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  Lord Aberdeen
Lord Aberdeen succeeded to the title and the family estates In Scotland at the early age of twenty-three, upon the death of his brother George, in 1870.
Lord Aberdeen’s first official position was that of Lord High Commissioner to the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland, to which he was appointed in 1880, serving until 1885.
Lord Aberdeen has been Honorary Colonel of the Aberdeenshire Artillery Volunteers since 1888; he is a Brigadier General of the Royal Company of Archers; and a Vice-President of the Royal Colonial Institute since 1891.
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  John Hamilton-Gordon, 1st Marquess of Aberdeen and Temair - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Lord Aberdeen became Lord-Lieutenant of Aberdeenshire in 1880 and held the office of High Commissioner to the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland from 1881 to 1885 and in 1915.
Lord Aberdeen was President of the Highland and Agricultural Society from 1901 to 1902 and Lord Rector of St Andrews University between 1913 and 1916.
Lord Aberdeen was Governor General during a period of political transition, throughout the terms of four Prime Ministers – Sir John Thompson, Sir Mackenzie Bowell, Sir Charles Tupper and Sir Wilfrid Laurier.
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 HENRY JOHN TEMPLE PALMERSTON - LoveToKnow Article on HENRY JOHN TEMPLE PALMERSTON   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
Lord Palmerston was no orator; his language was unstudied, and his delivery scmewhat embarrassed; but he generally, found words to say the right thing at the right time, and to address the House of Commons in the language best adapted to the capacity and the temper of his audience.
Lord Palmerston conceived and executed the plan of a quadruple alliance of the constitutional states of the West to serve as a counterpoise to the northern alliance.
Lord Derbys second administration of 1858 lasted but a single year, Palmerston having casually been defeated on a measure for removing conspiracies to murder abroad from the class of misdemeanour to that of felony, which was introduced in consequence of Orsinis attempt on the life of the emperor of the French.
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 Henry John Temple, 3rd Viscount Palmerston   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
Lord Palmerston never was a Whig, still less a Radical; he was a statesman of the old English aristocratic type, liberal in his sentiments, favorable to the march of progress, but entirely opposed to the claims of democratic government.
Lord Palmerston was no orator; his language was unstudied, and his delivery somewhat embarrassed; but he generally, found words to say the right thing at the right time, and to address the House of Commons in the language best adapted to the capacity and the temper of his audience.
Soon after, Aberdeen's government fell because of public anger at the conduct of the Crimean war and Palmerston was the public choice for Prime Minister, even though he had been as much a part of the conduct of the war as any of the other ministers of the government.
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 George Hamilton Gordon, 4th Earl of Aberdeen (1784 -- 1860)
In August 1813 Lord Castlereagh, the Foreign Secretary in Liverpool's ministry, sent Aberdeen on a special mission to Austria where he was instructed to reopen relations with Francis I and ensure that there was a British presence in the post-war meetings of the European heads of state.
Aberdeen proved to be inept in handling the conduct of the war and in January 1855 John Arthur Roebuck, MP for Sheffield proposed a Committee of Inquiry to investigate the conduct of the war.
Aberdeen died at Argyll House in London on 14 December 1860.
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 George Hamilton-Gordon, 4th Earl of Aberdeen - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Right Honourable George Hamilton-Gordon, 4th Earl of Aberdeen, PC (January 28, 1784–December 14, 1860) was a Tory politician who served as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 1852 until 1855.
As reports returned detailing the mis-management of the conflict Russell resigned; and on 29 January 1855 a motion for the appointment of a select committee to enquire into the conduct of the war, was carried by a large majority.
When he was drowned at sea, he was succeeded by his brother John Campbell Hamilton-Gordon (1847-1934), a prominent Liberal politician, who was Lord Lieutenant of Ireland in 1886, Governor-General of Canada (1893-1898), and again the Lord-Lieutenant of Ireland when Sir Henry Campbell-Bannerman formed his ministry at the close of 1905.
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 Earl of Aberdeen
In 1813 the Earl of Aberdeen was sent as a special ambassador to Vienna by Lord Liverpool.
The Earl of Aberdeen became Prime Minister after the resignation of the Earl of Derby in 1852.
Aberdeen was blamed for the mismanagement of the war and he was forced to resign in February 1855.
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 John Campbell Hamilton-Gordon, 1st Marquess of Aberdeen and Temair, Governor General biography - S9.com
Lord Aberdeen was Governor General during a period of political transition, throughout the terms of four Prime Ministers - Sir John Thompson, Sir Mackenzie Bowell, Sir Charles Tupper and Sir Wilfrid Laurier.
Lord Aberdeen was well equipped to take on the challenges of the position, with the experience and knowledge from his previous travels in Canada, and family history of success in this country - his father was instrumental in boundary negotiations between the United States and Canada.
Lord and Lady Aberdeen participated in the celebration of Queen Victoria's Diamond Jubilee and the commemoration of various anniversaries and celebrations throughout Canada.
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 The Marquess of Aberdeen and Temair
Lord Aberdeen was Governor General during a period of political transition, throughout the terms of four Prime Ministers — Sir John Thompson, Sir Mackenzie Bowell, Sir Charles Tupper and Sir Wilfrid Laurier.
Lord Aberdeen was well-equipped to take on the challenges of the position, with the experience and knowledge from his previous travels in Canada, and family history of success in this country — his father was instrumental in boundary negotiations between the United States and Canada.
By meeting Canadians in all regions of Canada and discussing their concerns, Lord Aberdeen transformed the role of Governor General from that of the aristocrat representing the King or Queen in Canada to a symbol representing the interests of all citizens.
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 Media Releases - University of Aberdeen
Lord Wilson was delighted to be returning to the territory to represent the University of Aberdeen in his role as Chancellor.
Principal & Vice-Chancellor of the University Of Aberdeen
Lord Wilson is an honorary graduate of the Chinese University of Hong Kong.
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 George Hamilton-Gordon, 4th Earl of Aberdeen - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
George Hamilton-Gordon, 4th Earl of Aberdeen (January 28, 1784 - December 14, 1860) was a Tory politician who served as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 1852 until 1855.
He was one of the British representatives at the in February 1814, and at the negotiations which led to the Treaty of Paris in the following May.
His dislike of the, the rejection of which he failed to secure in 1851, prevented him from joining the government of Lord John Russell.
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 Lady Aberdeen Collection | Archives and Manuscripts | Special Collections | Library | University of Waterloo
Lady Aberdeen was born in 1857, the daughter of the first Baron Tweedsmouth, she married the first Marquis of Aberdeen in 1877.
Lord Aberdeen became Governor-General of Canada in 1893 and remained in that office for the next five years.
While in Canada, Lady Aberdeen took a leading part in the formation of the National Council of Women of which she was the first president.
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 Aberdeen, Scotland Guide to the Scottish City   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
Aberdeen, often called The Granite City, is Scotland's third largest city, with a population of 212,125, and the greatest part of the unitary council area named the City of Aberdeen, which is surrounded by, but not within, the Aberdeenshire council area.
Aberdeen is the chief commercial centre and seaport in the north-east of Scotland.
Aberdeen boasts the title of Oil Capital of Europe thanks to the plentiful supply of crude oil in the North Sea, and stands on a bay of the North Sea, between the mouths of the rivers Don and Dee.
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 Aberdeen | Europe Travel
Aberdeen F.C. holds the distinction of being the last team to have won the Scottish Premier League Championship outside the Old Firm and is the only Scottish team to have won two European trophies adding to their European Cup Winners Cup success by winning the European Super Cup also in 1983.
Aberdeen Harbour is the principal commercial port in northern Scotland and an international port for general cargo, roll-on/roll-off and container traffic.
Aberdeen has won the Royal Horticultural Society’s Britain in Bloom contest on numerous occasions, and at one time was banned from entering to enable other cities to win.
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 Thomas Chalmers
The original letters from Lord Aberdeen to Dr Chalmers are in the possession of his daughter, and also copies of the replies of Dr Chalmers.
Several of the letters from Lord Aberdeen were read in the General Assembly of 1840,and the correspondence is referred to in Dr Hanna's Life of Dr Chalmers.
The Chancellor and Lord Brougham were the only law lords who attended the hearing, and certainly they both appear to be impressed with the great difficulty as well as the importance of the cause.
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 Lord and Lady of Aberdeen - Okanagan History
In 1891 The Lord and Lady of Aberdeen were the most prominent citizens of the Okanagan.
The Lord and Lady of Aberdeen gave the Okanagan Fruit Industry the recognition and boost the fruit industry deserved, at this point the cash crop was wheat and that was about to change.
Lord of Aberdeen intended to promote development by subdividing part of the Cold Stream Ranch for sale: ten-forty acre lots.
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 Lords Hansard text for 21 Oct 1999 (191021-18)
It is a great pleasure to find that of those noble Lords who have spoken in the debate, we have one vice-principal of the University of Aberdeen; we have two honorary graduates from the University of Aberdeen; and I must declare an interest as Chancellor of the University of Aberdeen.
Many in Aberdeen had to work hard to persuade the oil companies that Aberdeen would be the preferable location for their significant onshore developments and much of that is attributable to the persistence, imagination and vision of the then officials in the town planning department.
It is commendably ingenious of the noble Lord, Lord Hogg of Cumbernauld, to come up with a way of drawing attention to his home area and in doing so reminding the House that it has a substantial legislative interest in Scotland post devolution.
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 Civilization.ca - The 1897 Canadian Historical Dinner Service - Lady Aberdeen
The Honourable Ishbel Maria Marjoribanks was the daughter of Lord Tweedmouth.
Ishbel, Countess of Aberdeen, was a vigorous advocate of social reform.
Lord Aberdeen was Governor General of Canada from 1893 to 1898.
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 Reminiscences of the Republic 2
The leaders of the British and Foreign Anti-Slavery Society, wielding much of the influence of their numerous affiliated associations and of their emissaries scattered abroad, were entered into the affairs of Texas and Mexico with the energy of fanaticism on the side of Mexico for the subjugation of Texas.
In June, 1843, Lord Aberdeen informed me that two Texians had presented themselves at the foreign office, claiming to be representatives from Texas, and stating that they had important propositions, to submit from the people of Texas to the queen's government.
Lord Aberdeen, on being informed that these individuals were meddlesome intruders and not representatives of any opinion or policy in Texas, said "they will not be again received here at all." They never were again admitted to an interview with any member of the foreign office.
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 George Hamilton-Gordon, 4th Earl of Aberdeen   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
George Hamilton Gordon, 4th Earl of Aberdeen (January 28, 1784 - December 14, 1860), Tory politician and Prime Minister of the United Kingdom 1852-55.
Born in Edinburgh on the 28th of January 1784, he lost his father in 1791 and his mother in 1795; He was brought up by Henry Dundas, Viscount Melville.
Returning home he was created a peer of the United Kingdom as Viscount Gordon of Aberdeen (1814), and made a member of the privy council.
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 Articles - Frederick Stanley, 16th Earl of Derby   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
Lord Stanley helped cement the non-political role of the Governor General when he refused to agree to a controversial motion in the House of Commons.
Lord Stanley declined to interfere, citing the proposed disallowal as unconstitutional.
Lord Stanley's term as Governor General of Canada was due to end in September 1893.
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 Lord Aberdeen Gifts
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 The Drift to War - The Vienna Note
The current administration, headed by Lord Aberdeen as Prime Minister, was a coalition of Whigs and Peel-ites (Conservative free trade faction).
Aberdeen ordered Stratford to pressure the Sultan into accepting the Vienna Note, but in view of what had gone on before, this put Stratford in an impossible position; the Sultan persisted with his amendment which was turned down flat by Russia.
Aberdeen and Clarendon were on edge - an exaggerated report of serious rioting in Constantinople caused them to order Stratford on 23rd Sept to call up the fleet, without even consulting the Cabinet.
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 George Hamilton-Gordon, 4th Earl of Aberdeen : George Hamilton Gordon, 4th Earl of Aberdeen
It is said that he lacked strength and his foreign policy was essentially one of peace and non-intervention.
The 6th Earl, George (1841-1870), son of the 5th Earl, was drowned at sea, and was succeeded by his brother John Campbell Gordon, 7th earl of Aberdeen, (b.
1847), a prominent Liberal politician, who was Lord Lieutenant of Ireland in 1886, Governor-General of Canada 1893--1898, and again the Lord-Lieutenant of Ireland when Sir Henry Campbell-Bannerman formed his ministry at the close of 1905.
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 Viscount Palmerston
He served first under Tory prime ministers as Junior Lord of the Admiralty and then, for two decades, as Secretary for War.
During that period, Palmerston was chiefly known as a man of fashion, a junior minister without influence on the general policy of the cabinets he served.
After serving as Home Secretary under Aberdeen, Palmerston became prime minister himself in 1855 when Lord Aberdeen was blamed for the disasters of the Crimean War.
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 ISHBEL MAJORIBANKS ABEERBEEN, Marchioness
The portrait shows Lady Aberdeen as President of the National Council of Women of Canada and was donated to the Crown Collection of the Official residences of Canada through the Canadiana Fund of the National Capital Commission, (210075).
Lord Aberdeen, as Governor General of CANADA, was in Halifax, Nova Scotia on June 24, 1897, the anniversary of John Cabot's landing in Canada, to unveil a commemorative plaque for the explorer at Province House.
Ishbel, Marchioness of Aberdeen and Temair: The Musings of a Scottish Granny.
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 Earl of Aberdeen: Definition and Links by Encyclopedian.com - All about Earl of Aberdeen   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
The Earl of Aberdeen is a title in the Scottish peerage.
The later holders of the title have also been Marquesses of Aberdeen and Temair[?].
Dudley Gladstone Gordon, 3rd Marquess of Aberdeen and Temair[?]; 9th Earl of Aberdeen (1883-1972)
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