Acton, Gladstone, and others. by Mary (Gladstone) Drew

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  • Acton, John Emerich Edward Dalberg Acton, Baron, 1834-1902,
  • Gladstone, W. E. 1809-1898,
  • Holland, Henry Scott, 1874-1918

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SeriesEssay and general literature index reprint series
LC ClassificationsDA531.1 .D7 1968
The Physical Object
Pagination147 p.
Number of Pages147
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Open LibraryOL5608802M
LC Control Number68016292

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Drew, Mary Gladstone, Acton, Gladstone, and others. London, Nisbet & Co. [] (OCoLC) Named Person: John Emerich Edward Dalberg Acton Acton, Baron; W E Gladstone; Henry Scott Holland; John Emerich Edward Dalberg Acton Acton, Baron; W E Gladstone; Henry Scott Holland: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Mary.

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This can be especially useful to help you decide if the book is worth buying, checking out from a library, etc. Lord Acton; quoted in Hill, p This man, John Emerich Edward Dalberg Acton -- Lord Acton of Aldenham - amassed a library at his Aldenham estate of well o books and manuscripts.

He also had many tens of thousands of other books at his other homes scattered across England and /5(7). Book by John Emerich Edward Dalberg-Acton, 42 Copy quote Liberty is not the power of doing what we like, but the right of being able to do what we ought.

“Liberty,” wrote Acton to Gladstone’s daughter Mary, “depends on the division Gladstone power. Democracy tends to the unity of power federalism is the one possible check upon concentration and centralism.” Acton, unfortunately, lacked the single-minded focus for a big project. The Collected Works of Lord Acton book.

Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Lord Acton has left too little completed original work /5(10). William Ewart Gladstone PC FRS FSS (/ ˈ ɡ l æ d s t ən /; 29 December – 19 May ) was a British statesman and Liberal politician. In a career lasting over 60 years, he served for 12 years as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, spread over four terms beginning in and ending in He also served as Chancellor of the Exchequer four times.

Monarch: Victoria. "Letters of Lord Acton to Mary Gladstone". Book by John Emerich Edward Dalberg-Acton, That great political idea, sanctifying freedom and consecrating it to God, teaching men to treasure the liberties of others as their own and to defend them for the love of justice and charity more than as a claim of right, has been the soul of what is.

During the ’s, as Hill shows, Acton felt himself at the center of power as a major influence in determining Gladstone’s policy of Home Rule for Ireland, his last great struggle in office.

Acton was in complete sympathy with the claim of the Irish people to govern themselves, but Home Rule went down to defeat and the policy split the. Acton, on the other hand, the stay and support of the minority throughout the Council and before it, was not molested, perhaps because he was a layman, perhaps because he was a peer.

For while he was at Rome, in NovemberActon had received from Mr. Gladstone, and accepted, the offer of a barony.

John Emerich Edward Dalberg-Acton, 1st Baron Acton, KCVO, DL (10 January – 19 June )—known as Sir John Dalberg-Acton, 8th Baronet from to and usually referred to simply as Lord Acton—was an English Catholic historian, politician, and writer.

He was the only son of Sir Ferdinand Dalberg-Acton, 7th Baronet [1] and a grandson of the Neapolitan admiral Sir John Acton. The Acton Institute publishes both popular-level and academic books across the disciplines of theology, economics, ethics, and history. Acton Books consists of three publishing platforms: the Acton Institute imprint, Christian’s Library Press, and the Journal of Markets & Morality.

Add Liberty and Virtue to your collection. Books on economics, poverty, environment, social issues, education and more. In Mary Drew produced a biography of her mother, Catherine Gladstone. This was followed by Acton, Gladstone and Others (), a collection of essays and reviews, including an account of Ruskin's infatuation with Rose La Touche.

Mary Gladstone Drew died at Hawarden Castle on 1st January Source: John Emerich Edward Dalberg, Lord Acton, Selections from the Correspondence of the First Lord Acton, edited with and Introduction by John Neville Figgis and Renald Vere Laurence.

Vol. I Correspondence with Cardinal Newman, Lady Blennerhassett, W.E. Gladstone and Others (London: Longmans, Gree and Co., ). London: Longmans. → Volume 1: Correspondence With Cardinal Newman, Lady Blennerhassett, W. Gladstone and Others. Only Volume 1 has been published. WORKS ABOUT ACTON.

Himmelfarb, Gertrude Lord Acton: A Study in Conscience and Politics. Univ. of Chicago Press. Kochan, Lionel Acton on History. London: Deutsch. Mary Drew is the author of St. Deiniol's, Hawarden ( avg rating, 1 rating, 1 review), Acton, Gladstone and Others ( avg rating, 0 ratings, 0 revie Mary Drew is the author of St.

Deiniol. Rate this book. Clear rating. 1 of 5 stars 2 of 5 stars 3 of 5 stars 4 of 5 stars 5 of 5 stars.3/5. Mary Gladstone and the Victorian Salon, explores the importance of the musico-literary intersections of the late nineteenth-century salon to Victorian liberalis A key strength of Mary Gladstone and the Victorian Salon is the way in which it uniquely extends nineteenth-century scholarship by revealing new details and connections.’Cited by: 2.

In his new book, Lord Acton, Hill, a retired journalist who has written widely on Acton since the s, uses extensive archival and print material to analyze the many facets of Acton’s life in the context of the political and religious scene of nineteenth-century Great Britain.

Hill explores Acton’s family history, religious faith. It was through Gladstone that Acton, whose political sympathies lay with the Liberal party, was created a peer inthe first Catholic to be given a peerage since Reared in a cosmpolitan social environment, he had influential family connections in Italy, France, and Germany.

ACTON, Sir JOHN EMERICH EDWARD DALBERG, first Baron Acton of Aldenham and eighth baronet (–), historian and moralist, born at Naples on 10 Jan. was the only child of Sir Ferdinand Richard Edward Acton, seventh baronet (–), by a German wife, Marie Louise Pellini de Dalberg, only child of Emeric Joseph Duc de Dalberg.

Alternative Titles: John Emerich Edward Dalberg Acton, 1st Baron Acton of Aldenham, 8th Baronet His parliamentary career had ended in —he was an almost silent member—but he was an influential adviser and friend to William Gladstone, the Liberal leader and prime minister. Acton was raised to. Earlier this month, the eminent historian Owen Chadwick passed away.

Chadwick’s immense scholarly accomplishments included Acton and History, his study of our namesake here at the Acton Morrill wrote a wonderful reflection for The Guardian on Chadwick’s life, character, and accomplishments at the the article:Author: Dylan Pahman.

Acton in history. Lewis, - Acton (Mass.: Town) - pages. Page - For these reasons, as well as many others which might be produced, we are confirmed in the opinion, that the present age will be deficient in their duty to God, their posterity and themselves. ACTON, JOHN (–), British historian. Lord Acton (John Edward Emmerich Dalberg Acton), a Catholic, a Liberal, and a historian, was the heir of English and European nobility prominent in national and continental politics and diplomacy.

Educated in France, England, and Germany and fluent in. Lord Acton continued as a valued political adviser to Gladstone and, inwas appointed as Regius Professor of Modern History at the University of Cambridge.

Following this appointment Lord Acton delivered an inaugural lecture on "The Study of History" which made a tremendous impression in the University due to the wealth of learning and.

6 The Life of William Ewart Gladstone (Vol 2 of 3) with too little heed to substance; and neighbours mistook her dulness for dishonesty. For the diplomatic air was thick and dark with suspicion.

The rivalry of France and Austria in Italy was the oldest of European stories, and for that matter the Lombardo-Venetian province was a possession of.

William Ewart Gladstone dominated British politics in the heyday of classical liberalism. He entered Parliament at first held a cabinet post at 34, and delivered his last speech as a Member when he was He served as Prime Minister four times.

Nobel Laureate F.A. Hayek ranked Gladstone among the greatest classical liberals. Lord Acton believed Gladstone's supremacy was undisputed. Acton the man was also shaped by interaction with many others, and this book includes plenty of insights into Acton's relationships with people such as the British Prime Minister William Gladstone; Acton's professor and mentor, the German theologian and historian Ignaz von Dollinger (who separated from the Vatican over the doctrine of papal infallibility); the British theologian and convert to.

Primary Sources John Dalberg-Acton (Lord Acton) John Emerich Edward Dalberg-Acton, the only child of Sir Ferdinand Richard Edward Acton (–) and and Marie Louise Pelline de Dalberg (–), was born at Naples on 10th January After his father's early death in France, his mother took him to England where she married Granville George Leveson-Gower.

Lord Acton wrote frequent reports of the Council and its proceedings, chiefly to Mr. Gladstone and Professor Döllinger, some of which were afterwards collected and published as the "Letters of Quirinus" in the Allgemeine Zeitung.

Lord Acton considered that the cause of the minority was lost when, on the 24th of Aprilthe Council adopted. The Online Library of Liberty A Project Of Liberty Fund, Inc. John Emerich Edward Dalberg, Lord Acton,Selections from the Correspondence of the First Lord Acton, Vol.

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He started Gladstone Books in Newark innamed after four-times Prime Minister William Gladstone, who first entered parliament as MP for Newark: a great bibliophile himself. Aroundafter retirement from the University, Ben moved his book business to Lincoln, and.

Inthree years after Acton lost a bid for re-election, Gladstone named Acton a baron, and he sat in the House of Lords, but during all the years he was in Parliament, he never participated in a debate.

He quietly supported Gladstone, whom he viewed as a great moral leader. They shared a passion for discussing history and religion. Letters of Lord Acton to Mary, Daughter of the Right Hon. Gladstone. by Baron John Emerich Edward Dalberg Acton.

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About this Item: Cassell & Co. Ltd., London, Condition: Very Good. A good likeness in colors of W.E. Gladstone; lithographed from a photograph taken by the London Stereoscopic Company, with a facsimile signature below; paper 8 x 11" sheet approx.

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