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the days of may


King had promised to do if they held out any longer, abandoned their opposition in Committee1). On June4theThird Readingof the Bill was carried by 106 to 22. On June 7 the Reform Bill received the Royal Assent by Commission; the scène was in the House of Lords; the Tory benches were empty, and the six Commissioners were Grey, Holland, Brougham, Wellesley, Lansdowne, and Durham >).

G. M. Trevelyan, Lord Grey of the Reform Bill.

London 1916.

1. Committee: see p. 30, 7.

2. See frontispice.