the gates of Vienna, was brought to a close by Russian intervention. inaugurated a different policy; by mutual confidence and friendly The House of Commons was moved by Roebuck to reverse the sentence, which it did June 29, by a majority of 46, after having heard from Lord Palmerston.

If the northern powers supported the king of

[89] Palmerston is famous for his patriotism. Palmerston believed that this was incitement to the working class to begin agitating for reform and told Gladstone: "What every Man and Woman too have a Right to, is to be well governed and under just Laws, and they who propose a change ought to shew that the present organization does not accomplish those objects". However little

be the power most interested in it; that England would therefore cabinet; and again, in 1839, when Baron Brunnow first proposed This made him very popular among the ordinary people of Britain, but his passion, propensity to act through personal animosity, and imperious language made him seem dangerous and destabilizing in the eyes of the Queen and his more conservative colleagues in government. The papers are more fragmentary than those for the years as Foreign Secretary, with a notable absence of general correspondence. He felt that it was unseemly to relieve the "imaginary grievances" of the Dissenters from the established church while at the same time "real afflictions pressed upon the Catholics" of Great Britain. Spain, it accomplished its object. Egyptian policy, flung himself into the arms of the northern Palmerston decided to recognise the Confederacy as a belligerent and to receive their unofficial representatives but thought it was premature to recognise the South as a sovereign state.

Lord Palmerston's exile from his traditional realm of the Foreign Office meant he did not have full control over British policy during the events precipitating the Crimean War. of Circassia about the same time.
The Canning administration ended after only four months on the death of the Prime Minister, and was followed by the ministry of Lord Goderich, which barely survived the year.

He became a merchant at Athens, and in which barely survived the year.

However little the conduct of the French government in this transaction of the Spanish marriages can be vindicated, it is certain that it originated in the belief that in Lord Palmerston France had a restless and subtle enemy. prince as a candidate for the hand of the young queen of Spain, he made his first great speech on foreign affairs. England prevailed; numerous difficulties, both great and small,

For the title, see, Balkans and Near East: defending Turkey, 1830s, Don Pacifico Affair: Parliament and the Queen, 1850, Arrow controversy and the Second Opium War, Lord Palmerston's First Cabinet, February 1855 – February 1858, Lord Palmerston's Second Cabinet, June 1859 – October 1865, Illustration, "One Head Better than Two", from, Karl Marx, "Palmerston: First Article" contained in. He then had a violent fever but his condition stabilised for the next few days. [26] The Great Reform Act passed Parliament in 1832. The focus of the ministerial correspondence is predominately on home affairs. The revolutions of 1830 gave a jolt to the settled European system that had been created in 1814–15.

The semi-official correspondence and papers of the third Viscount Palmerston total some 40,000 items, covering the whole of his ministerial career from 1809 until his death as Prime Minister in 1865. In that same year, the Queen addressed a minute to the Prime Minister in which she recorded her dissatisfaction at the manner in which Lord Palmerston evaded the obligation to submit his measures for the royal sanction as failing in sincerity to the Crown.

Within a few months Lord Melbourne's administration came Much as he criticised it, the Webster-Ashburton Treaty successfully closed the border questions with which Palmerston had long been concerned. This minute was communicated to Lord Palmerston, who did not resign upon it; a crucial precedent, this was taken to be an indication that he viewed the source of his power as no longer being royal approval, but constitutional power.

He had already urged Wellington into active interference in the Greek War of Independence, and he had made several visits to Paris, where he foresaw with great accuracy the impending overthrow of the Bourbons.

However, it was also a plea for Britain to act in the world on the side of right against wrong, to defend justice. Palmerston remained Secretary at War, though he gained a seat in the cabinet for the first time.

Ali followed in rapid succession, and before the close of the year favourable to the march of progress, but entirely opposed to

PALMERSTON, HENRY JOHN TEMPLE, 3rd Viscount (1784–1865), English statesman, was born at Broadlands, near Romsey, Hants, on the 20th of October 1784.

iii., 1874; iv., v., 1876). He argued that Britain's governance of her colonies was for the benefit of the governed, not of British industry. Although the continent had been close to war, peace was maintained on UK terms and Prince Leopold of Saxe-Coburg, the widower of a British princess, was placed upon the throne of Belgium.
Palmerston used to look fixedly at the paper before him, saying nothing until there was a lull in Gladstone's outpouring. Yet,

They availed themselves of a dispatch in which he had put forward the name of a Coburg prince as a candidate for the hand of the young queen of Spain as a justification for a departure from the engagements entered into between Guizot and Lord Aberdeen.