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Whig- and Tory

... Whig- and Tory. The word Whig was given to the Liberal Party in England the in Cromwell’s time, and was taken from the initial letters of their own motto ‘‘Wo hope in God,” but Drydeu, iu IBtS” wrote them in these terms Damned ncutors, in their middle ...

THE STUARTS

... began to talk about Tories and Whigs. The one was the origin of the Conservative party, the other of the Liberals. The names Tory and Whig had no particular meaning whatever. Tory was the name of an Irish bandit, and Whig of a Scottish cattle drover. ...

Published: Friday 04 November 1927
Newspaper: Central Somerset Gazette
County: Somerset, England
Type: Article | Words: 2329 | Page: 8 | Tags: none

MEADE KING

... mind that the name had disappeared because the Whig 1800 was the Conservative of to-day. The actual line dividing Whig and Tory was very narrow one indeed The first William Pitt, the Earl Chatham, was a. Whig, and did not suppose there ever was finer or ...

TRUE MEANING OF CONSERVATISM

... their opponents Whigs, not on account of anything they wore on their heads —(laughter)—tyit because whig was the name given in Scotland to sour milk, and they could not tnink of anything nastier. (Renewed laughter.) The Whigs retaliated by calling ...

74 WEDS 24

... again the Tory candidate. Col. Evan Baithe, the Whig member, did not seek re-election, and in his place Mr. Edward Prothero, one of the Common Council, was nominated by the old Whig Party. The new Whigs, however, declared him to be a Tory at heart, and ...

Published: Friday 01 November 1929
Newspaper: Central Somerset Gazette
County: Somerset, England
Type: Article | Words: 1336 | Page: 6 | Tags: none

SOMERSET AND WEST OF ENGLAND ADVERTISER, FRIDAY DECEMBER 9 MEMBERS FOR WELLS SHEPTON MALLET PETTY SESSIONS. ..

... Waterloo. In 1818 and 182i0 Whigs and Tories share the representation of the ancient city, Taylor (W) apparently being the senior'member and John Paine Tndway (T) the junior, without opposition. In 1826 three Tories and one Whig fought for two seats with ...

Published: Friday 09 December 1927
Newspaper: Wells Journal
County: Somerset, England
Type: Article | Words: 2078 | Page: 8 | Tags: none

“THE LINE OF BEAUTY.”

... Saebeverell, who of Puritan and Whig family, became a Tory and High Churchman. One sermon he preached before the Judges Derby Assizes, and the other he preached St. Paul’s Cathedral. In both he spoke against the Whig Government, and raised the cry of ...

Mi-S G. S. WILKINS

... Jckyell, a thorough going Whig, and Master of the Rolls, who died in 1738, has left i*. upon record that Jeffreys was an able and upright mao wherever sat and * a great Chancellor.’ Nor has the reversal of Jeffreys’ judgments by the Whig Convention of William ...

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

SCARS OF BATTLE

... top of the stairs,” he said. but they declined to take them. CORNERING THE INNS. When Thomas Wharton put up for Bucks as a Whig, the sheriff and all the leading gentn- were against him. The poll had been lixed for Aylesbury, but at a moment’s notice the ...

Published: Friday 17 November 1922
Newspaper: Wells Journal
County: Somerset, England
Type: Article | Words: 1063 | Page: 8 | Tags: none

ORDERS MAY BE TAKEN TO ANY ONE

... Titus Oates* the King summoned a new Parliament to meet at Oxford in March, 1631. The elections were sharply contested. The Whigs still composed majority of the House of Commons, but it was plain that the Tory spirit was fast rising throughout the country ...