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  GREY, 2ND EARL - LoveToKnow Article on GREY, 2ND EARL   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
GREY, CHARLES GREY, 2ND EARL (17641845), English statesman, was the eldest surviving son of General Sir Charles Grey, afterwards ist Earl Grey.
General Grey (17291807), who was a younger son of the house of Grey of Howick, one of the most considerable territorial families in Northumberland, had already begun a career of active service which, like the political career of his son, covered nearly half a century.
When Napoleon threatened an invasion, General Grey took the command of the southern district, and at the peace of Amiens he was rewarded with a peerage, as Baron Grey of Alnwick, being created in 1806 Earl Grey and Viscount Howick.
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 Earl Grey tea - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Earl Grey tea is a fl tea blend, which gets a distinctive flavour and aroma from bergamot oil.
The blend is named after Charles Grey, 2nd Earl Grey, who reputedly received a gift, probably a diplomatic perquisite, of tea flavoured with bergamot oil.
Earl Grey tea was the favourite tea of Douglas Adams, author of The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy series.
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 Charles Grey, 2nd Earl Grey - Encyclopedia.WorldSearch   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
From an aristocratic background, Grey was educated at Eton and Trinity College, Cambridge, and was elected to parliament at the age of 22 in 1786.
In 1806 Grey, now Lord Howick due to his father's elevation to the peerage as Earl Grey, became a part of the Ministry of All the Talents (a coalition of Foxite Whigs, Grenvillites, and Addingtonites) as First Lord of the Admiralty.
Charles Poulett Thomson, the President of the Board of Trade, and James Abercromby, the Master of the Mint, join the Cabinet.
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 Earl Grey   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The title Earl Grey was created in the Peerage of the United Kingdom in 1806 for General Sir Charles Grey.
Earl Grey tea is named for the second Earl, who served also as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.
The title Viscount Howick is the courtesy title for the eldest son of the Earl Grey.
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 Earl Grey
Charles Fox was opposed to the formation of this group as he feared it would lead to a split the Whig Party.
Grey argued that one of the basic principles established by the Glorious Revolution of 1688 was the freedom of elections to the House of Commons.
Grey opposed the renewal of war with France in 1815 and denounced the Gagging Acts imposed in 1817.
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Charles Lennox, 5th Duke of Richmond and Lennox (3 August 1791 - 21 October 1860) was an English politician and a prominent Conservative.
Sir Charles Grey, 1st Earl Grey, K.B. (23rd October 1729–14th November 1807) was one of the most important British generals of the eighteenth century.
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Grey is an electorate (electoral district) in South Australia.
Grey District, New Zealand is a district around the town of Greymouth, New Zealand, named after the Grey River, New Zealand.
The Greys are supposed extraterrestrial beings that are part of various conspiracy theories.
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 Charles Grey, 2nd Earl Grey   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
From an aristocratic background, Grey was educated at Eton CollegeEton and Trinity College, Cambridge, and was elected to parliament at the age of 22 in 1786.
He became a part of the Whig circle of Charles James Fox, Richard Brinsley Sheridan, and the George IV of the United KingdomPrince of Wales, and soon became one of the major leaders of the Whig party.
In 1806 Grey, now Lord Howick due to his father's elevation to the peerage as Earl Grey, became a part of the Ministry of All the Talents (a coalition of Foxite Whigs, William Wyndham Grenville, 1st Lord GrenvilleGrenvillites, and Henry Addington, 1st Viscount SidmouthAddingtonites) as First Lord of the Admiralty.
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 Charles Grey, 2nd Earl Grey   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
He became a part of the circle of Charles James Fox Richard Brinsley Sheridan and the Prince of Wales and soon became one of the leaders of the Whig party.
Grey was for advocating parliamentary reform and Catholic emancipation.
In 1806 Grey now Lord Howick due his father's elevation to the peerage as Grey became a part of the Ministry of All the Talents (a coalition of Foxite Whigs Grenvillites and Addingtonites) as First Lord of the Admiralty.
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 Charles Grey, 1st Earl Grey - Freepedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Sir Charles Grey, 1st Earl Grey, K.B. 23rd October 1729- 14th November 1807) was one of the most important British generals of the eighteenth century.
In acknowledgment of his service, Grey was raised in January 1801 to the peerage as Baron Grey of Alnwick.
Charles Grey was the father of the British statesman and prime minister Charles Grey, 2nd Earl Grey, after whom Earl Grey Tea is named.
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 CHARLES GREY, 2ND EARL GREY FACTS AND INFORMATION   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Descended from a long line of Northumbrian gentry, Grey was educated at Eton and Trinity_College,_Cambridge, and was elected to parliament at the age of 22 in 1786.
In 1806 Grey, now Lord Howick due to his father's elevation to the peerage as Earl Grey, became a part of the Ministry_of_All_the_Talents (a coalition of Foxite Whigs, Grenvillites, and Addingtonites) as First_Lord_of_the_Admiralty.
His ministry was a notable one, seeing passage of the Reform_Act_1832, which finally saw the reform of the House of Commons, and the abolition_of_slavery throughout the British_Empire in 1833.
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 Thomas Grey, 2nd Earl of Stamford - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
He took some part in resisting the arbitrary actions of Charles II, and was arrested in July 1685; then after his release he took up arms on behalf of William of Orange, after whose accession to the throne he was made a Privy Counsellor and Lord Lieutenant of Devon.
In 1697 he became Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster, and in 1699 President of the Board of Trade, being dismissed from his office upon the accession of Anne in 1702.
1739), a grandson of the first earl, from whom the later earls were descended.
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 Earl Grey
Sir Albert Henry George Grey, 4th Earl Grey (November 28, 1851 - August 29, 1917) was the ninth Governor-General of Canada from 1904 to 1911.
He is best known for having donated the Grey Cup to the Canadian Football League in 1909.
He welcomed Canada's first important foreign royal visit (from Prince Fushima of Japan) in 1907, improved Rideau Hall (the governor-general's residence), and suggested the idea of a great railway hotel in Ottawa - the origin of the Château Laurier.
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 Charles Grey, 2nd Earl Grey   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Earl Grey Offers information on Earl Grey including bibliography and comments on each work.
Grey Owl As a Parallel to Zion Review of outstanding movie, 'Grey Owl', with a comparison to prescriptive easements, marriage laws, and religious issues.
Grey County Map Overview map of Grey County with links to more detailed sections.
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 Earl Grey tea   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Earl Grey tea is a fl tea blend, which gets its flavorfrom bergamot oil.
Their Earl Grey is blended variously from China tea, Indian Darjeeling, Ceylon, and evena hint of Lapsang souchong.
Earl Grey tea is preferred by such fictional characters as Jean-LucPicard of Star Trek: The NextGeneration and James Bond, Agent 007 of MI6.
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 Charles Grant, 1st Baron Glenelg   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Charles Grant, 1st Baron Glenelg (26 October 1778 - 23 April 1866) was a ScotlandScottish politician/ and colonial administrator.
He was born in India, the eldest son of Charles Grant, chairman of the directors of the British East India Company.
He was President of the Board of Control under Charles Grey, 2nd Earl GreyEarl Grey and William Lamb, 2nd Viscount MelbourneLord Melbourne from November 1830 to November 1834.
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 Charles Grey, 2nd Earl Grey - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Earls in the Peerage of the United Kingdom
Charles Grey, 2nd Earl Grey, (March 13, 1764 - July 17, 1845), a British Whig statesman and Prime Minister.
Also called simply "Monument", it consists of a statue of Lord Grey standing atop a 41 m high column.
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 Charles Grey, 2nd Earl Grey - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Right Honourable Charles Grey, 2nd Earl Grey, KG, PC (13 March 1764–17 July 1845), a British Whig statesman and Prime Minister.
Descended from a long line of Northumbrian gentry, Grey was educated at Eton and Trinity College, Cambridge, and was elected to parliament at the age of 22 in 1786.
Also called simply "Monument", it consists of a statue of Lord Grey standing atop a 41 m high column.
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 Thomas Philip de Grey, 2nd Earl de Grey   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
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Directory of the County of Grey for 1865-6 Community and other information for over 7,600 names listed alphabetically under the 17 townships of Grey County.
Grey, C. Posters Grey Posters Grey, B. Posters Grey, Alex Posters Grey, Alex Posters Jennifer Grey Posters Grey, Christopher Posters Grey, H. Barnard Posters Earl, Thomas Posters Philip Michael Thomas Posters Earl, M Posters Earl, G Posters Earl, M. Posters Earl, G. Posters Earl, Ralph E.w.
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 Earl Grey   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The Earl Grey Pamphlets collection was accumulated largely by the 2nd, 3rd and 4th Earls Grey, and the contents relate closely to their public careers and interests.
The Grey family's close concern with colonial affairs was continued by Albert Henry George, 4th Earl Grey (1851-1917), who was involved in the British South Africa Company, and served as Administrator of Rhodesia 1896-1897 and Governor-General of Canada 1904-1911.
The Greys were also closely interested in the family estate at Howick, Northumberland, and involved in local affairs, and material relating to Northumberland forms a further component of the collection.
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 Charles Grey, 2nd Earl Grey   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Grey was notedfor advocating parliamentary reform and Catholicemancipation.
In 1806 Grey, now Lord Howick due to his father's elevation to the peerage as Earl Grey, became a part of the Ministry of All the Talents (a coalition of FoxiteWhigs, Grenvillites, and Addingtonites) as First Lord of the Admiralty.
Asthe years had passed, however, Grey had become more conservative, and he was cautious about initiating more far-reaching reforms.In 1834 Grey retired from public life, leaving Lord Melbourne as hissuccessor.
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 Grey, Charles Grey, 2nd Earl --  Britannica Concise Encyclopedia - Your gateway to all Britannica has to offer!
Grey entered Parliament in 1786 and soon became prominent among the aristocratic Whigs, led by Charles James Fox, in opposition to William Pitt's conservative government.
In 1806 Grey became first lord of the Admiralty in Lord Grenville's government, and, when Fox died the same year, Grey became foreign secretary and leader of the Foxite Whigs.
Grey wrote more than 80 books during his career and is credited with helping to mold the literary genre known as the Western.
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 Earl Grey - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
For the blend of tea with the same name, see Earl Grey tea.
The Grey Cup is named for the fourth Earl, who served as Governor-General of Canada.
Richard Fleming George Charles Grey, 6th Earl Grey (b.
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 Earl Grey tea   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Bergamot is a fragrant citrus plant used for the oil in rind rather than for the flesh of fruit.
Earl Grey tea is preferred by such characters as Jean-Luc Picard of Star Trek: The Next Generation and James Bond Agent 007 of MI6.
Laura Childs has a great series going with her "Tea Mysteries." I especially enjoyed this one as it features the dog, "Earl Grey" a little more.I enjoyed the characters so much and I felt that the plots/subplots had some depth to them....
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 Encyclopedia: Earl Grey tea   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
A tin of Lipton Finest Earl Grey Lipton is a British tea company, now owned by Unilever.
Twinings is a British tea and coffee company best known, worldwide, for their Earl Grey blend.
The Toy Train approaching Darjeeling Darjeeling is a town in the Indian state of West Bengal and centre of the region of the same name, situated in the foothills of the Himalaya at elevations of between 2,000 and 3,000 metres above sea level.
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