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in forming a Ministry, 471; serves the
Cabinet without office, 472; unable to
form a Ministry in 1855, vi. 51; presents
to the Lords the anti-transportation peti.
tion of Van Diemen's Land, 372.
La Place testifies to the value of vaccina.
tion, i. 191.
Larkin, Patrick, and his son, shot, v. 186.
Lascar, the, his story of the greased cart.
ridges, vi. 289; its effect on the sepoys,
Lascelles, influence of the family in York.
shire, i. 119.
Lascelles, Lord, stands for Yorkshire, i.
127; made Lord-Lieutenant of Yorkshire,
Laswaree, battle of, vi. 84.
Latouche, Rev. Mr., incumbent of Mount.
rath, iii. 342:
Lauderdale, Lord (afterwards Earl of),
his protest against a Gas Bill, i. 86; his
bill for repealing the Spitalfields Acts,
ii. 175; objected to by the East India
Directors, vi. 90.
La Valette, Marquis de, recalled, vi. 12.
Law, Bishop of Chester, opposes the re-
form of the Criminal Code, ii. 134:
Lawless, his agitation in Ulster, ii. 398 ;
Law Reform. See Common Law and
Lawrence, Col., his Indian career, i. 108.
Lawrence family, the, vi. 193.
Lawrence, George, preserves order in
Rajpootana, vi. 301.
Lawrence, Henry (afterwards Sir), ap-
pointed resident at Lahore, vi. 225;
his character and policy, 225 ; his suc-
cessful administration, 226; returns
England with Hardinge, 226;
knighted, 226 n.; brought back to
Punjab by news of the second Sikh
war, 230; urges lenient treatment of
the Sikhs, 230; appointed Chief Com-
missioner of the Punjab, 231 ; his epi.
taph, 231 n. ; suppresses a mutiny at
Lucknow, . 297 ; his appointment to
the administration of Oudh, 302 ; his
precautions for the safety of the Euro-
peans at Lucknow, 303; his sortie
and death, 307 ; his employment of
1822, 109; his proposals defeated, 111;
his opposition to the Corn Bill of 1826,
207, supports Lord J. Russell's Reform
motion, 339; his motion for a united
Ministry in 1827, 350 ; his attack on
Letters, Sunday deliveries of, v. 293 ; right
of Government to open, 378 n.
Leuchtenburg, Duc de, candidate for
Belgian throne, iv. 236.
Leveson-Gower, Lord F. (afterwards Lord
Ellesmere), his description of the pros-
periiy of 1825, ii. 181; his bill for endow-
ing Roman Catholic clergy, 310; Chief
Secretary for Ireland, 390.
Lewis, “Monk,” one of the Queen's
friends, ii. 61.
Lewis, Captain, his exploration of the
Columbia River, v. 339; his complaint
against the Burmese, vi. 234.
Lewis, Sir J. Frank land, made Treasurer
of the Navy, ii. 440; one of the English
Poor Law Commissioners, iv. 150.
Lewis, Rt. Hon. Sir J. C., a member of
Useful Knowledge Society, iv.
by Rice to draw up paper on Irish Poor
Laws, iv. 150; Chancellor of the Ex-
chequer, vi. 527
Leybourne, John, Vicar Apostolic, v.
Lichfield House Compact, iv. 16.
Lichfield, Lord, his views on Rowland
Hill, iv. 190
Liddell, Sir T., a patron of Stephenson,
Lieven, Count, Russian Minister in Lon.
don, apprises Canning of the intention
to depopulate the Morea, iii. 109;
arrives at St. Petersburg, 112; draws
Canning's attention to the Protocol of
St. Petersburg, 117; his wife's inter-
ference in politics, 145.
Liffey, Dublin seated on, i. 87.
Ligny, battle of, vi. 34.
Limerick, the siege of, ii. 234 ; articles of,
235; disturbances in, 271; distress in,
.275; its close Corporation, iv. co.
Limerick, Bishop of, his reply to Hume's
attack on the Irish Church, ii. 302.
Limited liability, institution of, iv. 356.
Lin, Commissioner, his measures for the
periodical, 257-272; its characteristics
in 1816, 270.
Littledale, Mr. Juctice, sits in “Stockdale
v. Hansard," iv. 200.
Littleport, riots in, in 1816, 344.
Littler, Sir John, menaced at Ferozepore,
Littleton, Rt. Hon. E. (afterwards Lord
Hatherton), introduces bill for disfran-
chising forty-shillings freeholders in Ire-
land, ii. 310; proposed for Speakership
iii. 365; supports O'Connell on Baron
Smith's case, 453; his Tithe Bill, 456,
459; endeavours to manage O'Connell,
463 ; his failure, 464; resigns, but con-
tinues in office, 465, 469; his modified
Tithe Bill, 470; becomes Lord Hather-
ton, iv, 24.
Liverpool, its prosperity promoted by the
Bridgewater Canal, i. 72; its situation
on the Mersey, 88, 89; its rise, 89; its
population in 1816,89; its shipping trade,
90; bribery in, 125; Brougham stands
for, 125; petition from, in 1819, for Re.
form, 417; meeting at, after Peterloo,
426; obtains private Act for theatre, iii.
307 ; dwellings of poor in, iv. 355.
Liverpool and Manchester Railway origi-
nated, iii. 261; Stephenson engineer to,
Liverpool, Earl of, his sinecure, i. 128;
elected before he was of age, 133; his
Ministry and career, 293, 325; his descrip-
tion of the Seditious Meetings Bill, 434 ;
his recommendation of an increased grant
to royal dukes, ii. 7; proposes a secret
committee on the Queen's conduct, 39';
introduces Bill of Pains and Penalties,
46; at the Queen's trial, .57 ; his reply
to the Queen's claim to be crowned, 66;
delivers message to Lords on the death
of George III., 85; attempts to recon.
struct his Ministry, 115; his wife's death,
116; his junction with the Grenvilles,
117; supports the repeal of the Spital.
fields Acts, 174; his negotiation with
the Bank in 1826, 200; his speech on
the Corn Laws, 205, 207 ; neutral in the
Cambridge election contest, 211; his
seizure, 218; his administration, 219,
220; his opposition to the Roman Ca-
tholics, 260; changes in his Ministry,
260 ; supports bill for enfranchising
Roman Catholics, 289, 301 ; his speech
on the Tithe Bill, 293 ; opposes a select
committee on Ireland, 298; concedes it,
301; shrinks from a dissolution in 1825,
313; his preference for rotten boroughs,
320; his view of the Grampound Bill,
331 ;, his policy towards Portugal, iii.
77 ; his Church appointments, 269; his
suspension of the Corn Law, v. 17 ; his
Cabinet orders the whole of Australia
to be claimed, vi. 358.
Lloyd, Charles (afterwards Bishop), his
distinction between two periods of Rou
manism, v. 275 n.
Lloyd, Rev. Mr., murdered, v. 186.
Spanish marriage question, v. 356 ; his
statement on the Coburg candidature,
359 m; revisited by the Queen, 358;
wishes to disavow Bresson's conduct,
364 ; persuaded by Guizot not to do so,
364 ; the question of his culpability
examined, 365; relies on the Chapiber
against the people, 385; his Ministers
stop the political banquet, 385 ; replaces
Guizot by Molé, 387; abdication and
flight of, 389.
Louis XIV., his reign and its consequences,
i. 3; repeals the Edict of Nantes, 58.
Louis XVIII., his position and conduct
in 1821, iii. 34; declines offer for British
mediation on Spanish question, 51; his
speech on opening the Chambers, 52;
his death, 155.
Lovett, Mr., a Chartist, iv. 384-380; his
Low, Colonel, exacts a promise from Allee
Shah to accept a new treaty,. vi. 245 ;
protests against Auckland's injustice,
248; testifies to the fidelity of Oudh,
256; his proposal for dealing with Oudh,
Lowther, Lord, opposes Roman Catholic
emancipation, ii. 411.
Lubbock, Sir J., a member of Useful
Knowledge Society, iv. 74.
Lucan, Lord, his order to the Heavy
Brigade, vi. 42; his misinterpretation
of Raglan's order respecting the Light
Lucas, Mr., a landlord, murdered, v. 186.
Lucca annexed to Tuscany, v. 383.
Lucerne admits the Jesuits, v. 377; sur.
Lucknow, suppression of a mutiny at, vi.
297 ; its rank as a city, 303; the sortie
at, 307; siege of, 315; relief of, 315.
Luddite riots, the, origin of the name, i.
346; of 1816, 347.
Ludlam convicted of high treason for
Derby riots, i. 367.
Lunatics, treatment of, iv. 423; improved
treatment of, vi. 397.
Lushington, Dr., at the Queen's trial, ii.
49, 50, 56; violently advocates Reform
at the London Tavern dinner, 335.;
on Chancery Commission, iii.
284; attacks trial of Rev. J. Smith,
Luxemburg, its position in 1831, iv. 234 ;
decision of Conference respecting, 235;
new proposals respecting, 242.
Luxmore, Bishop of. Hereford, opposes
the reform of the Criminal Code, ii. 133,
Lyndhurst, Lord (see also Copley, Sir J.),
retains the Chancellorship, ii. 374 ; his
power in the Cabinet, 390 ; his interview
with the King in March 1829, 408; his
Regency Bill, iii. 199; Chief Baron,
199; his speech on the Reform Bill,
221; his Bill of Chancery Reform,
285 ; supports amendment Irish
Church Bill, 386; receives Great Seal,
iv. 2; confirmed in Chancellorship, 4;
his opposition to the Corporation Act,
42; spoken of as a possible Prime
Minister, 43; advises Peers to give way
on corporation reform, 45; amends Irish
Corporation Bill, 63 ; decides tithe case,
68; amends Irish Corporation Bill in
1838, 157 ; influence of Disraeli over,
368; blames Russell for the growth of
Chartism, 385; moves the second read-
ing of the Prisoners' Counsel Bill, 417.;
Lord Chancellor under Peel, v. 1 ; his
vote on O'Connell's appeal, 110;
for the relief of the Unitarians, 268 n.
Lyons, Sir E. (atterwards Lord), recom-
mends a constitution for Greece, v. 408 ;
fails to obtain redress for Mr. Finlay,
Macdonald, Colonel, envoy at Teheran,
M'Eniry, John, murdered, v. 186.
Macgregor, Mr., procures supplies for
Sale's beleaguered force, vi. 190.
MacHale, Dr., Archbishop of Tuam, at-
tacks the Irish Education Board, iv. 181,
Machinery, effects of, on wages, i. 329;
unpopularity of, 346, 347 ; laws relating
to the export of, ii. 178, 179; its effect
on the Irish labourer, vi. 383; and on
the labouring classes generally, 387.
Mackenzie, Sir A., his exploration of the
Fraser River, v. 339.
Mackintosh, Rt. Hon. Sir J., his his-
torical labours, 228; his “Vindiciæ Gal-
liciæ," 229; writes for the Post, 259;
and Chronicle, 260; his opposition to
the repressive measures of 1817, 356;
his motion for criminal reform, 402; his
character and career, ii. 137 ; becomes
a criminal law reformer, 138; obtains a
committee on the criminal laws, 139;
proposes legislation on the committee's
report, 142; moves for select committee
on forgery laws, 1.43; renews his attempt
to reform the criminal laws, 145; sup-
ports the Small Notes Bill in 1825, 198;
his notice of the Portuguese at Goa, 221;
his support of the Roman Catholics, 259;
his opposition to the Foreign Enlistment
Act, iii. 12; his language on the Franco-
Spanish war, .54 ; attacks Wellington's
policy, 155; his reform of the Criminal
Code, 287 n. ; his opinion of the Rev.
J. Smith's trial, 402; his dictum on guar.
antees, iv. 290 ; estimate of T. Campbell,
Mackworth, Major, at the Bristol riots,
M‘Leod, Alexander, arrested at New York,
M‘Nab, Colonel, destroys the Caroline
steamer, v. 330.
Macnaghten, William (atterwards Sir), his
conversation with Auckland at Simla,
vi. 162; sent on a mission to Lahore,
163; concludes a treaty with Runjeet
Singh for the invasion of Afghanistan,
164; his mission to Shah Sooja, 169;
proposes the conquest of Herat and La-
hore, 176 ;, proclaims Afghanistan quiet,
177 ; his views of policy for the country,
177 ; appointed Governor of Bombay,
17 ; his alarm for the safety of the
passes, 180; his counsels to Elphinstone
disregarded, 182; consents to negotiate
with the insurgents, 184; is murdered,
Macnaghten, Lady, surrendered to Akbar
Khan, vi. 188.
M‘Naughton, Daniel, his assassination of
Mr. Drummond, v. 25 n.
MacNeile, Dean, his argument against the
endowment of Maynooth, v. 118 n. ;
Evangelical labours of, 280.
Macpherson, Sir J., vi. 74 n. ; his policy
in India, 75 ne
MACADAM, his system of road repair, i.
77, 78; the effect of his roads, iii. 252.
Macarthur, John, his experiment in sheep-
breeding, vi. 355.
M'Carthy, Justin, his statement on the
Finlay and Pacifico claims, V. 412 n.
M'Carthy, Sir Charles, Governor of the
Gold Coast, ii. 213 ; his defeat and death,
Macaulay, Rt. Hon. T. B. (afterwards
Lord), his account of Madame de Stael,
Miss Austen, and Miss Edgeworth, i.
255 ; his account of the Reformation, ii.
223; his description of the Toleration
Act, 228, 229; his speeches on Reform,
223, 321; elected for Leeds, iii. 358, 421;
refuses to give evidence to committee on
Hill's case, 451 ; Secretary at War, iv.
195 ; speeches on want of confidence
motion, 222; his views about Portugal,
294 ; his rank as an orator, 349 ; his
account of the salubrity of London, 364;
his official relations with Lord Cardigan,
431 n. ;, compares Maynooth College to
Do-the-boys Hall, v. 117; his criticism
of the opposition to the grant, 118; Pay-
master of the Forces, 155; defeated at
Edinburgh in 1847, 173; denounces the
legislation of 1712 respecting the Scotch
Church, 303 n.; offered office by Russell
in 1851, 444 n. ; his remark on the divid.
ing-line of party, 473 ; his essays on Clive
and Hastings referred to, vi. 68; his
inscription to Lord W. Bentinck, 140;
assists in repealing the Indian press laws,
149; reforms the law of appeal in India,
his Indian education scheme, 151 ;
his estimate of the population in 1688,
339; his New Zealander, 379.
Macaulay, Zachary, iii. 390; collects in-
formation on slavery, 392.
Macclesfield, transfer of silk trade from
Spitalfields to, i, 59.
M'Culloch, on the Corn Laws, i. 142,
143; writes for the Chronicle, 260; his
aphorism on navigation, v. 215.
Macdonnell, Rev. Mr., curate of Graigue,
iii. 342, 343.
Madras, Presidency of, i. 107; capture of,
by the French in 1746, vi. 71; ryotwar
settlement of, 99.
Maestricht, position of, iv. 242.
Mahmoud íi., Sultan of Turkey, iii. 39, iv.
279; suppresses the Janissaries, iii. 116;
orders Mehemet to raise seige of Acre,
iii. 280; appeals to Britain for help, 281;
and to France and Russia, 282; his atti-
tude towards Mehemet, 315; reinforces
his army, 317 ; decides on crossing the
Euphrates, 317; his death, 321.
Mahmoud drives his brother, Shah Sooja,
from the throne, vi. 94.
Mahommedans, proportion of, to Hindoos
in the native Indian
Mahon, Lord, his Election Committee
Bill, iv. 209; his attack on Palmerston's
foreign policy, 309 n.
Mahon, Major, murdered, v. 186.
Mahrattas, division of power among the,
vi. 81; first war with the, 84.
Maidstone, corruption in, i. 125.
Maidstone, Lord, denounces O'Connell's
speech at Crown and Anchor, iv. 142.
Maine, invasion of disputed territory by,
Maine, Sir H. S., his notice of suttee
quoted, vi. 138.
Maison, General, in command of the
French in Greece iii. 140; retires, iv.
Majendie, Bishop of Bangor, i. 152;
pluralities enjoyed by, 153,
Majocchi, Theodore, his evidence on the
Queen's trial, ii. 50.
Malabar, annexation of, vi. 75.
“Malachi Malagrowther." See Scott
Malakhoff, unsuccessful attack on the, vi.
60; taken, 61.
Malcolm, Admiral Pulteney, selected to
succeed Codrington, iii. 138.
Malcolm, Sir John, in favour of the East
India Company, i. 109; favours Scindia's
claim of Gwalior and Gohud, vi. 88;
his missions to Teheran, 95 ; his negotia.
tions with Toolsye Bhye, 119; his re-
marks on suttee quoted, 139.
Mallow, the Repeal meeting at, v. 95.
Malmesbury, first Earl of, his advice to
the Princess of Wales, i. 278.
Malmesbury, third Earl of, his account of
the agriculturists in 1845, v. 53; Foreign
Minister, v. 451; his story of Lord Strat-
ford de 'Redcliffe's revengeful feelings
towards the Czar, vi. 12 n.
Malta, its history and capture, i. 98, 99;
governorship of, conferred on Lord Hast-
ings, vi. 123.
Maltby, Bishop, his extra-episcopal ap-
pointments, v. 257.
Malthus, his works and their influence,
i. 222-224 ; advocates savings banks,
374 n. ; his writings referred to, iii. 322.
Malt tax, the war, surrendered in 1816, i.
337; additional, Western carries repeal
of, ii. 105; remitted in 1822, 124; the
history of, iv. 429; Ingilby carries
motion for reduction of, 429; motion
for reduction of, in 1834, 437.
Malwa, subjugation of, vi. 119; opium
cultivation in, 137-
Mama Sahib, regent of Gwalior, vi. 213-
Mamelon, capture of the, vi. 60.
Mamelukes, massacre of, iii. 39.
Manchester, its prosperity dependent on
45; adopts cotton trade, 48;
promoted by the Bridgewater Canal,
72; its previous isolation, 89; its popu-
sation in 1816, 89; its rapid growth, 89;
the Manchester meeting, 360; borough
of Reeve refuses to summon a meeting
in 1819, 416; renewed meeting at, 419
(see Peterloo); riots at, in 1825, ii.
206; its increase, 320; petition for
Reform, 322; Lord J. Russell desires
to enfranchise, 385; obtains private Act
for theatre, iii. 307 ; playhouse manager
at, fined for playing without a license,
308; a typical abode of the poor in, iv,
358, 362; formation of the Corn Law
Association at, 395; creation of the see
of, v. 260 1h. ; rejection of Church rates
Manchester, Duchess Dowager of, her
sinecure, i. 130.
Manin, Daniel imprisoned, v. 383; re-
Manners, Lord, attends an Orange dinner
at the Beef-Steak Club, ii. 285.
Manners, Lord John, First Commissioner
of Works, V. 452.
Mansel, Bishop of Bristol, i. 151.
Mansfield, Countess of, her sinecure, i.
Mansfield, Lord, the "Fragment on Gov.
ernment" attributed to, i. 218.
Maories, the, character of, vi. 364; be-
coming extinct, 365.
March, Lord (afterwards Duke of Rich-
mond), accuses Peel of betraying his
party, v. 49; horrified at Peel's free
trade scheme, 141.
Margaret of Anjou, i. 249:
Margate obtains private Act for a theatre,
Maria, Donna, proclaimed Queen of Por.
tugal, iv. 294 ; her marriage and govern-
ment of Portugal, v. 370.
Marienburg coveted by France in 1831, iv.
Markland, Captain, in command in the
Tagus, iv. 292.
Marlborough, Duke of, his parliamentary
influence, i. 118; buys seat for Oxford,
Marley, General, vi. 107 ; defeated by the
Marlowe, his writings, i. 211.
Marmont, Marshal, in command during
the Revolution of July, iii. 164.
Marnoch case, v. 314.
Marquesas Islands seized by the French,
Marriage Act, Lord Hardwicke's, its effects