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The Forgotten Prime MinisterThe 14th Earl of Derby$
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Angus Hawkins

Print publication date: 2008

Print ISBN-13: 9780199204410

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: October 2011

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199204410.001.0001

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War and Peace: 1855–1858

War and Peace: 1855–1858

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(p.112) Chapter 3 War and Peace: 1855–1858
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The Forgotten Prime Minister
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Angus Hawkins

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Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199204410.003.0003

This chapter discusses the political activities of Lord Derby from 1855 to 1858. In February 1855, Derby was confronted with the problems of how to oppose the British Prime Minister, Viscount of Palmerston, how to handle William Gladstone, and how to bolster his ally Benjamin Disraeli. Derby's relationship with Palmerston is complex. Disraeli remained deeply mistrusted by many of the conservatives, and Gladstone refused to join Derby in his Conservative Party. However, despite all these challenges, Derby was able to regain power as prime minister in February 1858.

Keywords:   Lord Derby, Viscount Palmerston, William Gladstone, Benjamin Disraeli, Conservative Party, prime ministers

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