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Gladstone, Herbert John, Viscount Gladstonelocked

  • H. C. G. Matthew


Gladstone, Herbert John, Viscount Gladstone (1854–1930), politician and governor-general of the Union of South Africa, was born on 7 January 1854 at 12 Downing Street (now known as no. 11), then occupied by his father as chancellor of the exchequer. Named after Sidney Herbert...

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W. E. Gladstone , ed. M. R. D. Foot & H. C. G. Matthew, 14 vols. (1968–94)
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