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Sir William Gregory, Formerly Member Of Parliament And Sometime Governor Of Ceylon

An Autobiography

by William Henry Gregory

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Published by Kessinger Publishing, LLC .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Personal Memoirs,
  • Biography & Autobiography,
  • Biography/Autobiography

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsLady Gregory (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages416
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11927227M
    ISBN 101430476877
    ISBN 109781430476870

      The History of Parliament - the House of Commons, (5 vols) by R. Thorne, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. Sir Thomas was a Member of Parliament for Kells for many years and became a Privy Councillor to King George II in His only son, Thomas (), 1st Earl of Bective, is the ancestor of our distant cousin, the 6th Marquis of Headfort. Who is a Member? There are currently members of the House of Representatives, each representing one geographic area of Australia. Members are elected for a 3 year term and when in parliament take part in debate on proposed laws and public policy, representing the views of the people in their electorate. “At a simple, dignified ceremony at the Queen’s House, Colombo, Sir Henry Moore took the oaths of Governor-General in the new Dominion of Ceylon. Today has been observed as a day of prayer and.


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Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders.4/5(1). Sir William Gregory, Formerly Member of Parliament and Sometime Governor of Ceylon 作者: Gregory, William Henry; Gregory, Lady; 出版年: 页数: 定价: $ ISBN: Sir William, who was 35 years her elder, had just retired from his position as Governor of Ceylon (now Sri Lanka), having previously served several terms as Member of Parliament for County Galway.

He was a well-educated man with many literary and artistic interests, and the house at Coole Park housed a large library and extensive art collection Children: William Robert Gregory. On 10 July Gregory was made a member of the Privy Council of Ireland and in the following year he was appointed Governor of Ceylon (now Sri Lanka).

Inhe played host to the Prince of Wales and was presented with the Order of St. Michael and St. George. Gregory retired from office in and returned to England via Australia. He Children: William Robert Gregory.

The Governor of Ceylon was the representative in Ceylon of the British Crown from to In this capacity, the governor was president of the Executive Council and Commander-in-Chief of the British Forces in governor was the head of the British colonial administration in Ceylon, reporting to the Colonial Office.

With Ceylon gaining self-rule and dominion status with the Appointer: Monarch of the United Kingdom. See all books authored by Lady Augusta Gregory, including Treasury of Irish Myth, Legend & Folklore, and Cuchulain of Muirthemne, and more on Sir William Gregory, K.C.M.G., Formerly Member of Parliament and Sometime Governor of Ceylon: An Autobiography Sir William Gregory, K.C.M.G., Formerly Member of Parliament and.

Career overview. He was born in Birmingham, the only son of William Linwood, a merchant, and his wife, Mary d was educated at Birmingham grammar school, and at Christ Church, Oxford, where he matriculated inand graduated B.A.

inand M.A. in He was student of his college from to In he gained the Hertford, Ireland, and Craven scholarships, and in.

Sir Henry Monck-Mason Moore became the last Governor of Ceylon and first governor-general when the Ceylon Order in Council, the first constitution of independent Ceylon came into effect. He was followed by Lord Soulbury, thereafter by Sir Oliver Goonetilleke the first Ceylonese to be appointed to the ter: Monarch, on the advice of the Prime Minister.

Sir William Gregory, Formerly Member of Parliament and Sometime Governor of Ceylon: An Autobiography; by Gregory, William Henry / Gregory, Lady () Available Book Formats: hardcover |. The name of Sir William Gregory features in most modern accounts of Ireland in the nineteenth century.

It is fair to say, however, that usually he is regarded as a ‘villain’. formerly member of parliament and sometime governor of Ceylon: an autobiography, ed. Lady Gregory (London, ), Cited by: 5. Search result for williams-c-m: Sir William Gregory, K. G., Formerly Member of Parliament and Sometime Governor of Ceylon(), The Beginner's Greek Composition - Scholar's Choice Edition(), Sir William Gregory, K.

- Formerly Member Of Parliament And Sometime Governor Of Ceylon - An Autobiography(), The Craft of. Isabella Augusta, Lady Gregory (15 March - 22 May ) was an Irish dramatist and folklorist. With William Butler Yeats and Edward Martyn, she co-founded the Irish Literary Theatre and the Abbey Theatre, and wrote numerous short works for both companies.

Lady Gregory produced a number of books of retellings of stories taken from Irish mythology. Born into a class that identified closely. The Parliament of Ceylon was the legislative body of British Ceylon & Dominion of Ceylon (now Sri Lanka) established in by the Soulbury Constitution, prior to independence on 4 February Parliament replaced the State Council of Ceylon.

Parliament was based on the Westminster model with an upper house, the Senate, whose members were indirectly elected or appointed, and a lower Houses: House of Representatives, Senate.

But the real value of the book undoubtedly 5 Who, as Lady Gregory, edited the posthumous Sir William Gregory, KCMG, Formerly Member of Parliament and Sometime Governor of Ceylon, An Autobiography (London, ).

POLITICS AND A GRARIANISM IN MODERN IRELAND. Lady Gregory Biography - - Lady Gregory Biography and List of Works - Lady Gregory Books Sir William Gregory, K C M G, Formerly Member Of Parliament and Sometime Governor Of Ceylon.

McDonough's Wife. Newest listings by Lady Gregory. Cuchulain of Muirthemne: The Story of the Men of the Red Branch of Ulster. Books by genre: Nonfiction. Nonfiction is a genre which is entirely based on real facts. It can be full, complete story or just some notes of eyewitness about a concrete action.

Formerly Member of Parliament And Sometime Governor of Ceylon. An Autobiography. Gregory, William Henry, Sir, Sir William Gregory, K. G., Formerly. List of Captains of Portuguese Ceylon (–) List of Captain-majors of Portuguese Ceylon (–) List of Governors of Portuguese Ceylon (–) Dutch Ceylon.

List of Dutch Governors of Ceylon (–) British Ceylon. Governors of British Ceylon (–) Dominion of Ceylon. Governor-General of Ceylon (–).

Gregory executive council of Ceylon; 9th cabinet of British Ceylon: Date formed: 4 March The government was led by Governor William Henry Gregory. Executive council members. Portrait Member of Council Office Took office Left office Notes William Henry Gregory: Governor: 4 March 4 September Henry Turner Irving: Colonial Head of government: William Henry Gregory.

In the British occupied Dutch Ceylon, and the Batavian Republic ceded the island to Britain in A first British occupation of Kingdom of Kandy in was only temportary; in a second campaign succeeded in annexing the Kingdom of was now united under British rule.

To work the plantations on Ceylon, the British brought in numerous Tamil workers from the Madras. Contact Sir William Cash This section contains web, social and other contact information for Sir William Cash. When contacting this Member, they should be addressed as Sir William.

On 10 July Gregory was made a member of the Privy Council of Ireland and in the following year he was appointed Governor of Ceylon (now Sri Lanka). In he played host to the Prince of Wales and was presented with the Order of St. Michael and St. George. Parliament Dissolved. H.E. the President by virtue of the powers vested in him by the Constitution dissolved the Parliament with effect from the midnight of 02 nd of March and summoned the new Parliament to meet on the 14 th of May Read More.

sir william gregory () - governor of ceylon As the train chugged its way into the highlands, Sir William Gregory surveyed the view from his window. The hills were crawling with olive-skinned men and women, clad in colourful robes, their nimble hands diving. Parliaments of Ceylon.

Associated 1 Review. From inside the book. What people are saying - Write a defeated defended his seat Dudley Senanayake early education educated at St Electorate entered Federal Party Fernando fifth Parliament fourth Parliament Galle Government Gunasekera House of Representatives Independent candidate Jaffna Reviews: 1.

The Legislative Power of Parliament; Prorogation; Ceremonial Opening; Government Bills; Private Members' Bills; Functions pertaining to the Legislative Standing Committee & Select Committees.

Sir William Gregory, K. G., formerly member of Parliament and sometime governor of Ceylon.: An autobiography: Spreading the news: The story brought by Brigit: a passion play in three acts: Story of Tuatha de Danaan and of the Fianna of Ireland: Swedenborg, mediums and the desolate places: Teach na mBocht: Three last plays: Travelling man.

There are 2, biographies included in this period, consisting of the Members returned to the Parliaments beginning in,and Between and the House consisted of Members.

His personalty, which yielded a residue of £52, was sworn under £, A sympathetic obituarist described him as ‘a complete specimen of a loyal, patriotic, munificent and socially benevolent citizen’ and ‘a very active and serviceable Member of Parliament’ Ref Volumes: Author: David R.

Fisher. Notes. Gent. Sir Robert Hicks is no longer a Member, but was most recently the Conservative MP for South East Cornwall, and left the Commons on 1 May Former state council was dissolved and members were elected for a new Ceylon parliament.

Governor General has the power to dissolve the parliament and he acted on the advice of the Ceylon government. The first election was held in and after that in,and elections were held under the Soulbery constitution. Colebrook-Cameron Commission, committee sent by the British government in –32 to investigate its colonial government in Ceylon (now Sri Lanka) and to make recommendations for administrative, financial, economic, and judicial reform.

Most of the recommendations were accepted; they signified for Ceylon the first manifestation of constitutional government, the first steps toward modernizing.

Sir William Gregory of Coole, Co Galway, and the husband of Lady Augusta in his later years, has been vilified unfairly by historians and commentators, said Brian Walker, professor of Irish Studies at Queen’s University last weekend.

As the member of parliament who introduced the so called ‘Gregory clause’ as the Great Famine raged through the land, he did so for humane motives; but it Author: Ronnie O'gorman. Brownrigg was made colonel of the 9th regiment inpromoted lieutenant-general inserved as quartermaster-general in the Walcheren expedition inand in October was appointed governor and commander-in-chief of the island of Ceylon.

When he took up his command, the English occupied only certain towns on the coast. By her son Sir William Forbes, sixth Baronet of Monymusk and Pitsligo, Forbes, William, Sir, View book: Forbes: Genealogy of the family of Forbes From the account of Mr. Mathew Lumsden of Tulliekerne, written in &c.

Lumsden, Mathew: View book: Fraser. A Reprint of the Ceylon (Parliamentary Elections) Order in Council, (CHAPTER ) as amended by Acts Nos.

4 of11 of26 of2 of ,72 of.Sir William Temple, Baronet, (born ApLondon, Eng.—died Jan. 27,Moor Park, Surrey, Eng.), English statesman and diplomat who formulated the pro-Dutch foreign policy employed intermittently during the reign of King Charles addition, his thought and prose style had a great influence on many 18th-century writers, particularly on Jonathan Swift.History of the Irish Parliament was published in Incorporating 2, biographies of the members of parliament it details, where known, their personal information, family life, career, political life, appointments, their voting in divisions and contribution to the life of parliament.

The biographies are a fascinating insight into the lives of elected representatives of the .