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TitleJohn Morley letters to Katherine Lyttelton
Extent10 files
DescriptionLetters to Katherine Lyttelton from John Morley, 1892-1922.
Admin HistoryJohn Morley, 1st Viscount Morley of Blackburn, born 1838, was a British Liberal statesman, writer and newspaper editor. He was editor of the Fortnightly Review from 1867-1882 and the Pall Mall Gazette 1880-1883. Elected a Member of Parliament in 1883; Chief Secretary for Ireland in 1886 and 1892-1895; Secretary of State for India 1905-1910 and again in 1911; Lord President of the Council 1910-1914. He wrote a biography of William Gladstone. He opposed imperialism and the Boer War; his opposition to British entry into the First World War as an ally of Russia led him to leave government in August 1914. He married Rose Ayling in 1870; died, 1923.
ArrangementChronological, by first date.
Access StatusOpen
CodePerson or Corporate Body Name
DS/UK/39Lyttelton; Sir; Neville Gerald (1845-1931); Knight, General
DS/UK/41Lyttelton; Lady; Katherine Sarah (1860-1943); neƩ Stuart-Wortley, wife of Neville Lyttelton
DS/UK/1791Morely; John (1838-1923); 1st Viscount Morley of Blackburn, British Liberal statesman, writer, newspaper editor