Charles Grey

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Noun1.Charles Grey - Englishman who as Prime Minister implemented social reforms including the abolition of slavery throughout the British Empire (1764-1845)
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They had offered a "trade-off ", bringing forward the last hour of its other premises, Charles Grey, to 2am in exchange.
The pub's owners, Ladhar Leisure, had proposed a trade-off in a bid to win over councillors - offering to bring forward the terminal hour of another of its premises, the basement of the Charles Grey, to 2am in exchange for the additional hour at Lady Grey's.
(Completed in 1838, this Grade I structure was erected to acknowledge the role played by Charles Grey, 2nd Earl Grey, in the passing of the Great Reform Act of 1832).
A HUNDRED years ago, women gained the vote, and almost 180 years ago the Great Reform Act was led by our own Charles Grey.
If that is true, Charles Grey was probably standing directly next to the inconspicuous duffel bag or briefcase containing the deadly timer and gelignite left by the bombers.
1 Start at Grey's Monument, the Grade I listed column to Charles Grey, that was built in the centre of Newcastle in 1883.
In which cult film did Charles Grey play a singing criminologist?
Charles Grey? I had never heard of him but apparently he was involved in the abolition of slavery and associated with Earl Grey tea.
In 1764, Charles Grey, 2nd Earl Grey, who served as British Prime Minister from 1830 to 1834 (and for whom Earl Grey tea is named), was born in Falloden, Northumberland.
However, scandal followed when she was eventually driven into the arms of young politician Charles Grey.
Adored by the public for her extravagant lifestyle, Spencer endured a troubled marriage and was eventually driven into the arms of Charles Grey, a senior Whig politician.
The centre's focal point is Grey's Monument, built in 1838 for Prime Minister Charles Grey, who was instrumental in the Great Reform Act 1832, which purged so-called 'rotten boroughs' and gave cities like Birmingham their first MPs.