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Liberal Unionists

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Those Whigs and Radicals who united, in 1886, with Lord Salisbury and the Conservative party to oppose Home Rule for Ireland. Mr. Gladstone had brought in a Bill to give the Irish Home Rule. Lord Hartington was chief of the Whigs, and Mr. Chamberlain chief of the Radicals, who seceded from Mr. Gladstone’s party.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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Leze Majesty
Li-Flambe
Lia-fail (of Ireland)
Liakura
Liar (The)
Libel
Liber Albus
Liber Niger or The Black Book of the Exchequer
Liberal Arts
Liberal Unionists or Tory Democrats
Liberal Unionists
Liberals
Liberator (The)
Liberia
Libertines
Liberty
Liberty
Libitina
Libra [the balance]
Library
Libya

See Also:

Liberal-Unionist