Second Earl Grey

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Second Earl Grey Englishman who as Prime Minister implemented social reforms including the abolition of slavery throughout the British Empire (1764-1845)
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Usage

In literature:

Grey, Charles (afterwards second Earl Grey), 294, 308, 341, 357, 372-374; motion for parliamentary reform, 399, 447.
"The Political History of England - Vol. X." by William Hunt
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In news:

The current earl is descended from the second Earl Grey, the British prime minister best known for abolishing slavery and the tea that was named after him.
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