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  Charles Grey, 2nd Earl Grey - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Charles Grey, 2nd Earl Grey, KG, PC (13 March 1764–17 July 1845), known as Viscount Howick between 1806 and 1807, was 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.
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.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Charles_Grey,_2nd_Earl_Grey   (662 words)

 GREY, 2ND EARL - LoveToKnow Article on GREY, 2ND EARL   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
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.
www.1911encyclopedia.org /G/GR/GREY_2ND_EARL.htm   (4256 words)

 Earl Grey tea - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Earl Grey tea is a fl tea blend with a distinctive flavour and aroma derived from the addition of oil extracted from the rind of the bergamot orange, a fragrant citrus fruit.
The legend usually involves a grateful Chinese mandarin whose son was rescued from drowning by one of Charles Grey's men, although this blend of tea was first made from fermented fl Indian and "Ceylonese" (Sri Lankan) teas.
Earl Grey tea was the favourite tea of Douglas Adams, author of The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy series.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Earl_Grey_tea   (456 words)

 Earl Grey
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 now became Foreign Secretary and leader of the House of Commons and was responsible for the act abolishing the African Slave Trade.
Grey opposed the renewal of war with France in 1815 and denounced the Gagging Acts imposed in 1817.
www.spartacus.schoolnet.co.uk /PRgrey.htm   (1485 words)

 Earl Grey
Grey sided with the Foxites and became committed to a reform of parliament.
In 1807 Grey was responsible for steering the Bill for the Abolition of the Slave Trade through the House of Commons; he also introduced a Bill that would have allowed Catholics to reach the highest ranks in the army and navy but the king insisted that it should be withdrawn.
Grey had misjudged the temper of both Houses of Parliament and came into conflict with William IV when he had to ask for enough new peers to be created to carry the Bill.
www.victorianweb.org /history/pms/grey.html   (1938 words)

 CBC Sports Online: Grey Cup 2003: History   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Grey, the popular Governor General of Canada from 1904 to 1911, planned for the Cup to be awarded to the top Canadian senior hockey team, but was trumped by Sir Montague Allan, who donated the Allan Cup.
Undeterred, Grey declared that his hardware should be awarded to the winner of the nation's rugby football championship, which would be contested by clubs registered with the Canadian Rugby Union (CRU).
Grey had intended his Cup to be open only to amateur clubs, but the upheavals in Canadian rugby football organizations and alliances meant those days were numbered.
www.cbc.ca /sports/football/greycup2003/history   (979 words)

 Earl Grey
The Grey family is one of great antiquity, Sir Thomas Grey, a knight who died in 1402, was married to Jane, daughter of John Mowbray, Duke of Norfolk.
Charles Grey, born 1729, was a distinguished Commanding Army Officer during the American Revolutionary War (1777), also served in the war with France (1794) and was raised to the Peerage in 1801 as Baron Grey of Howick.
Lord Grey was further advanced in the Peerage to Viscount Howick and Earl Grey in 1806.
www.hereditarytitles.com /Page44.html   (310 words)

 Charles, Earl Grey (1764-1845)
Charles Grey held several titles during his life: he was the second Earl, but also was called Baron Grey between 1801 and 1806, and between 1806-07 was Viscount Howick.
Grey did not speak in parliament for two years but when he did, it was to oppose the Act of Union with Ireland.
The start of Grey's ministry was marked by an outbreak of rural disturbances known as the 'Swing Riots' where agricultural labourers protested about their growing poverty by firing hay-ricks, maiming livestock and threatening the landowners.
dspace.dial.pipex.com /town/terrace/adw03/pms/grey.htm   (1934 words)

 Earl Grey
A firmly Whig politician, Earl Grey oversaw four years of political reform that had enormous impact on the development of democracy in Britain.
Earl Grey's most remarkable achievement was the Reform Act of 1832, which set in train a gradual process of electoral change.
Mary Elizabeth Ponsonby married the Earl aged 18.  Over the next 24 years she remarkably had 16 children yet remained 'cheerful and good-humoured' and was devoted to her family.
www.number-10.gov.uk /output/page154.asp   (477 words)

 HMCS (?)Earl Grey
The Earl Grey was built by the Canadian government as a freight and passenger steamer for service in Northumerland Strait between Prince Edward Island and the mainland.
I don't know the date Earl Grey was supposed to have been commissioned, but CC1 and CC2 were commissioned on 8 Aug. 1914 and their depot ship HMCS Shearwater a month later on 8 September.
The icebreaker Earl Grey was built as the governor general's yacht in 1909 (and was named after him) and as a Northumberland Strait ferry.
www.gwpda.org /naval/earlgrey.htm   (2193 words)

 Earl Grey Tea
Earl Grey tea was named after Charles Grey, the second earl in his line.
The legend is that the Earl was given the recipe by a Chinese mandarin with whom he was friends, and whose life he had saved.
Earl Grey is a blend of Indian and Ceylon teas.
www.britsfood.com /earl_grey.htm   (255 words)

 Earl Grey
Grey soon became prominent among the aristocratic Whig group that provided the political opposition to the conservative government of William Pitt.
Grey was a devoted husband with a family which numbered 15 children by 1819.
In 1830 Grey was asked to form a ministry by the new king, William IV.
www.victorianweb.org /victorian/history/grey.html   (774 words)

 Earl Grey Lodge
Earl Grey Lodge is the only custom built pension at Panorama Mountain Village providing full catered chalet or bed and breakfast experience.
Earl Grey Lodge is owned and run by Phil and Clare Marshall.
Earl Grey lodge is situated less than 200 yards from the main ski lift
www.earlgreylodge.com   (144 words)

 Calgary Board of Education - Schools and Areas
Earl Grey Elementary School is located in the southwest community of Upper Mount Royal, but educates students from all areas of the city.
The original Earl Grey School was built in 1911 and a gymnasium was added in 1953.
Earl Grey is the dynamic learning community of choice.
www.cbe.ab.ca /schools/view.asp?id=232   (624 words)

 Stash Tea: Stash Earl Grey
Story has it that in 1830 Englishman Charles Earl Grey (the second Earl Grey, 1764-1845) was on a diplomatic mission to China, when a mandarin presented him with the recipe for making this distinctive tea.
Earl Grey brews up a beautiful amber cup with a distinctive flavor and lightly fragrant aroma.
Delicious and flavorful plain, Stash Earl Grey also may be served with sugar and milk.
www.stashtea.com /w-050070.htm   (300 words)

 About Earl Grey   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
For the sophisticate, there are ice creams flavored with thyme, lavender and Earl Grey tea, as well as tempting varieties using less common fruits such as fig, passion fruit, mango and rhubarb.
Earl Grey is a scented or flavored tea which consists of scenting the leaves with the essence of Oil of Bergamot.
Our Winter White Earl Grey is available in a tin of 20 silken tea sachets, or a Tagalong tin of 5 sachets, or as loose tea in a tin or by the pound.
www.opencoffee.com /earl-grey.htm   (1745 words)

 Grey, 4th earl (Canada)
The grandson of the British prime minister, 2nd Earl Grey, Albert Henry George Grey was educated at Harrow and graduated from Trinity College, where he studied history and law.
Grey travelled extensively throughout the British Empire, and briefly served as Administrator of Mashonaland in South Africa (2 May 1896 - 24 Jul 1897).
A keen imperialist, Earl Grey saw his appointment (26 Sep 1904) as Governor General of Canada as an opportunity to forge stronger links of empire.
www.archontology.org /nations/canada/can_gg/grey.php   (440 words)

 Charles Grey, 2nd Earl Grey --  Encyclopædia Britannica
Grey wrote more than 80 books during his career and is credited with helping to mold the literary genre known as the Western.
She was the innocent victim of conspiracies by her father and other nobles to secure power for themselves by putting her on the throne.
Usually known as the prince of Wales, Charles is also earl of Chester, duke of Cornwall, duke of Rothesay, earl of Carrick, and baron of Renfrew, among other titles.
www.britannica.com /eb/article-9038081   (729 words)

 Earl Grey
For the more famous Earl Grey and the tea see Charles Grey, 2nd Earl Grey (March 13, 1764 - 1845).
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.
www.fastload.org /ea/Earl_Grey.html   (148 words)

 Twinings - History and Tradition - More Tea and More Tea-Drinkers   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The idea was made respectable, and moved out of the boudoir, into the drawing room, and it was then not long before all of fashionable society was sipping tea and nibbling sandwiches in the middle of the afternoon.
Charles, 2nd Earl Grey was Prime Minister from 1830 to 1834.
It seems that an envoy sent to China by Earl Grey did the mandarin a good turn (he may have saved the mandarin’s life, the details are unknown).
www.twinings.com /en_int/history_tradition/moretea.asp   (505 words)

 earl grey tea - Find, Compare, and Buy at Shopping.com
Earl Grey TeaThis tea has a light refreshing taste, and can be served hot with or without milk or sugar.
Earl Grey CO2 Decaffeinated TeaThe true Earl Grey taste with oil of bergamot without the caffeine.Earl Grey is a blend of Indian and Ceylon teas.
Earl Grey blended with Ceylon Silver Tips For Earl Grey connoisseurs If you love Bergamot and fine tea, this is the blend for you Read more at Amazon
www.shopping.com /xGS-earl_grey_tea   (1059 words)

 Earl Grey Black Tea
Earl Grey is one of the most popular teas, yet remains mysteriously beckoning.
As the story goes, Charles Earl Grey, a 19th century British Prime Minister, was gifted this scented tea in gratitude for the saved life of a Chinese Mandarin.
Numi's special, organic Earl Grey is oil-free, using a unique method of aging premium Italian bergamot fruit with malty Sonitpur Assam fl tea.
www.cafeoro.com /index.asp?PageAction=VIEWPROD&ProdID=8   (137 words)

 Famous Northumbrians Northumberland Northumbria England UK GB (page 120)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Born at Falloden (near Embleton) as Charles Grey, he was the son of a British general who had won several battles in the American Wars of Independence.
Grey's Monument was erected in the heart of the City of Newcastle as a testimony to the Earl's popularity amongst the people.
A relative of the 2nd Earl Grey, Edward Grey was born at Howick and also became a great British statesman.
www.northumberland.gov.uk /vg/famous.html   (3794 words)

 sewage lagoon Earl Grey sewage lagoon   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The core of our group is comprised of residents within the boundary of Liss Road, Earl Grey Road, Donald Road and PTH #8.
On June 24, 2000, Stop Earl Grey Lagoon members, family, and friends had a party at the residence of Lance Wasny on Bay Road in St. Andrews.
July 3, 2000, St. Andrews, MB The RM of St. Andrews is appealing the Province's decision to deny an environmental license for the proposed Earl Grey Sewage lagoon.
www.stopearlgreylagoon.com   (1568 words)

 Earl Grey: the next trendy flavoring? - Slashfood
Earl Grey is the toniest of British teas, redolent of the Empire, unmistakeable with its bergamot tang.
Earl Grey-themed entries for IMBB included truffles and gelato from delicious:days; Earl Grey Mixed Berries Cake from Renée; Earl Grey-infused Apricots from Il Forno; and Earl Grey and Satsuma Jelly from Lex Culinaria.
It was a chocolate-orange cake served with an Earl Grey Ice cream - essentially ice cream base flavored with earl grey with streaks of chocolate fudge.
www.slashfood.com /2005/08/22/earl-grey-the-next-trendy-flavoring   (1039 words)

 Pint Pleasures: The Earl Grey, Folkestone
Back to the ambience: the Earl Grey is a cacophony-free pub in that it has no jukebox or pool tables.
Leave the Earl Grey and the nearby Guildhall for us sociable types who like to drink their real ale free from the fear of drunken abuse and bodily harm.
In case you're wondering, the Earl Grey was named not after the tea but after the man the tea was named after, Charles Grey, one of Britain's most popular Prime Ministers.
www.coffeebeer.co.uk /pintpleasures/earlgrey.html   (881 words)

 Twinings Speciality Tea - Aromatics, Earl Grey Tea
Earl Grey is named after Charles, the 2nd Earl Grey, who was given a special blend of tea by a Chinese Mandarin.
As this began to run out, the Earl asked Richard Twining to match it for him.
From then on the blend became known as "Earl Grey’s" tea.
www.twinings.co.uk /SpecialityTea/Aromatics/EarlGrey.html   (122 words)

 English Tea
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Information: Earl Grey is world renown as a classic English tea – probably as famous as Tower Bridge or Big Ben, and if you are fan of Earl Grey and have not tried this, you are in for a treat.
Cream Earl Grey has a taste that is smooth with vanilla overtones which stand out above the premium bergamot flavor – the signature taste of Earl Grey.
www.bonjourgourmet.com /english_tea.htm   (1435 words)

 Food Facts & Trivia: Earl Grey Tea
Originally "Earl Grey Tea" was made with unsteamed China fl tea, but is now usually made with Indian and Sri Lankan (Ceylon) fl tea.
Many sources state that Charles Grey, 2nd Earl (also Baron Grey and Viscount Howick) was given the recipe by a Chinese mandarin with whom he was friends (and/or whose life either he or another British diplomat saved).
The Bergamot Orange is the flavoring used in Earl Grey Tea.
www.foodreference.com /html/fearlgreytea.html   (339 words)

 Twinings Earl Grey - Drinks Shopping at dooyoo.co.uk
For anyone who doesn't know, however, Earl Grey is a light tea, with a pale, dark golden colour,...
I have a packet of Twinninn?s Earl Grey on opening it I am met with the mild aroma fairly sweet a vaguely flowery citrus aroma.
Earl Grey Tea is named after the person for whom the tea was blended, the Second Earl Grey, who worked tirelessly for the...
www.dooyoo.co.uk /drinks/twinings-earl-grey   (379 words)

 Stash Tea: Double Bergamot Earl Grey Tea
Certain Earl Grey fanatics have grown especially fond of the top grade Calabrian oil of bergamot that we use and have asked for more,..More,...
Thus was born Stash Double Bergamot Earl Grey.
In our Double Bergamot Earl Grey tea, the fl tea base still serves as a solid foundation for this blend, but the oil of bergamot takes wing and soars to new unprecedented heights.
www.stashtea.com /w-111077.htm   (232 words)

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