting at, 192,
Liberal Party, the. See l'artv.

the massacre, 193; debates thereon
Liberty ot opinion. See Opinion, Lib- in Parliament, 191-196.
erty of

Maustield, Lord, his decisions touch-
Liberty of the subject. See Subject, ing the rights of juries in libel cases,
Liberty of.

114, 118; produced the judgment in
Licensing Act, the, 105; not renewed, Woodfall case to the house of

Lords, 116; his house burut by the
Liverpool, Earl of, his administration, Protestant rioters, 1532; his opinion

58, 12; disunjou of the Tories on his on military interference in absence
death, 63; his ministry and the of a magistrate, ib. ; his decision in
Catholic question, 353.

the negro case, 273; and recognize
Local government, the basis of consti- ing toleration, 315; his tolerant ac.

tutional freedom, 460; vestries, open quittal of a priest, 319; a cabinet
and select, 461; Vestry Acts, ib., minister, 553.
462; municipal corporations before Manufacturing districts, state of the,
and atter reform, 462–476; local 191, 410.
boards, 477; courts of quarter ses. Margarot M., trial of, for sedition, 150.
sions, ib.

Marriages, laws affecting the, ot Disa
Logan, the Rev., his defence of War- senters and Catholics, 362-364, 392-
ren Hastings, 119.

395; -flect of Lord Hardwicke's
London, corporation of, extortion

Act, 362.

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