Charles Grey, the 2nd Earl Grey, headed up the great reforming Whig government of 1830-1834. Its achievements included the 1832 Great Reform Act.


The forgotten liberal hero: Earl Grey

Charles Grey, second Earl Grey, Viscount Howick and Baron Grey, was the Prime Minister who oversaw the Great Reform Act of 1832, which overhauled the country’s parliamentary electoral system and was the culmination of two years of intense political crisis. … Read the full post »