Refine Search

Countries

Regions

South West, England

Counties

Somerset, England

Place

Yeovil, Somerset, England

Type

140
34
9

Executing Political Rivals

... prominent Whig* were prosecuted on the evidence of perjured informers. and many of them suffered death. The Earl of Shaftesbury, the Whig leader, was accused of high treason, but was acquitted; in fact, Tory juries would convict Tory, and where the Whig* pr ...

Published: Friday 12 January 1906
Newspaper: Western Chronicle
County: Somerset, England
Type: Article | Words: 153 | Page: 7 | Tags: none

WEST DORSET LIBERAL CANDIDATE

... descendants of the Whigs is distort tho facts out of all recognition. The Facts. The facts were, firstly, that the motive power of Liberalism had come, not from the Whigs, but from the Radicals; secondly, that, the great majority of the Whigs long fince found ...

Published: Friday 20 July 1934
Newspaper: Western Gazette
County: Somerset, England
Type: Article | Words: 823 | Page: 2 | Tags: none

MR. LLOYD GEORGE'S DORSET WARNING

... the Whigs 'a e«shioned saloon, giving direc- go, 'out whenever they came p . the brakes. ~aided the Trade Unions. Who '■ ; ? Thoy started electoral i the Whigs into it. When Iy f • drive them they held a bunch ' ./'iist ont of the Whigs. Whigs could ...

Published: Friday 13 July 1934
Newspaper: Western Gazette
County: Somerset, England
Type: Article | Words: 1129 | Page: 11 | Tags: none

MR. DUFF COOPER IN DORSET

... which had survived had, solely by its survival, proved its worth. ~, rh fought the Whigs in the 18tli Century. tin Whigs had the best of it for a time, but where were the Whigs to-day ? They fought Liberals in the 19th Century, and for a part the Liberals ...

Published: Friday 12 April 1935
Newspaper: Western Gazette
County: Somerset, England
Type: Article | Words: 1969 | Page: 10 | Tags: none

DEATH OF LORD NORTHBROOK. FAMOUS STATESMAN AND EX-VICEROY OF INDIA. regret to announce the death of the Earl of ..

... accuracy called a Whig statesman ; for Whig traditions were still alive in English politics when he began to/take part in them, and his own career illustrates in more than one respect the tendencies and limitations of the old Whig creed. His lordship ...

Published: Friday 18 November 1904
Newspaper: Western Gazette
County: Somerset, England
Type: Article | Words: 948 | Page: 2 | Tags: none

A GREAT HUNTSMAN

... and bred Whig,” he said to representative of the Morning Post,” and of course when I went into the House of Commons I sat and voted with the Liberal party. I remained with that party until 1880, when the Home Rule spilt took place.” The Whig of those ...

Published: Friday 19 July 1912
Newspaper: Western Chronicle
County: Somerset, England
Type: Article | Words: 1094 | Page: 4 | Tags: none

Local and District News

... could hardly be stated that those two parties developed straight from the Tories and Whigs of Queen Anne's time, the' Tories were Free Traders and the Whigs Protectionists. It was not until the time of Gladstone and Disraeli that they had two ...

Published: Friday 19 January 1934
Newspaper: Western Gazette
County: Somerset, England
Type: Article | Words: 23858 | Page: 3, 4, 5, 6 | Tags: none

Local and District News

... The Whig Party declared after Waterloo ' the King times are fast finishing.' Daring theories of sexual unrestraint were freely mooted. defiant materialism declared the soul to be only an excclesiastical expression for the cerebral cortex. The Whigs were ...

Published: Friday 08 January 1932
Newspaper: Western Gazette
County: Somerset, England
Type: Article | Words: 31584 | Page: 3, 4, 5, 6 | Tags: none

OPINIONS OF THE PRESS

... Too Mrcn. Sir, said Dr. Johnson, I perceive you are a vile Whig. Mr. Lloyd George is more precise in his epithets. Ho perceives his fellow-Liberals generally flaccid, oleaginous Whigs. The comments from the side-lines with which the former Prime Minister ...

Published: Friday 27 January 1933
Newspaper: Western Gazette
County: Somerset, England
Type: Article | Words: 1469 | Page: 16 | Tags: none

Publications

... before mechanics camo into bootmaking. Mops—the household variety—were standard output, and how the stock of sticks saved the Whigs of Street from ignominious rout by the Tories of Wells in the 1832 election is as fine a tale of old-time politics as will ...

Published: Friday 15 January 1926
Newspaper: Western Gazette
County: Somerset, England
Type: Article | Words: 410 | Page: 7 | Tags: none

THE COMPETITIVE EVIL

... Liberals and Tories.” The Tories had an innings until the people got disgusted and thought they would give the “Whigs” trial. However, the Whigs did not give satisfaction so they had the Conservatives bark again. During the period the conditions of the workers ...

Published: Friday 23 March 1923
Newspaper: Western Chronicle
County: Somerset, England
Type: Article | Words: 1760 | Page: 2 | Tags: none