Reference Entry

Peel, Sir Robert, second baronet (1788-1850), prime minister

John Prest

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/21764

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Education | A young MP | Irish secretary | The committee on cash payments | Marriage and family | Home secretary | The Catholic question, Liverpool, Canning, and Goderich | Home secretary again | Catholic emancipation | Coming to terms with parliamentary reform and whig government | Prime minister, 1834-1835 | The Tamworth manifesto | An opposition leader | The general election of 1841 | Prime minister, 1841-1846 | The economy and the budget of 1842 | The Canada Corn Act of 1843 | The Bank Charter Act of 1844 | Gathering disaffection | Repeal of the corn laws | Death by accident | Reputation

Reference Entry.  11312 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: biography ; history

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