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HISTORY OF EUROPE.

CHAPTER I.

The Catholic Question Public Conduct of the leading Members of the

Cabinet as to that Measure-Their secret change of Policy-Meeting of

Parliament-Speech from the Throne—The Address • , , [1

CHAPTER II.

Bill for the Suppression of the Catholic Association-Dissolution of the

Association-Mr. Peel resigns his Seat for the University of Oxford

His attempt to be re-elected-Defeated in his attempt-Ministerial pro-

position for the unconditional removal of Catholic Disabilities-Mr.

Peel's Explanations and Defence of the Measure-Discussions in the

House of Commons on the Proposition-Majority in favour of the Pro-

position Political Conversions Introduction and first reading of the

Bill for the Removal of Catholic Disabilities . . . . [7

CHAPTER III.

Debate on the Second Reading of the Catholic Relief Bill—Speeches of

Mr. Sadler, Mr. R. Grant, Sir Charles Wetherell—The Second Reading

carried-Amendments proposed in the Bill in the Committee Amend-

ment moved, to include the place of Prime Minister among the excepted

Offices--Bill read a third time, and passed by the House of Commons

-Sir Charles Wetherell dismissed from the Office of Attorney General

. . . . . . . .

. . . . [38

CHAPTER IV.

The Catholic Relief Bill moved in the House of Lords-Debate on the

Second Reading—Speech of the Duke of Wellington-Amendment, to

throw out the Bill, moved by the Archbishop of Canterbury-Debate

during three Days-Speech of the Bishop of Oxford in favour of the

Bill-Opposed by the Archbishop of Armagh, and the Bishops of London

and Durham-Speeches of the Lord Chancellor, Earl of Westmoreland,

Lord Tenterden, Earl Grey, Lord Eldon-Lord Plunkett-Second Read-

ing carried by a Majority of 105—The Bill is read a Third Time and

passed, and receives the Royal Assent_Unwillinguess of the King to

· consent to the Measure . . . . . . . . . LOO

CHAPTER V.

Bill for the Disfranchisement of the Forty-Shilling Freeholders in Ire-

land-Mr. O'Connell claims to sit under the new Act-He refuses to

take the Oath of Supremacy, and is heard at the Bar The House re-

• solves, that he inust take the Oath of Supremacy, and orders a new Writ

• for the County of Clare-The Marquis of Blandford moves Resolutions

in favour of Parliamentary Reform , . . . . [98

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