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Gladstone, Disraeli, and Queen Victoria

the Centenary Romanes lecture delivered before the University of Oxford on 10 November 1992

by Blake, Robert

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Published by Clarendon Press in Oxford, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Disraeli, Benjamin, -- Earl of Beaconsfield, -- 1804-1881,
  • Gladstone, W. E. -- 1809-1898,
  • Victoria, -- Queen of Great Britain, -- 1819-1901,
  • Great Britain -- Politics and government -- 1837-1901

  • Edition Notes

    StatementRobert Blake
    SeriesRomanes lecture -- 1993-1
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDA550 .B6 1993
    The Physical Object
    Pagination25 p. ;
    Number of Pages25
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16763215M
    ISBN 100199513619
    LC Control Number93016307

      An s Vanity Fair illustration of Gladstone and MPs in Parliament. Credit: Michael Nicholson/Corbis The Great Rivalry: Disraeli and Gladstone Dick Leonard IB Tauris, pp, £ Dick Leonard is a master of the brief life. Between and he published three volumes of short and vivid biographical sketches of Britain’s prime ministers, covering . A great orator and a master of finance, he was deeply religious and brought a highly moralistic tone to politics. To many he represented the best qualities of Victorian England, but he was also passionately disliked, most notably by his sovereign, Queen Victoria, and by his chief political rival, Benjamin Disraeli. Early Career.

    The Lion and the Unicorn: Gladstone vs Disraeli Kindle Edition Disraeli appears to have been more charming,cultured and refined than Gladstone. He charmed Queen Victoria who came to adore him, but the monarch despised Gladstone. She reflected that Gladstone made her feel that he was the cleverest man in Britain,while Disraeli made her feel /5(40).   It is a terrible, unexpected legacy, one exposed in a crisp, persuasive book. • To order Disraeli for £ go to or call Free UK p&p over £10, online.

    Disraeli is the chancer, plotting his way up the ‘greasy pole’ – his own phrase – and cultivating politically useful relationships, including with Queen Victoria. One of his motivations for entering politics is to benefit from parliamentary immunity and therefore avoid debtors’ prison. The Lion and the Unicorn: Gladstone vs. Disraeli Paperback – Jan. 1 Disraeli appears to have been more charming,cultured and refined than Gladstone. He charmed Queen Victoria who came to adore him, but the monarch despised Gladstone. She reflected that Gladstone made her feel that he was the cleverest man in Britain,while Disraeli /5(41).


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A summary of The Age of Disraeli and Gladstone in 's Queen Victoria. Learn exactly what happened in this chapter, scene, or section of Queen Victoria and what it means.

Perfect for acing essays, tests, and quizzes, as well as for writing lesson plans. Benjamin Disraeli, 1st Earl of Beaconsfield, KG, PC, FRS (21 December – 19 April ) was a British politician of the Conservative Party who twice served as Prime Minister of the United played a Gladstone role in the creation of the modern Conservative Party, defining its policies and its broad li is remembered for his influential voice in world affairs, Monarch: Victoria.

Queen Gladstone famously said of Gladstone, “He speaks to me as if I were a public meeting.” While Gladstone revered the institution of the monarchy and its place at the apex of British society, unlike his great rival Benjamin Disraeli who famously got on well with Queen Victoria, Gladstone was hampered by his inability to treat the current.

Gladstone, Disraeli, and Queen Victoria: And Queen Victoria book Centenary Romanes Lecture Delivered Before the University of Oxford on 10 November [Robert Blake] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Lord Blake delivered the Romanes Centenary Lecture before the University of Oxford on 10 November The first Romanes Lecture was given by Gladstone on 24 Author: Robert Blake.

Queen Victoria once regretted that Gladstone was "not a man of the world." In Roy Jenkins's view, this was "an unattractive catchphrase which she.

Lord Blake delivered the Romanes Centenary Lecture before the University of Oxford on 10 November The first Romanes Lecture was given by Gladstone on 24 October On this centenary occasion it seems appropriate to say something about one of Oxford's greatest alumni and about twoother eminent Victorians with whom he had so many dealings - Benjamin.

Disraeli appears to have been more charming,cultured and refined than Gladstone. He charmed Queen Victoria who came to adore him, but the monarch despised Gladstone.

She reflected that Gladstone made her feel that he was the cleverest man in Britain,while Disraeli made her feel like she was the cleverest woman in Britain. Gladstone appears to /5(57). William Ewart Gladstone (), four times Queen Victoria's prime minister, was born, as Oscar Wilde would have described it, to the purple of commerce.

Queen Victoria took a liking to Disraeli, and Disraeli, for his part, knew how to flatter and accommodate the queen. Their relationship was generally very friendly, a sharp contrast to Victoria's relationship with Gladstone, whom she detested. Benjamin Disraeli, born Benjamin D’Israeli, was one of the UK’s most influential Prime Ministers, but since the turn of the 20th century, he has largely disappeared from school curricula.

He grew particularly close to Queen Victoria during his two terms as Prime Minister (February – December and ).Author: Joe Worthington. Get this from a library. Gladstone, Disraeli, and Queen Victoria: the Centenary Romanes lecture delivered before the University of Oxford on 10 November [Robert Blake].

Read Chapter VIII. Gladstone and Lord Beaconsfield of Queen Victoria by Lytton Strachey. The text begins: I Lord Palmerston's laugh—a queer metallic "Ha. ha!" with reverberations in it from the days of Pitt and the Congress of Vienna—was heard no more in Piccadilly; Lord John Russell dwindled into senility; Lord Derby tottered from the stage.

United Kingdom - United Kingdom - Gladstone and Disraeli: In the large urban constituencies the demand for a new and active liberalism had already been gaining ground, and at Westminster itself Gladstone was beginning to identify himself not only with the continued advance of free trade but also with the demand for parliamentary reform.

In he forecast new directions in. The Lion and the Unicorn: Gladstone vs Disraeli Paperback – 25 Oct it is the effervescent, often outrageous, Disraeli, that one would want to dine with. Queen Victoria certainly thought so as she loved her 'Dizzy' and dreaded Gladstone who spoke to her as though he were addressing a public meeting.

They were, however, made for each other /5(56). The suggestion that Victoria, who adored Disraeli and whom he called "the Faery [Queen]," might visit him in what he knew was his last illness (he was dying of renal failure), was rejected with a.

Author gets drawn out on details outside the main subject. Should be read alongside a good book on Disraeli who was a contempory as well as maybe Queen Victoria(which bores me to tears).

However for historical context you need the background noise for Gladstone for insight into his charactor/5. Jenkins stresses how much Disraeli, especiallypoisoned the Queen’s mind against his rival, overlooking the young Victoria playing such games with Melbourne vs.

Peel 30 years before. Gladstone confessed to Roseberry that ‘the Queen alone is enough to kill any man' and to Dilke that ‘she looks forward to the day of my retirement /5(52).

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Victoria (Alexandrina Victoria; 24 May – 22 January ) was Queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland from 20 June until her death. She adopted the additional title of Empress of India on 1 May Known as the Victorian era, her reign of 63 years and seven months was longer than that of any of her was a period of Predecessor: William IV.

Benjamin Disraeli, was born in London on 21st December, His father, Isaac Disraeli, was the author of several books on literature and history, including The Life and Reign of Charles I (). After a private education Disraeli was trained as a solicitor. From onwards, Disraeli's career would also be marked by his often intense rivalry with William Ewart Gladstone, who eventually rose to become leader of the Liberal Party.

In this duel, Disraeli was aided by his warm friendship with Queen Victoria, who came to detest Gladstone during the latter's first premiership in the : 21 DecemberLondon.Disraeli was charming, shameless in his flattery, especially towards Queen Victoria. This served him well as the Queen and himself held a great relationship.

Unlike dear Gladstone who had a poor relationship with the Queen, especially after the death of Prince Albert. Gladstone would not flatter the Queen, quite the opposite in fact, he would.During Victoria's reign, the British overseas Empire achieved its greatest size and power. The queen added the title Empress of India to her crown in She was a strong supporter of empire, which often pitted her against the Liberal party's William Gladstone, prime minister from –, –, and again from –