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Northcote, Stafford Henry, first earl of Iddesleigh (1818-1887), politician

W. D. Rubinstein

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI:

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Education | Early career and marriage | Gladstone's secretary | The Northcote-Trevelyan report | Early years in the House of Commons | Educational royal commissions in the 1860s and further political career | At the Board of Trade and the India Office, 1866-1868 | In opposition and in North America | Chancellor of the exchequer, 1874-1880 | Conservative leader in the Commons, 1880-1885 | Earl of Iddesleigh | Foreign secretary, 1886-1887 | In retirement | Character and non-political activities | An unusual death | Reputation and assessment

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