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The Letters of Queen Victoria, Volume III (of 3), 1854-1861
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Christino cause, i. 44, 67

Church of England, Queen's early knowledge of, i. 16; her relations to, i. 51, 72, 79; Parker Society, i. 259; reform, i. 282; difficulties at Oxford, i. 373, 374; Low Church bigotry, ii. 37; ii. 115; preferments, ii. 121; Ritualists and Romanists, ii. 273, 273, 377; riots at Stockport, ii. 391; in the Colonies, ii. 448

—— of Scotland crisis, i. 447, 448, 450

—— rates, i. 56, 66; iii. 323

Churchill, Lady, iii. 407

Chusan, i. 209, 265

Chuttur Singh, surrender of, ii. 217

Cintra, Convention of, iii. 175

Cistercian Trappists, Queen Adelaide's visit to, i. 437

Civil Service, competitive examinations for, iii. 9, 11

Clanricarde, Marquess of, i. 188; ii. 427; Privy Seal, iii. 266

—— Marchioness of, i. 350

Clanwilliam, Earl of, ii. 422

Claremont, residence of King Leopold, Queen's reminiscences of, i. 10, 18, 19; regret at leaving, ii. 5, 21; residence of King Louis Philippe, ii. 160-162

—— Col., Orsini trial, iii. 273

Clarence, Duke of, see William IV.

Clarendon, third Earl of, Chief Justice-in-Eyre, death, i. 143

—— fourth Earl of, i. 97; Ambassador at Madrid, i. 281; Lord Privy Seal, i. 308; ii. 60, 83, 86, 131, 132, 169, 195, 223, 224, 236, 244; opinion on Lord Palmerston's removal, ii. 260, 263; refusal of Foreign Office, ii. 346, 348; ii. 420, 423; Foreign Secretary, ii. 431; Eastern Question, ii. 439-444, 452-471; Duke of Cambridge in Paris, iii. 14; Russian loan, iii. 35; Crimea, iii. 43; Austrian alliance, iii. 48, 51; the "Four Points," iii. 65; Government of 1855, iii. 82, 83, 86, 88, 89, 90, 92, 94, 96, 96, 97, 98, 99; Foreign Affairs, iii. 104; Emperor's proposal to take command at the Crimea, iii. 110, 111; Naples despatch, iii. 143-144; Austrian ultimatum, iii. 152, 153, 165; arranging terms of settlement, iii. 168-185; conversation with French Emperor, iii. 175; Treaty of Peace signed, iii. 183; Queen's appreciation of his services, iii. 184, 185; honours, iii. 186; iii. 190; interview with Persigny, iii. 232; and Italy, iii. 305; declines joining the new Cabinet, iii. 346; St Juan dispute, iii. 373; coronation of King of Prussia, iii. 428, 429; reception at the coronation of King and Queen of Prussia, iii. 458-460; interview with the French Empress, iii. 460; King of Prussia's views, iii. 465

Clarendon's History of the Rebellion, i. 38, 52; Private Memoirs, i. 435

Claridge's Hotel, Empress of the French stays at, iii. 419

Clark, Dr (afterwards Sir James), Physician to the Queen, i. 61, 130, 202; Bagshot Park, iii. 384; Prince Consort's illness, iii. 471, 473

Clementine, Princess, of Orleans, i. 431

Cleveland, Duke of, i. 386

Clive, Lord, Life by Sir J. Malcolm, i. 55

Close, Francis, Dean of Carlisle, iii. 206

Clyde, Lord, see Campbell, Sir Colin

Cobden, Richard, i. 300; Corn Laws, i. 415, 465; ii. 60; Peel's tribute to, ii. 83; the Whigs, ii. 84, 85, 87; Poor Law Commission, ii. 130, 131, 132; ii. 155, 216; question of marriage between Prince Frederick William of Prussia and the Princess Royal, iii. 182; on China War, iii. 223; loss of seat, iii. 226; iii. 263; refuses to join Government, iii. 307, 348, 350; and the Pope, iii. 357; Plenipotentiary for commercial treaty, iii. 379; declines honours, iii. 413, 414

Coblentz, iii. 146

Coburg (see Saxe-Coburg), House of, history of, i. 3; influence on the Queen's politics, i. 4; abuse of, i. 53

—— Queen's visit to, ii. 45

Cochrane, Mr Baillie (afterwards Lord Lamington), iii. 445

Cockburn, Sir George, Admiral of the Fleet, i. 432

—— Mr (afterwards Sir Alexander), Don Pacifico debate, ii. 252; Chief Justice of Common Pleas, iii. 215

Codrington, Major-General Sir William, wounded at Inkerman, iii. 53; commands the English army in the Crimea, iii. 64, 134, 155, 155

Colborne, Sir John (afterwards Lord Seaton), i. 57; High Commissioner, Canada, i. 102; Field-Marshal, i. 129, 130

Colchester, Lord, iii. 230

Coldstream Guards wounded from Crimea, iii. 110

Colenso, Rev. J. W., ii. 449

Coleridge, Mr, and Provostship of Eton, iii. 431

Colloredo, Count, Austrian Ambassador, ii. 439, 440

Colquhoun, Mr, iii. 44

Colvin, John Russell, Lieut.-Gov. of North-West Provinces, death of, iii. 251

Combermere, Viscount, i. 420; Constable of the Tower, ii. 393; Field-Marshal, iii. 146

Companies, Limited Liability, statute passed, iii. 64

Conroy, Sir J., comptroller to Duchess of Kent, i. 99

Conservatives in opposition, i. 56; dissensions, ii. 1; Corn Laws, ii. 66; ii. 83, 315, 384, 403; form a Government, ii. 412-430; Roebuck Motion, iii. 79, 226; Government of 1858, iii. 262, 266; possible dissolution, iii. 283-292; new Reform Bill, iii. 307; defeat, iii. 341; iii. 362; overtures to Lord Palmerston, iii. 420, 429

Consort, Prince (see Victoria, Queen), parentage, i. 4; influence of Baron Stockmar, i. 26; his character, i. 28; Princess of Hohenlohe's opinion of, i. 46; Queen's first impression of, i. 49; education of, i. 97, 109, 111; engagement to Queen Victoria, i. 141, 188; visits Italy, i. 152; Queen's views, i. 177; description of, i. 186; arrival at Windsor, i. 188; religion, i. 196; question of a peerage, i. 198; the Declaration, i. 203, 204; his Household, i. 204, 206, 207; marriage with the Queen, i. 209, 217; his grant, i. 209, 214; appointed Regent, i. 209; the Queen's confidential secretary, i. 28; name in Prayer Book, i. 249; on changes at Court, i. 256; visits Oxford, i. 291; his position on change of Government, i. 304; Lord Melbourne's opinion of, i. 306; Fine Arts Commission, i. 332; lays foundation stone of Royal Exchange, i. 376; on duelling, i. 450; domestic life, i. 464; to hold levees, i. 470, 471; reception at Birmingham, i. 509; his father's death, ii. 6; Grand Cross of St Andrew, ii. 17; birthday, ii. 20; French King's appreciation of, ii. 25; title rumours, ii. 34; interest in Osborne, ii. 42; attacks on, ii. 46; memo. on change of Government, ii. 61; council meeting, ii. 65; Sir R. Peel and memo. of their conversation, ii. 76; memo. on resignation of Sir R. Peel, ii. 80, 83; on new Government, ii. 85; Sir R. Peel, ii. 93; his self-denial, ii. 129; visits King Louis Philippe at Claremont, ii. 163; and the unemployed, ii. 168; visit to York, ii. 184; visit with the Queen to Ireland, ii. 224; opening of new Coal Exchange, ii. 228; Exhibition of 1851, ii. 231, 316-318; memo. on Lord Palmerston's Foreign Policy, ii. 235, 243, 260, 261; Mansion House speech, ii. 239; memos. on formation of a new Government, ii. 293, 297, 298, 300, 302, 306, 309, 310, 311; presides at Propagation of Gospel Meeting, ii. 319; on Lord Palmerston's successor, ii. 345-347; his fondness for politics and business, ii. 362; and the Army, ii. 365; on resignation of Lord John Russell, ii. 367, 369, 371; on change of Government, ii. 374; command of Grenadier Guards and Rifle Brigade, ii. 392; on new appointments on death of Duke of Wellington, ii. 392; on national defences, ii. 398-400; on Free Trade Debate, ii. 404; on resignation of Lord Derby, ii. 412-413; on new Government, ii. 413, 415, 420; Lord Derby's opinion of, ii. 426; on change of Ministry, ii. 427; birth of Prince Leopold (afterwards Duke of Albany), ii. 444; congratulates Mr Gladstone on his Budget speech, ii. 446; memo. on Eastern Question, ii. 454, 456; memo. on Lord Palmerston's resignation, ii. 467; Press attacks on, iii. 1, 3, 4, 7, 8; interview with Emperor Napoleon, iii. 1; President of Patriotic Fund, iii. 2; memos. on Reform Bill, iii. 20, 22, 23, 24; memo. of Government changes, iii. 33, 34; visits French Emperor, iii. 41-43; memo. on Lord John Russell's possible resignation, iii. 58; visits the French Emperor, iii. 64; memo. on Lord John Russell's resignation, iii. 72; memos. on inability of Lord Derby and Lord John Russell to form a Government, iii. 83-96; memo. on Lord Palmerston's Government of 1855, iii. 97, 98; asks Lord Aberdeen to join new Government, iii. 98; memo. of interview with Mr Gladstone, iii. 107-109; on Austria's proposal of Crimean settlement, iii. 120, 127; visits France, iii. 135; appointment of Sir W. Codrington, iii. 155; Queen's memo. on his status, iii. 192-194; title of Prince Consort conferred, iii. 196, 197, 197; French Emperor's feeling towards England, iii. 232, 233; marriage of Princess Royal, iii. 261, 263, 264; memo. on resignation of the Government, iii. 266-268; Danish Question, iii. 281; memo. on Oudh Proclamation, iii. 284; memo. on Lord Derby and dissolution, iii. 289; visit to French Emperor at Cherbourg, iii. 295; memo. on Lord Palmerston, iii. 300; Lord Stanley's position with the Queen, iii. 301-303; tours of Prince of Wales and Prince Alfred, iii. 411; Princess Alice's engagement, iii. 415; state visit to Ireland, iii. 420; Lord John Russell's despatch to America, iii. 421; failure of health, iii. 421; death of the Duchess of Kent, iii. 435-439; illness, iii. 468, 470; draft despatch to United States, last written by, iii. 469; slight rally, 472, 473; death, iii. 421, 473

Conspiracy and Assassination Bill, iii. 266

Constantin, expedition against, i. 43; taken by France, i. 96

Constantine of Russia, Grand Duchess, ii. 7; iii. 466

Constantinople, i. 232; Russian Fleet ordered to, ii. 441, 452

Constitution de la Belgique, newspaper, i. 55

Constitution, the English, i. 358

Constitutional newspaper, i. 53

Conyngham, Lady Maria, i. 12

—— Marchioness, i. 12

—— Marquess, Lord Chamberlain, i. 12, 74, 75, 84, 110, 121

Cooper, the Leicester Chartist, i. 424

Coorg, Princess of, iii. 54

Corbett, Mr, Secretary of Legation at Florence, iii. 310

Corigan, Dominic, Physician-in-Ordinary, ii. 136

Cork, Queen Victoria's visit to, ii. 224; question of dockyard, iii. 151

Corn Laws, petition against, i. 148; debates on, i. 218, 265, 278, 280, 370, 381, 415, 450, 465; Anti-Corn-Law League, i. 370, 415, 466; ii. 30, 49, 383; paragraph in the Times, ii. 48, 49; Lord John Russell's policy, ii. 59; Sir R. Peel's views, ii. 65, 66, 87; settlement, ii. 233; Earl Grey on, ii. 377; Mr Disraeli on, ii. 381

Coronation, i. 120, 127

Corry, H., ii. 306, 405

Cottenham, Earl of, Chancellor, i. 271, 308, 314; ii. 83

County and Borough Franchise, ii. 288

Couper, Sir George, iii. 254

Courvoisier murders Lord William Russell, i. 220

Covent Garden Theatre, Free Trade meetings at, ii. 131

Coventry, Earl of, i. 91

Cowell, Major (afterwards Sir John), tutor to Prince Alfred, iii. 413

Cowley, first Baron, Minister at Frankfort, i. 495

—— second Baron (created Earl 1859), ii. 146, 186, 275; Queen's high opinion of, ii. 285, 286; Ambassador at Napoleon's Court, ii. 397, 407; Napoleon's marriage, ii. 435; Eastern Question, iii. 115, 151, 153, 154, 160; council of war at Paris, iii. 168; honours, iii. 186; iii. 221; mission to Vienna, iii. 308, 323, 324-326; rumoured treaty between France and Russia, iii. 330; terms of peace at Villafranca, iii. 359, 360; England's congress representative, iii. 375; Italian Question, iii. 384, 385; stormy interview with Napoleon, 390-394; French policy in Italy, iii. 412

Cowper, Countess, i. 201

—— Lady Fanny, i. 121; her beauty, i. 123, 125; i. 266. See also Jocelyn, Lady

—— Hon. William, Priv. Sec. to Lord Melbourne, i. 220; First Commissioner of Works, iii. 443

Cracow, ii. 72, 114

Crampton, Mr (afterwards Sir John), British Minister at Washington, dismissal of, iii. 219; English Ambassador at St Petersburg, iii. 326

Cranworth, Lord, Lord Chancellor, ii. 420; iii. 103; Divorce Bill, iii. 231

Creptowitch, Count, Russian Ambassador, iii. 185

Crimea, see Eastern Question

Croker, Right Hon. J. W., Queen's declaration, i. 197

Crown, influence of the, i. 105; prerogatives of, iii. 294, 296

—— jewels, claim to, i. 439, 487

Crowther, Rev. Samuel, ii. 366

Crystal Palace, the Queen opens the, iii. 2; visit of the Emperor and Empress of the French, iii. 117; peace fete, iii. 190

Cullen, Dr, Archbishop of Armagh, ii. 281

Cumberland, second Duke of, i. 4; his character, i. 6, 72, 76. See also Hanover, King Ernest of

—— third Duke of, see Hanover, King George V.

Cureton, General, death of, ii. 212

—— Rev. Wm., recommended for Canonry, ii. 121

Custine, Marquis Astolphe de, La Russie en 1839, i. 501



Daily News, iii. 337

Dalhousie, Countess of, i. 397; death, ii. 450 —— tenth Earl and first Marquess of, ii. 65, 84; Viceroy of India, ii. 142; views as to the Punjab, ii. 196; Marquess, ii. 208, 221; Queen's opinion of, ii. 212; Koh-i-noor diamond, ii. 242; Rangoon, ii. 380; Cinque Ports, ii. 393; India, ii. 400, 401; on his wife's death, ii. 450; correspondence with the Queen, iii. 38, 39, 45-48, 53; desires to retire, iii. 114; retirement of, iii. 159, 179; reported failure to suppress insubordination in India, iii. 180; Lord Canning succeeds him, iii. 179; iii. 292

Dalkeith, Queen's visit to, i. 430

Dalmeny, Lord, i. 489

Danish Law of Succession, ii. 358; iii. 280

Darmes, attempts King Louis Philippe's life, i. 243

D'Aubigny, Mons., ii. 20

Davis, Jefferson, President of the Southern States, iii. 421

Davys, Rev. George, Dean of Chester, afterwards Bishop of Peterborough, instructor of Queen, i. 15, 38, 64

Dawes, Richd., Dean of Ripon, iii. 206

Dawson, Hon. Thomas Vesey, death at Inkerman, iii. 55

Deceased Wife's Sister Bill, iii. 277

Defences, national, ii. 396, 398-400; iii. 37

De Grey, Earl, Lord-Lieut, of Ireland, i. 309

Delane, John T., editor of the Times, ii. 263; and Germany, iii. 462

De la Warr, Elizabeth, Countess, i. 310

Delhi, revolt at, iii. 224, 236; capture of, iii. 236

Democracy, progress of, ii. 385

"Democratic," definition of the term, i. 107

Denison, J. E., ii. 273; Speaker, iii. 223

Denman, Lord, i. 469

Denmark, and Morocco, ii. 4; and Holstein, ii. 171, 222, 223, 249, 251, 270; peace concluded with Prussia, ii. 254, 255; Danish succession, ii. 320, 358

—— King of, letter to Queen Victoria, ii. 254

Derby, Earl of, see Stanley

Despatches, method of dealing with, ii. 221, 222

Devonshire, Duke of, ii. 14; iii. 202

Dhuleep Singh, Maharajah, Queen's impression of, iii. 39, 47, 54; iii. 219; Indian Mutiny, iii. 248, 252

Dietz, Mons., Governor of Prince Ferdinand, i. 54, 131

Dilke, Sir C. W., Baronet, iii. 477

Disbrowe, Sir Ed., British Minister at the Hague, i. 145, 409, 417

Disfranchisement Bill, ii. 380

Disraeli, Benjamin, "Young England," ii. 16; "poisoned chalice," ii. 59; protectionist, ii. 71; attack on Sir R. Peel, ii. 79, 80; leader of Opposition, ii. 208, 216, 248; motion on agricultural distress, ii. 285; protection, ii. 287; ii. 291, 301, 303, 363; on Palmerston's defence, ii. 364; Endymion, ii. 376; Chancellor of the Exchequer, ii. 381; debate on dissolution, ii. 382, 384; Militia Bill, ii. 385, 386, 387; speech on Duke of Wellington, ii. 401; Free Trade, ii. 402, 403; and Gladstone, ii. 405; Budget speech, ii. 406; loss of office, ii. 415, 427; apology for his speech, ii. 428; attack on the Government, iii. 38; Roebuck Motion, iii. 76, 79, 106; formation of Government of 1855, iii. 81, 84; attack on Lord John Russell, iii. 131; preparation for war, iii. 192; attack on the Budget, iii. 224, 226; China War debate, iii. 228, 229; speech on Indian Mutiny, iii. 239; return to office, iii. 261; Conspiracy Bill debate, iii. 265; Chancellor of the Exchequer, iii. 272; reports of the debates, iii. 274, 275, 277, 278; India Bill, iii. 279; Oudh Proclamation debate, iii. 290, 292; and Lord Stanley, iii. 301; debate on the address, iii. 340; defeat of Government, iii. 341; and the Pope, iii. 358; and Lord Palmerston's Government, iii. 429

Dissenters and Church Rates, iii. 323

Dissolution, prerogative of, ii. 91

Divorce Bill, iii. 224, 231

—— Court, Queen's objection to publication of proceedings in newspapers, iii. 378

Doabs, Eastern, disarmament of Sikhs, ii. 217

Dorset, Duke of, Master of the Horse, i. 12

Dost Mahommed, see Afghanistan, Ameer of

Douglas, General Sir Howard, iii. 175

—— Lord (afterwards Duke of Hamilton), marriage, i. 439

Douglas, Rev. Hon. A. (afterwards Bp. of Aberdeen and Orkney), iii. 102

Douro, Marchioness of, i. 486; ii. 5, 322

Doyle, Richard, i. 152

Drayton Manor, Queen's visit to, i. 509

Dresden, ii. 219

Dreux, ii. 159

Drummond, Edward, assassination of, i. 455, 456

—— Castle, Queen's visit to, i. 430

—— Henry, Member for West Surrey, iii. 76, 276

Druses, iii. 380

Dublin, Archbishop of (Richard Whateley), Queen's opinion of, i. 62

—— fear of outbreak at, ii. 169; Queen's visit to, ii. 224

Duels, military, i. 450, 485

Dufferin, Marquess of, and story of Mrs Norton and the Times, ii. 48

Duffield, Walter, ii. 41

Dumas, General, ii. 159

Duncannon, Viscount (afterwards Earl of Bessborough), Lord Privy Seal, afterwards Lord Lieutenant of Ireland, i. 99, 133, 281, 308, 344; ii. 93; death, ii. 122

Duncombe, Thomas, M.P., Finsbury, iii. 79; Roebuck Committee, ii. 106

Dundas, Vice-Admral Sir James, Commander of Mediterranean Fleet, ii. 452; iii. 1, 116

—— Rear-Admiral Richard, commands expedition to the Baltic, iii. 116

—— Mr (afterwards Lord Melville), i. 357

—— Sir David, Convention of Cintra, iii. 175

Dundonald, Earl of (formerly Lord Cochrane), iii. 9

Dunfermline, Lord (formerly James Abercromby), Speaker, i. 98; iii. 230

Dungannon, Viscount, i. 133

Dunkeld, Queen's visit to, i. 429

Dunmore, Countess of, Lady-in-Waiting, i. 384

—— Earl of, death, ii. 43

Durham, first Earl of, High Commissioner in Canada, i. 102, 103, 104; rash conduct, i. 128, 133, 137; resignation, i. 137; i. 142, 144, 155, 234



Eastern Question, ii. 431, 437, 441-444, 449, 452-471; declaration of war with Russia, iii. 1, 12, 13, 20; Turkish success, iii. 36; battle of the Alma, iii. 43, 49; Inkerman, iii. 53; Four Points negotiations, iii. 63, 65; terms of settlement and final evacuation of the Crimea, iii. 158, 182

East India Company, recall of Lord Ellenborough, ii. 1, 9, 11; giving medals, ii. 200; Sir Charles Napier, ii. 259; position of Indian princes, iii. 47, 219; Mutiny, iii. 223, 234, 237-248, 252; future Government of India, iii. 257

Eastlake, Sir Charles, Keeper of National Gallery, i. 338

Ecclesiastical Titles Bill, ii. 232, 279, 281, 283, 313, 314

Eckerforde, ii. 218

Eden, Lt.-Gen. John, C.B., iii. 39

Edinburgh, Queen's visit, i. 429

Education, Bullock's work on, ii. 214; committee on, ii. 390

Edwardes, Major, ii. 200

Egypt (see also Ali, Mehemet) and the Four Powers, i. 227, 232, 242, 252

Elchingen, Duc de, i. 83

Elcho, Lord (afterwards Earl of Wemyss), Government of 1855, iii. 98; new Foreign Office, iii. 443

Election, general 1836, i. 56; on death of William IV., i. 80, 89; ii. 126; Corrupt Practices Bill, iii. 8

Elgin, Earl of, Governor in Jamaica, ii. 47, 94; treaty with Japan, iii. 262; Postmaster-General, iii. 349

Elimar, Prince, of Oldenburg, iii. 458

Eliot, Lord, afterwards Earl of St Germans, i. 310

Elizabeth, Princess, daughter of Queen Adelaide, death, i. 31

Ellenborough, Lord (afterwards Earl of), President of Board of Control, i. 163, 309, 326; Governor-General of India, i, 344; Indian warfare, i. 407, 443; Somnauth proclamation, i. 445, 462, 468; Scinde controversy, i. 502; recall of, ii. 1, 9, 18; Earldom, ii. 10; in office, ii. 65, 70; protectionist, ii. 306; and Lord Cochrane, iii. 10; iii. 73, 81; President of Board of Control, iii. 262, 272; Oudh despatch, iii. 281, 282-289; resignation, iii. 282-285

Ellesmere, Earl of, death, iii. 227

Ellice, Mr, i. 144; ii. 92

Elliot, Captain, Chinese opium trade, i. 254, 260, 261; recalled, i. 265

—— Lady Fanny, i. 291

—— Lady Harriet, illness of, iii. 69

—— Mr (afterwards Sir Henry), P.C., G.C.B., Plenipotentiary to Naples, iii. 356, 418

Elphinstone, General, capture of, i. 254

—— Sir J. D. H., M.P. for Portsmouth, iii. 278

—— Baron, Governor of Bombay, iii. 313, 406

Ely, bishopric of, ii. 35

—— Marchioness of, iii. 378

Emlyn, Lord, marriage, i. 395

Enfield, iii. 212

England, troubles in Afghanistan, 254, 370, 373, 382, 385

—— and Austria, ii. 182, 183, 187, 190, 380; Eastern Question, ii. 432, 441, 444, 452; iii. 1, 13, 25; proposed alliance, iii. 49, 50, 65, 115, 118; Four Points, iii. 120, 144; ultimatum, iii. 152, 168, 182

—— and China, i. 260-262; successes in, i. 441; dispute with and ultimatum, iii. 223, 226, 231; treaty of Tien-tsin, iii. 262, 381; march to Pekin, iii. 381

—— and Denmark, ii. 358

—— and France, i. 93, 209, 230; ii. 1, 19, 96, 120; hospitality to King of, ii. 155; relations with as a Republic, ii. 206; on the Eastern Question, ii. 431, 443, 452, 458, 460, 470; alliance with, iii. 1, 232; feeling against, iii. 261, 264

—— and Germany, ii. 274, 275, 276

—— and India (see India)

—— and Italy, ii. 182, 186; Rome, ii. 279, 386, 387; Naples, iii. 140, 141

—— and Japan, treaty, iii. 262

—— and Persia, war, iii. 159

—— and Portugal, unpopularity, i. 57; English fleet in the Tagus, ii. 109; constitutional trouble, ii. 111, 118; conference, ii. 120; policy in, ii. 179

—— Punjab, annexation of, ii. 208

—— and Russia, i. 86; ii. 19; on the Eastern Question, ii. 431, 441-445, 452; iii. 1, 4, 11, 12, 13, 14; declaration of war, iii. 19; Crimea, iii. 24-32, 35, 36, 43; defeat at the Alma, iii. 43, 44, 50; battle of Balaklava, iii. 50; Four Points, iii. 65, 120; Sebastopol taken, iii. 141; Austrian ultimatum, iii. 152; peace and terms of settlement, iii. 158; difficulty of enforcing settlement, iii. 159-186, 213; Danish Question, iii. 439

—— and Spain, i. 433, 486, 487, 512; ii. 31, 32, 44; marriage question, ii. 72, 95-108

—— Sweden and Norway, iii. 134

—— and Turkey, Eastern Question, ii. 431, 437, 441-445, 452; iii. 1, 11, 13, 19

England and United States of America, boundary dispute, i. 254, 355, 368, 461; ii. 30, 72; rupture with, iii. 159, 219; Trent affair, iii. 421

England, General (afterwards Sir Richard), i. 402, 407

Enrique, Don, ii. 89, 90, 96, 98, 99, 103

Ense, Varnhagen, von, memoirs of, iii. 472

Erfurt, Diet of, ii. 229

Ernest, Prince, of Hohenlohe, death of, iii. 396

Ernest, King, of Hanover, i. 57, 189. See Cumberland, Duke of

—— Prince, of Saxe-Coburg, i. 48; arrival at Windsor, i. 188; i. 205; marriage, i. 380; bravery, ii. 218

Ernestine branch of Saxe-Coburg family, history of, i. 2

Erroll, Earl of, i. 300, 474

Espartero, Joaquin, Regent of Spain, i. 57, 346

Este, Sir Augustus de, i. 489

Esterhazy, Prince Paul, i. 115, 435

Eton College, ii. 21; Montem, ii. 109; resignation of Dr Hawtrey, ii. 433; extra week's holiday, iii. 200; election of Provost, iii. 431

Eu, Chateau de, i. 181, 182; Queen's visit to, i. 490; ii. 23, 89

Eugenie, Empress of the French, see Montijo

Eupatoria, disaster at, iii. 1, 63, 111

Evans, Col. (afterwards Sir G. de Lacy), i. 44, 57; iii. 53, 297

Examinations, competitive, iii. 10, 297

Executions, public, ii. 38

Exeter, Bishop of, Gorham case, ii. 273

Exeter, Marquess of, i. 312

Exhibition of 1851, in Hyde Park, ii. 231, 239; success of, ii. 283, 316, 317; ball at Guildhall, ii. 320



Factory Labour, Bill, ii. 1, 115

Fane, Hon. Julian, Secretary of Embassy, Vienna, iii. 370, 409

Farnham, Queen's visit to, iii. 400

Fawcett, Col., shot in a duel, i. 485

Featherstonhaugh, Mr., H.B.M. Consul, Havre, arranges escape of King Louis Philippe, ii. 156-160, 163

Feodore, Princess, of Leiningen, the Queen's half-sister, marriage to Prince of Hohenlohe-Langenburg, i. 3, 33; childhood, i. 18; i. 31, 37, 88, 125, 480, 510

Ferdinand, Maximilian Joseph, of Austria, Archduke, proposed marriage, iii. 211; marriage and death of, iii. 234, 240

—— Duke of Orleans, i. 234

—— see Portugal, King of

—— II., King of Naples, i. 51; rising against, ii. 141; illness and death, iii. 324

—— of Bulgaria, Prince, i. 431

Feroz Shah, Prince, iii. 47

Ferozepore, ii. 74, 208

Ferozeshah, ii. 31, 76

Fieschi attempts King Louis Philippe's life, i. 407

Fife, Earl of, Peerage, iii. 245

Fine Arts Commission, i. 332

Finlay, Mr, claim against Greek Government, ii. 231, 239

Finmark, guarantee of, iii. 134

Fiscal Policy, ii. 292

Fisher, Dr, see Salisbury, Bishop of

Fitzclarence, Lord Adolphus, i. 390

Fitzgerald, William Robert Seymour Vesey, Under Secretary for Foreign affairs, iii. 277, 445

—— Sir John, iii. 76

—— and Vesci, Lord, President of Board of Control, i. 347, 372

Fitzmayer, Col., iii. 182

Fitzwilliam, Earl, ii. 126-128

—— Lady Anne, i. 121

Flahaut, Madame de, ii. 39

Florence, visited by Prince Albert, i. 152; revolution in, iii. 308

Follett, Sir William, i. 219; Solicitor-General, i. 469

Fonblanque, Albany, i. 412

Foreign Enlistment Bill, iii. 2, 58

Foreign Office, new, iii. 444

Foreign Secretary, duties of, ii. 264

Forey, General, iii. 455

Fortescue, second Earl, receives the Garter, iii. 157

—— Dudley, iii. 443

Fould, Achille, French Minister, iii. 333, 418

Four Points, Crimean negotiations, iii. 63, 65, 120, 154, 158, 160-185

Fox, Charles James, i. 5, 391

—— Mr, British Minister at Washington, i. 355

France, attempts on life of King, i. 43, 243, 408; expedition to Constantin, i. 43, 57; heated debates in Chamber, i. 59, 63; Duke and Duchess of Orleans, i. 69; and England, i. 93, 97, 209, 230; and the Peninsula, i. 94; in Africa, i. 96; sympathy with Belgium, i. 102, 135; resignation of Ministry, i. 149, 151; Louis Bonaparte, i. 209; Turco-Egyptian convention, i. 227; Eastern crisis, i. 231, 235-240; friendliness with England, i. 239, 244; Thiers Ministry dismissed, i. 242; possibility of revolution, i. 246-249; and Spain, i. 347, 351, 445; Spanish marriage, i. 488; ii. 32, 44, 72, 96-109; Queen Victoria's visit to, i. 490; friction with England, ii. 1, 6, 21; England and Russia, ii. 19; hostilities with Morocco, ii. 20; fortification of Paris and Algerian trouble, ii. 31; Syrian War, ii. 68; murder of Duchesse de Praslin, ii. 115, 128; revolution, ii. 141; abdication of King, ii. 149; republic, ii. 148, 151; new Government, ii. 155, 172; national assembly, ii. 173; the Royal Family, ii. 176; entente cordiale, ii. 186, 190; English Ambassador to, ii. 190, 206; Louis Bonaparte, President of Republic, ii. 205, 210, 214; relations with England, ii. 206; state of, ii. 238; coup d'etat in Paris, ii. 334-340, 353; dispute with Russia, ii. 356; and the Swiss Government, ii. 380; champion of Italian liberty, ii. 387; Bourbons, ii. 389; position of Louis Napoleon, ii. 390; assumes imperial title, ii. 406; Eastern Question, ii. 431, 441-444, 449, 451-471; iii. 1; fleet sent to Salamis, ii. 441; and England, ii. 443; alliance with England against Russia, iii. 1, 6, 13; and Sebastopol, iii. 43, 44; Inkerman, iii. 52; and the Four Points, iii. 120; success against Russia, iii. 135; Queen's visit to, iii. 135, 136; fall of Sebastopol, iii. 142, 143, 145; desire for peace, iii. 153; peace and terms of settlement, iii. 138-185, 214, 215; rupture with King Ferdinand, iii. 158, 159; and Austria, iii. 168; bad state of army, iii. 180; feeling against England, iii. 261, 264; Italy and Sardinia, iii. 307; war with Austria, iii. 310, 314; reported treaty with Russia, iii. 328; victories, iii. 353; conclusion of peace, iii. 355; Treaty of Zurich, iii. 374; annexation of Savoy and Nice, iii. 379; expedition to Pekin, iii. 381; policy in Italy, iii. 412

Franchise, County and Borough, ii. 288, 289; Extension Committee, ii. 324; Disfranchisement Bill, ii. 380, 381; based on personal property, iii. 307; Borough, iii. 379

Francis, attempts the Queen's life, i. 370, 398, 405

—— II., King of Naples, flight to Gaeta, iii. 380, 407

Frankfort, National Assembly at, ii. 174, 188, 192

Frederic of the Netherlands, Prince, iii. 458

—— Archduke, i. 431

Frederick, William Victor Albert (afterwards German Emperor), birth of, iii. 314; christening, iii. 324

Frederick I., see Wuertemberg, King of

—— Augustus II., see Saxony, King of

—— Crown Prince of Prussia, see Prussia, Prince Frederick

Free Church of Scotland, founded, i. 448

Freemasons, i. 478

Free Trade, i. 382; ii. 132, 248, 310, 313, 344, 384, 386, 390, 399, 405, 427

Fremantle, Sir Thomas, afterwards Lord Cottesloe, i. 482

French, Emperor of the, see Napoleon

—— Empress of the, see Montijo, Mademoiselle de

French, King of the, see Louis Philippe

—— Queen of the (Marie Amelie) (see Louis Philippe), death, ii. 265

Frogmore, iii. 399; death of Duchess of Kent at, iii. 435-439, 447

Fueros, i. 188



Gaelic, in Highland schools, ii. 214

Gaeta, ii. 205

Gaillard, Gabriel Henri, La Rivalite de la France et de l'Espagne, i. 39

Gainsborough, Countess of, see Barham, Lady

Gaisford, Very Rev. Thomas (Dean of Christchurch), iii. 148

Garbett, Mr, i. 374

Gardner, Lord, i. 291

Garibaldi, guerilla leader, iii. 308; deputy for Nice, iii. 380; and Sicilian insurrection, iii. 380, 410; Lord J. Russell's letter to and reply, iii. 431, 432, 434

Geisel, Cardinal, iii. 457

George III., his politics, i. 5; family, i. 6

—— IV., marriage, i. 1; politics, i. 5; Queen's visit to, i. 11-13, 258; death, i. 19

—— V., of Hanover, see Hanover

—— Prince, of Denmark, i. 214

Germany, King of Prussia on, ii. 137; effect of French Revolution, ii. 141; anxiety in, ii. 167, 170, 174; Minor States, ii. 188, 189; interest in Lombardy, ii. 193; disorder in, ii. 199, 215; Imperial crown declined by King of Prussia, ii. 219; Union of Schleswig and Holstein, ii. 222, 249, 254; critical position of, ii. 229, 273, 275, 278; and England, ii. 274; constitutionalism, ii. 275; anxiety in, ii. 278; Diet, ii. 320; coronation, iii. 456-459; the Emperor's views, iii. 465

Ghent, disturbances at, i. 187

Gholab Singh, ii. 74

Gholam Mohammed, Prince, iii. 39

Ghuznee, surrender of, i. 402, 442; Mahmood of, iii. 46

Gibraltar, Governorship of, ii. 201

Gilbert, Major-General, ii. 217

Girardin, Emile, ii. 149

Giurgevo, Turkish success at, iii. 1, 35

Gladstone, Right Hon. W. E., Member for Newark, i. 220; President of Board of Trade, i. 370; Corn Laws, i. 381; retirement, ii. 30; Colonial Secretary, ii. 64, 65; ii. 71, 248, 252, 302, 305, 306, 368; Disfranchisement Bill, ii. 381; education minute, ii. 391; Free Trade, ii. 403, 404; and Disraeli, ii. 405; Chancellor of the Exchequer, ii. 421; first Budget, ii. 431, 446; Prince Albert's congratulations, ii. 440; Eastern Question, ii. 454; possible Leader, ii. 458; iii. 24; letter in the Morning Chronicle, iii. 8; Civil Service examinations, iii. 9, 10; Roebuck Motion, iii. 77, 79, 109; formation of Government of 1855, iii. 83, 86, 93, 94, 97, 98, 107; Chancellor of Exchequer, iii. 104; interview with Prince Albert, iii. 107; resignation, iii. 109; iii. 149; preparation for war, iii. 192; attack on Budget, iii. 224, 226; Chinese dispute, iii. 228; Divorce Bill, iii. 231; High Commissioner to Ionian Islands, iii. 262, 301, 309; Conspiracy Bill debate, iii. 265; refusal to join Government of 1858, iii. 270, 292; Oudh Proclamation debate, iii. 290; Crown prerogatives (India), iii. 295; new Reform Bill, iii. 307; Chancellor of the Exchequer, iii. 307; on the fate of the Government, iii. 341; Chancellor of the Exchequer, iii. 349; and the Pope, iii. 357; Italian policy, iii. 367; rise in Income Tax, iii. 379; desire to resign, iii. 379; Budget import duties, iii. 388; Bill for Abolition of Paper Duties thrown out, iii. 401, 402, 420; threatens resignation, iii. 403; disagreement with Palmerston, iii. 420, 423, 429

Glasgow, serious riot, ii. 141; Queen opens Waterworks, iii. 308

Glenelg, Lord, Colonial Secretary, i. 102, 104

Glenlyon, Lord (afterwards Duke of Athole), i. 429; ii. 25

Gloucester, Duchess of (Princess Mary), i. 12, 31, 172, 194, 389; ii. 174

—— Duke of, character and politics, i. 7

—— Princess Sophia Matilda of, i. 480

Gluecksburg, Prince Christian of, see Christian

Goblet, Albert Joseph, Count d'Alviella, i. 52

Goldie, Brig.-Gen., death at Inkerman, iii. 52

Goodford, Dr, Headmaster of Eton College, elected Provost, iii. 431

Gordon, Col., Deputy Quartermaster-General, censure on, iii. 174

—— Sir Robert, Ambassador to Vienna, i. 326, 359, 487, 512

Gorham, Mr, and the Bishop of Exeter, ii. 272

Gortschakoff, Prince, iii. 135; character, iii. 204, 334, 410

Gosford, Earl of, Governor of Lower Canada, i. 56

Gotha, line extinguished, i. 2

Gough, Sir Hugh (afterwards Viscount), successes in China, i. 441; baronet, i. 444; successes in India, ii. 30, 71, 73, 74; Commander-in-Chief in India, ii. 142, 208; superseded, ii. 215; Viscount, ii. 221

Goulburn, H., Chancellor of the Exchequer, i. 309; ii. 37, 38, 306; Disraeli's attack on, ii. 428

Gower, Lady Elizabeth (afterwards Duchess of Argyll), i. 449

—— Lady Evelyn Leveson, marriage, i. 489

Graham, Sir James, Home Secretary, i. 163, 219, 253, 309, 448; public executions, ii. 38, 39; Corn Laws, ii. 49; takes leave of the Queen, ii. 85, 88; as to joining the Whig Cabinet, ii. 287, 293, 298, 305, 359, 368, 375; speech on Corn Duty, ii. 382; ii. 415; Colonial Office, ii. 421; and Disraeli, ii. 428; India Bill, ii. 447; Eastern Question, ii. 454, 455; position in the Government, ii. 458; speech at Reform Club, iii. 25; Government of 1855, iii. 91, 93, 94, 97, 100; Admiralty, iii. 104; resignation, iii. 109; iii. 175, 190; Conspiracy Bill, iii. 265; defeat of the Government, iii. 267-272; Oudh Proclamation debate, iii. 290; competitive exams., iii, 297; assailed by Disraeli, iii. 341

Grahamstown, new See, ii. 448

Granby, Marquess of, iii. 76

Grantown, Queen's visit to, iii. 407

Granville, first Earl, Ambassador at Paris, i. 95, 181, 258

—— second Earl, ii. 261; Foreign Secretary, ii. 283, 343, 344, 345, 348; audience with the Queen, ii. 349; Queen's view of Foreign Policy, ii. 351, 366, 372; resignation 1852, ii. 375; Board of Trade, ii. 421; iii. 34; Government of 1855, iii. 97; President of the Council, iii. 104; iii. 141; coronation of Czar, iii. 158; iii. 196; his opinion of the Czar, iii. 203; Garter, iii. 227; China War debate, iii. 229; fails to form a Government, iii. 307, 343; and the Times disclosures, iii. 347; President of the Council, iii. 348; and the Pope, iii. 357; Sir James Hudson, iii. 377; Lord J. Russell's despatch to France, iii. 389

Graves, Lord, i. 12

Greece, throne of, i. 63; ii. 21, 199; case of Don Pacifico and Mr Finlay, ii. 231, 234; appeal to Russia, and France, ii. 242

Gregory XVI., Pope, interview with Prince Albert, i. 152; death, ii. 115

Grenadiers, wounded from Crimea iii. 110

Grenville, Lord, i. 357

Greville, Charles, journal of, i. 285; and Lord Palmerston, ii. 263; iii. 300

Grey, Sir George, Governor of Cape of Good Hope (afterwards Governor of New Zealand), iii. 201; difficulties with Hottentots, Kaffirs, and Boers, iii. 225; action at Cape Town, iii. 238

—— General, iii. 407, 473

—— second Earl, Prime Minister, i. 55; Reform Bill, i. 61; i. 283; illness, i. 512; death, ii. 43

—— third Earl, see Howick, Lord

—— Sir George, Under-Secretary for the Colonies, i. 135; Chancellor of Duchy of Lancaster, i. 308; Home Secretary, ii. 60, 86; Chartist meeting, ii. 169; officers' commissions, ii. 185; ii. 237, 244, 261; on Palmerston's successor, ii. 346; seals of office given up, ii. 374; Home Office, ii. 468; Colonies, iii. 1, 34; resignation of Lord John Russell, iii. 75, 76-78; Government of 1855, iii. 93, 95, 97, 98; Cabinet of 1855, iii. 103, 104, 149, 150; Conspiracy Bill debate, iii. 265; iii. 272; Chancellor of Duchy of Lancaster, iii. 349; on Sir James Hudson's appointment, iii. 377; Trent affair, iii. 466

—— George Henry (son of the above), iii. 103

Grimston, Lady Mary, trainbearer to the Queen, i. 121; her beauty, i. 123

Groeben, General Count von der, iii. 16

Gros, Baron, ii. 235

Grosvenor, Lord, i. 202, 204, 207

—— Lord Robert (afterwards Lord Ebury), peerage, iii. 245

Guards, The, embarkation for the Crimea, iii. 14

Guelphic Order, ii. 5

Gueronniere, M. de la, The Pope and the Congress pamphlet, iii. 313, 382

Guilford, Earl of, see North, Lord

Guizot, M., i. 237, 238, 321, 347, 348; ii, 6, 20, 44, 106, 108; a fugitive, ii. 141; ii. 145, 153, 156, 162, 170, 263

Gujerat, ii. 208, 217



Haddington, Earl of, First Lord of the Admiralty, i. 309, 432; ii. 65

Hadfield, Mr, iii. 239

Halford, Sir Henry, Court Physician, i. 144, 477

Hall, Sir Benjamin (afterwards Baron Llanover), First Commissioner of Public Works, ii. 365; iii. 135, 150

Hallam's Constitutional History, i. 435, 449

Hamilton, William, attempt on Queen's life, ii. 220

Hammond, Mr (afterwards Lord), permanent Under-Secretary at Foreign Office, iii. 466

Hampden, Dr, Bishop of Hereford, ii. 115, 135, 136, 139

Hanover, House of, history of, i. 1

—— constitution abrogated, i. 57; Princess Royal's reception, iii. 454

—— King of (Ernest Augustus), the Queen's uncle, i. 6, 72, 76, 123, 126; claim to Crown jewels, i. 439; visit to the Queen, i. 477, 480-482; power to confer Orders, ii. 5; death, ii. 331; treatment of Prince Consort, iii. 192

—— King George V. of, marriage, i. 437; succeeds to the throne, ii. 334; ii. 449

Hanoverian Orders, ii. 5

Harcourt, Edward Vernon, Archbishop of York, i. 291, 292

Hardinge, Sir Henry (afterwards Viscount), i. 65; Secretary at War, i. 163, 279, 309; Governor-General of India, ii. 28, 29; settlement of Sikh boundaries, ii. 74; Queen's appreciation of, ii. 75, 77, 88; state of India, ii. 125; Ireland, ii. 188; audience with the Queen, ii. 376; Commander-in-Chief, ii. 393, 394, 396; Army promotions, iii. 39; Field-Marshal, iii. 146; Army discipline, iii. 152, 189; illness and resignation, iii. 197, 198; death and Queen's opinion of, iii. 210, 211

Hardwicke, first Earl, Lord Chancellor, i. 500, 504

—— fourth Earl, i. 384, 497; ii. 23; Lord Privy Seal, iii. 272

Harley, Lord (afterwards Earl of Oxford), i. 504

Harrow, extra week's holiday, iii. 200

Harrowby, Lord, iii. 149

Hartington, Lord (afterwards Duke of Devonshire), iii. 340

Hatzfeldt, Count, iii. 181

Havelock, Colonel, death of, ii. 212

—— General, Lucknow relief, iii. 224, 238, 249, 255, 259; death of, iii. 259

Havre, flight of King Louis Philippe, ii. 157-160

Hawes, Mr, i. 220; ii. 83

Hawtrey, Dr, Headmaster of Eton College, i. 339; Montem, ii. 109; resignation, ii. 433

Hay, Lord John, i. 44, 57

Haynau, General, attack on, ii. 231, 267, 269, 402

Hayter, Mr, artist, i. 338

—— Mr (afterwards Sir William), Liberal Whip, iii. 227

Head, Sir Francis, i. 56

Heath, Captain, H.M.S. Sanspareil, iii. 70

Heathcote, Sir William, iii. 292

Helena, Princess (afterwards Princess Christian), ii. 220

Henley, J. W., iii. 78; President of Board of Trade, iii. 272; withdrawal from Ministry, iii. 307

Hennessy, John Pope (afterwards Sir), M.P., iii. 445

Henri IV., French warship, loss of, at Balaklava, iii. 56

Herat, i. 327; iii. 159; siege of, iii. 199

Herbert, Sidney (afterwards Lord Herbert of Lea), ii. 48, 49, 84, 368; Militia Bill, ii. 388; Free Trade debate, ii. 405, 415; Admiralty, ii. 421; sends out Florence Nightingale, iii. 62; Roebuck Motion, iii. 76; formation of Government of 1855, iii. 83, 87, 91, 97, 99; Cabinet, iii. 103, 104; resignation, iii. 109; Lord Palmerston, opinion of, iii. 149, 150; declines to join the Government, iii. 150; Secretary for War, iii. 349; England's interference with Italy, iii. 364; illness and death, iii. 422

Herries, Rt. Hon. J. C., ii. 291, 303

Hesse-Cassel, ii. 272

Hesse, Prince Charles of, iii. 458

Hever Castle, Queen's visit to, i. 37

Heytesbury, Lord, Governor of Isle of Wight, i. 326, 330

Highland Volunteers, i. 429

Highlanders, 92nd, i. 429

Hill, Viscount, Commander-in-Chief, i. 100, 263; resignation and death, i. 419, 420, 421, 446

—— Lord Marcus, i. 300

Hilliers, Gen. Baraguay de, at capture of Bomarsund, iii. 36

Hindoos, public offices opened to, ii. 29; remarriage of widows, iii. 223, 235; Indian Mutiny, iii. 224, 252; address to the Queen, iii. 399

Hobhouse, Sir John Cam (afterwards Lord Broughton), President of Board of Control, i. 62, 281; ii. 86, 287

Hohenlohe, House of, history of, i. 3

—— Langenburg, Ernest, Prince of, i. 3; marriage, i. 33; ii. 402; question of his daughter's marriage, ii. 429

—— Hermann, Prince, of, iii. 396

—— Princess of, see Adelaide, Princess; Feodore, Princess

Hohenzollern, Prince of, iii. 457

Holland, Dr (afterwards Sir Henry), Court Physician, i. 237, 438; ii. 8; Prince Consort's last illness, iii. 473

—— and Belgian dispute settled, i. 43, 102, 142, 145, 146; King Leopold's views on, i. 152; and England, i. 117-120; Queens visit to, ii. 44

—— King William I. of, i. 188; abdication, i. 210, 351

—— King William II. of, as Prince of Orange, suitor to the Queen, i. 1; becomes King, i. 210; i. 379, 380, 409; visit to the Queen Sophia Frederica, ii. 42

—— King William III. of, visit to King Leopold, iii. 454

—— Queen of, visit to England, iii. 240

Holland, Lord, Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster, i. 245

Holstein, union with Schleswig, ii. 222, 249, 250, 251, 258, 270

Holy Alliance, i. 44

Holyrood Palace, ii. 266; iii. 50

Honfleur, ii. 157, 159

Hong-Kong, i. 261, 262; cession of, to England, i. 370; ii. 4

Hooghly River, iii. 250

Hope, A. J. (afterwards Beresford-Hope), iii. 8

Horsman, Mr, M.P., iii. 276, 404

Hospitals for sick and wounded soldiers, iii. 113

Hotham, Admiral Sir William, i. 216

House Tax, ii. 407, 411

Household appointments, ii. 373, 376

Howard, Charles, i. 419

—— de Walden, Lord, British Minister at Lisbon and Brussels, i. 96, 131, 133, 356, 485; ii. 95

Howden, Lord (formerly Sir John H. Caradoc), British Minister at Rio Janeiro and Madrid, ii. 133, 241, 323, 390

Howick, Lord (afterwards third Earl Grey), views on Canadian affairs, i. 98, 100; on civil government of the Army, i. 147; Corn Laws, i. 465; and Lord Palmerston, ii. 59; possible Colonial Secretary, ii. 59; Ireland, ii. 84; his party, ii. 86; views on resignation of Government, ii. 375; iii. 80, 81, 86, 89, 90; iii. 192; South Africa, iii. 201; refusal to join the Government of 1858, iii. 270

Howley, Dr, see Canterbury, Archbishop of

Huebner, Baron, Austrian Ambassador at Paris, ii. 422; iii. 310, 321, 327

Hudson, Sir J., British Envoy at Turin, ii. 386; iii. 161, 333; peace at Villafranca, iii. 359; iii. 375, 440

Hugo, Victor (1802-1885), Napoleon le Petit, ii. 391

Hull, Queen's visit to, iii. 49

Hume, Joseph, i. 60, 90, 147; ii. 70, 123

Humiliation, days of, Queen's views on, iii. 19, 20; national prayer and humiliation, iii. 247, 248

Hummelauer, Baron, ii. 174

Hungary, submission of, ii. 208, 223

Hunt, Mr Leigh, i. 412

Huskisson, Mr, i. 278

Hutchinson, Mrs, biographer of her husband, i. 52



Ibrahim Pasha, (son of Mehemet Ali), i. 142, 246

Idees Napoleoniennes, ii. 374

Income Tax, Queen's decision to pay, i. 387; iii. 36; Bill, i. 403, 405; raised, ii. 141, 303, 307, 312, 388; reduction for farmers, ii. 406; ii. 431; iii. 226; increase, iii. 379; reduction, iii. 420

Indemnity Act, iii. 224, 256

India (see Afghanistan and East India Co.), policy as to Herat, i. 327-329; reinforcements for China, i. 336; success in, i. 481; retention of the Scinde, i. 502; recall of Lord Ellenborough, ii. 1, 9, 18, 19; education, ii. 28; public offices opened to Hindoos, ii. 29; Sikhs aggressive, ii. 30; Sikhs defeated, ii. 71; extension of boundaries, ii. 74; prosperity under British rule, ii. 125; origin of Sikh War, ii. 142; necessity of making Punjab a British province, ii. 196; successful operations against Sikhs, ii, 208, 217; safety of English prisoners, ii. 217; disarmament of Sikhs, ii. 217; annexation of the Punjab, ii. 220; state of, ii. 400; honours to Duke of Wellington, ii. 401; India Bill, ii. 431, 447; satisfactory state of, iii. 45-48, 53; troops for the Crimea, iii. 46; Oudh placed under British control, iii. 159; Mutiny in, iii. 223, 235, 235-238; Lucknow, iii. 243, 248, 249; Cawnpore, massacre of garrison, iii. 247, 248, 249; future government of India, iii. 257, 262, 293; Oudh Proclamation, iii. 262, 281, 282; Indian Army organisation, iii. 282, 295, 302; proclamation, iii. 298; title of Viceroy, iii. 304; religious question, iii. 304; army question, iii. 317-320; termination of the Mutiny, iii. 350; status of Bussahir, iii. 360; titles and honours, iii. 387; letters of thanks to civil servants, iii. 399

Indus, ii. 74

Inkerman, battle of, iii. 252; account of the battle, iii. 54-56

Insanity, plea of, i. 469

Inverness, Duchess of (wife of Duke of Sussex), i. 479, 480

Ionian Islands, constitution of, iii. 301

Ireland, Secret Societies, i. 43; Municipal Corporations Bill, i. 56, 66; Tithe Bill, i. 66; and O'Connell, i. 130; Committee for, i. 149; registration, i. 265; repeal agitation, i. 450; Arms Bill, i. 482; indictment of O'Connell, ii. 1; report of Potato Commission, ii. 48; failure of potato crop, ii. 53; Coercion Bill, ii. 71, 79, 81; Queen's proposed visit to, ii. 93, 95, 127; alarming state of, ii. 141, 170, 188; Queen's visit to, ii. 208, 223, 224; enthusiasm of people, ii. 226; brevet promotions, ii. 227; another visit to, iii. 420

Irun, capture of, i. 57

Isabella, Queen, of Spain, i. 59, 62; guardianship of, i. 346; proposed marriage of, i. 349, 432, 485, 486, 487, 512; ii. 4, 31, 32, 44, 71, 90, 96, 107, 389; iii. 6, 51

Ismail, surrender of, iii. 159

Issendorf, M. de, iii, 455

Isturitz, Senor, Spanish statesman, flight, i. 44; ii. 97, 99

Italy, special mission to the Vatican, ii. 128; revolution, ii. 141; and Austria, ii. 174; and England, ii. 182, 183, 187, 386, 387; Piedmontese successes in Northern, ii. 191, 191, 208, 213; and Austria, iii. 306, 322; proposed congress and war, iii. 324-354; Pope's opinion of Italians, iii. 357; insurrection at Perugia, iii. 358; Treaty of Zurich and congress to settle Italian affairs, iii. 374, 379; French policy in, iii. 412; summary of events in 1861, iii. 420; Palmerston's views on, iii. 427, 428



Jackson, Serjeant J. D., Irish Solicitor-General, i. 352, 354

Jamaica, troubles in, and constitution of, i. 102, 141, 153; Bill, i. 176

James, Edwin, successful defence of Dr Bernard, iii. 274

Japan, treaty with, iii. 262

Jarnac, Count, French Ambassador, ii. 21, 160

Jaux, M. de, ii. 429

Jenkinson, Lady Louisa, i. 121

Jenner, Dr (afterwards Sir William), Physician-Extraordinary to the Queen, in attendance on Prince Consort, iii. 473, 476

Jersey, Earl of, Master of the Horse, i. 310

Jewish Disabilities Bill, iii. 224

Jocelyn, Lord, on Free Trade, ii. 403

—— Lady, i. 380; iii. 427; see also Cowper, Lady Fanny

John, Archduke, younger son of the Emperor Leopold II, i. 431; ii. 171, 188, 191, 193

—— Prince of Portugal, brother of King Pedro, iii. 457

Joinville, Prince de, i. 94, 452, 480; imprudent brochure, ii. 1, 11, 24, 27; ii. 148, 153, 167, 192, 267, 337, 353; gallant deed, ii. 192; accident to, iii. 324

—— Princess de, i. 178, 490

Jones, Sir John Thomas, Wars in Spain, i. 38

—— Mr, Vice-Consul at Havre, ii. 157

Jowett, Rev. B., Fellow of Balliol College, Professor of Greek, iii. 148



Kaffir War, iii. 201

Kainardji, Treaty of, ii. 431, 452, 464

Kalampaka, engagement at, iii. 37

Karak, island of, iii. 4

Kars, fortress of, iii. 64, 159, 178, 179, 208

Keane, Sir John (afterwards Lord), Cabul, i. 142

Kellerman, General, and Convention of Cintra, iii. 175

Kellersberg, Baron, iii. 328

Kennedy, Mr, removed from Crown Office, iii. 61

Kennington Common, Chartist meeting, ii. 169

Kensington Palace, Queen's birth-place, i. 8; Queen's early recollections of, i. 10; proposal to build National Gallery on site of, ii. 315

Kent, Duchess of (Queen's mother), biography of, i. 3, 4, 8, 9; character and disposition, i. 9; Parliamentary Grant, i. 9; education of Princess Victoria, i. 14-17; Parliamentary Grant increased, i. 19; estrangement with William IV., i. 19; visit to Belgium, i. 287; ii. 177; illness of, iii. 335; Frogmore, iii. 399; Edinburgh, iii. 405; present at Volunteer Review, iii. 406; death, iii. 420, 435-439

—— Duke of (Queen's father), politics and philanthropic views, i. 5; biography, i. 8; sudden death, i. 9

Kertsch, successful attack on, iii. 64, 126

Khalsad army, surrender of, ii. 216

Khyber Pass, i. 370, 402

Kinburn, citadel of, iii. 64

King, Mr Locke, ii. 288, 295

—— Rev. Bryan, iii. 417

Kinglake, Mr, Invasion of the Crimea, iii. 31, 36, 111

Kingstown (Ireland), Queen Victoria's visit to, ii. 225

Kinsky regiment, loss of twenty-four officers, ii. 219

Kirkpatrick, William, ii. 435

Kisseleff, General, Russian Ambassador, iii. 393

Klebelsberg, Countess, marriage, i. 13

Knatchbull, Sir Edward, Paymaster-General, i. 279, 309

Knightley, Rainald (afterwards Sir), M.P., iii. 76

Knollys, Sir William, K.C.B., iii. 39

Koh-i-noor diamond, ii. 208; history of, ii. 242

Kokan, Khan of, iii. 45

Koller, Baron, Austrian Ambassador, ii. 267-269

Koenigsberg, crowning of King and Queen of Prussia, iii. 420

Kossuth, Louis, champion of Hungarian freedom, flight of, ii. 208; visit to England, ii. 283; reception by Lord Palmerston, ii. 324-331, 440, 441; iii. 432



Lablache, Luigi (Queen's singing master), i. 50, 62, 89

Labouchere, Mr (afterwards Lord Taunton), President of the

Board of Trade, i. 262, 281, 308; Government of 1855, iii. 91, 150, 190, 272

Labour Bill, Mines, i. 370; Factories, ii. 1

Laeken, Royal Palace in Belgium, i. 34

Lagos, capture of, ii. 366

Lahore, ii. 217

Lamartine, M., ii. 173, 174

Lambeth Palace, i. 388

Landgravine, Princess Elisabeth, i. 212

Landseer, Sir Edwin Henry (1802-1873), artist, i. 396, 397

Langdale, Lord, Master of the Rolls, i. 335

Lansdowne, Marquess of, Lord President of the Council, i. 74, 281; ii. 83, 86, 236, 237; Government crisis, ii. 290, 308, 310, 413-417; in the Cabinet, ii. 424; Reform Bill, ii. 468; and Lord John Russell, iii. 58; formation of the Government of 1855, iii. 85-89, 90, 93, 94, 97, 98, 102; Cabinet, iii. 103, 104; his ministerial life, iii. 104; iii. 190; declines a dukedom, iii. 246

Laporte, i. 220

La Susse, French Admiral, ii. 26

Lavradio, M., Portuguese statesman, i. 58

Law, administration of, ii. 67

—— Lords, want of, iii. 145

Lawrence, Sir Henry, Military Administrator at Oudh, death at Lucknow, iii. 224, 242

Lawrence, Mrs George, courage of, ii. 217

—— Sir J., Oudh Proclamation, iii. 286

Layard, Mr, Under Secretary for Foreign Affairs, iii. 76, 98, 376, 443-447

Lee, Dr James Prince (afterwards Bishop of Manchester), ii. 131

Leeke, Admiral Sir Henry, capture of Bushire, iii. 159

Lefevre, Mr Shaw (afterwards Viscount Eversley), Speaker, i. 141, 176; iii. 223, 230

Lefroy, John Henry, Inspector-General of Army Schools, iii. 220

Lehzen, Baroness (Queen's governess), i. 12, 14, 25, 122, 224

Leicester, Earl of, i. 350

Leigh, Mr Pemberton (afterwards Lord Kingsdown), ii. 284; iii. 145; declines Lord Chancellorship, iii. 271

Leiningen, House of, history of, i. 9

—— Prince of, marriage, i. 3; death, i. 9

—— Prince Charles of (son of above), i. 13, 120, 125, 126; ii. 188; death, iii. 216, 217

—— Princess Feodore, see Feodore

Leith, proposed dockyard at, iii. 151

Le Marchant, Sir John Gaspard, Lieut. Gov. of Nova Scotia, iii. 189

Lennox, Lady Caroline, i. 121

Leopold, Prince (afterwards Duke of Albany), birth, ii. 444

—— Duke of Brabant (afterwards 2nd King of the Belgians), i. 59; ii. 6

—— 1st King of the Belgians, birth and parentage, i. 4, 22; Queen's reminiscences of, i. 10, 11, 13, 22; kindness to Duchess of Kent, i. 11; influence on, and kindness to the Queen, i. 19, 22, 23; in the Russian army, refusal of throne of Greece, i. 22; accepts Belgian throne, gallantry in war, a model ruler, i. 23; nature of correspondence with the Queen, i. 27; Queen Victoria's first letter to, i. 32; valuable advice to Queen Victoria, i. 37; newspaper abuse of, i. 53; birth of second son, i. 63; visit to the Queen, i. 91; Belgian interests, i. 134, 151, 152, 153; England and France, i. 227-251; views on dissolution, i. 282-289; Queen's visit to, i. 492, 493; friendship with Queen Victoria, ii. 10; views on Czar's visit to England, ii. 19; letters on King Louis Philippe's visit to England, ii. 23, 25; birthday letter to the Queen, ii. 39; on state of Germany, ii. 167; failure of insurrection, ii. 172; Louis Bonaparte, ii. 213; state of France, ii. 238, 342; on death of Sir Robert Peel, ii. 255; illness of Queen Louise, ii. 266; the Sovereign "People," ii. 379; on Victor Hugo, ii. 391; on death of Duke of Wellington, ii. 395; the Empress of the French, ii. 436; Eastern Question, ii. 441, 443; Press attacks on Prince Consort, iii. 5; visits the Queen, iii. 133; on the conclusion of the war, iii. 172, 185; iii. 195; review of Crimean troops at Aldershot, iii. 198; as to decorating Duke of Westmorland, iii. 202; Princess Charlotte's proposed marriage, iii. 207; on death of Prince Charles of Leiningen, iii. 216; marriage of Princess Charlotte, iii. 234, 240; on the Queen's visit to Napoleon, iii. 295; Napoleon's desire for war, iii. 315; Napoleon and the Pope, iii. 382; Italian Question, iii. 386; Prince of Wales's visit to Canada, iii. 404; Volunteer Review in Hyde Park, iii. 406; letter to the Queen, iii. 414; death of Duchess of Kent, iii. 435-439, 451; sympathy for Prince Consort's illness, iii. 471, 472

Leopold, Prince of Saxe-Coburg, ii. 89, 97, 98

Letters, Sunday delivery, ii. 244

Levis, Duc de, i. 507

Lewis, Sir George Cornewall, Chancellor of Exchequer, iii. 109; Stamp Duties Bill, iii. 116; Budget, iii. 224; Income Tax, iii. 226; financial crisis, iii. 255; Home Secretary, iii. 348; St Juan dispute, iii. 373

Lhuys, M. Drouyn de, French Foreign Minister, ii. 262; and Russian loan, iii. 35; Austria's proposed terms of Crimean settlement and resignation, iii. 120

Liberals (see Whigs), small majority, i. 176; gains at election, 1839, ii. 126, 458; Lord Palmerston's followers, the Liberal Party, iii. 110; Oudh Proclamation debate, iii. 290, 291; new Reform Bill, iii. 307; Lord Palmerston forms a Government, iii. 307, 344-349

Liddell, Mr, iii. 239

Liechtenstein, Prince and Princess of, i. 433

Liege, iii. 453

Lieven, Princess de, i. 85, 88

Ligne, Prince de, i. 109

Lincoln, Abraham, President, United States, iii. 421

—— Bishop of (John Kaye), report as to Queen's education, i. 14-16

—— Earl of (afterwards (T.N.: 1851) fifth Duke of Newcastle), Chief Commissioner of Woods and Forests, i. 466; ii. 84; ii. 294, 300, 346, 350, 354, 360, 420, 448-449, 455, 468, 471; Secretary of State for War, iii. 1; Marshal St Arnaud, iii. 30; hospital at Scutari, iii. 61; Lord J. Russell's resignation, iii. 73, 75, 80, 91, 97; Knight of the Garter, iii. 145, 154, 156; refuses to join Government of 1858, iii. 271; Colonial Secretary, iii. 349; tour with Prince of Wales, iii. 380, 405, 414

Lind, Jenny, ii. 123

Lindley, Dr, Irish Commissioner on potato disease, ii. 48

Lindsay, Lady Charlotte, i. 358

Lisbon, revolution, i. 54; run on the bank of, ii. 90

Liverpool, bank failures, ii. 131

—— third Earl of, biography of, i. 50, 165; Lord Steward, i. 169, 310; ii. 85, 89; death of, ii. 323

Llanover, Baron, see Hall, Sir B.

Lloyd, Thomas Davies, Baronetage, iii. 477

Lochnager, Queen's visit to, ii. 322

Loftus, Lord A., iii. 153

Login, Sir John, iii. 248; Oudh Proclamation, iii. 286

Lombardy, ii. 178, 182, 183, 186, 191, 194, 198; ceded to Sardinia, iii. 308

London, Bishop of (C. J. Blomfield), report on Queen's education, i. 14-16, 340; Papal aggression, ii. 281; iii. 416; (A. C. Tait), Divorce Bill, iii. 231

Londonderry, Marquis of, Ambassador at Vienna, i. 420; ii. 287; Garter, ii. 391, 393

Longley, Charles Thomas, Bishop of Durham (afterwards Archbishop of Canterbury), iii. 206

Lonsdale, John (Bishop of Lichfield), ii. 35

—— Earl of, ii. 392

Loodiana, ii. 74

Lords, House of, increase of appellate jurisdiction, iii. 158; powers in Money Bills, iii. 379, 401; throw out Abolition of Paper Duties Bill, iii. 401, 403; privilege resolutions, iii. 404

—— Justices, question of, ii. 44

Louis XVIII., character of, i. 53

Louis Napoleon, see Napoleon

—— Philippe, King of the French, biography of, i. 4; Belgian throne, i. 22; attempted assassination of, i. 43, 243, 407; letters to the Queen, i. 77; ii. 27, 57, 78, 146, 160; proposed visit to the Queen, i. 181, 182; ii. 21-22; and English Government, ii. 1, 21, 27, 68; letter from the Queen on resignation of Sir R. Peel and reply, ii. 69, 78; ii. 89; the Spanish marriages, ii. 71, 90, 102, 105, 107; ii. 118; abdication, ii. 141, 148; death of his sister, ii. 143-147; flight of, ii. 149, 152, 153-165; gratitude to the Queen, ii. 160; ii. 169; Queen Victoria's view of his policy, ii. 170, 172; position of, ii. 177, 183, 204; illness and death, ii. 231, 238, 265; compared with Napoleon III. in knowledge, iii. 124

Louis, Prince, of Hesse (afterwards Grand Duke Louis IV.), engagement to Princess Alice, iii. 405, 415, 418, 419

—— Mrs (Queen's dresser), i. 10, 14, 110; death, i. 111

Louisa, Princess, of Hesse, ii. 358

Louise (Queen of the Belgians), marriage and correspondence with the Queen, i. 28; her character, i. 34; letter on the Queen's engagement, i. 192; on death of the Duke of Orleans, i. 413, 414; ii. 7; on her father's visit to England, ii. 21, 22, 23; sorrow at Madame Adelaide's death, ii. 143-145; French Revolution and her father's flight, ii. 150; illness, ii. 266; death, ii. 266, 267; ii. 271

—— Princess, of Belgium, birth, iii. 276, 397

Loewenstein, Prince William of, i. 490

Loyd, Mr Jones (afterwards Lord Overstone), ii. 130

Lucan, Lord, censure on, iii. 175

Lucca, Duke of, i. 148

Lucknow, iii. 177; mutiny and siege of, iii. 224, 238; relief of, iii. 248, 254, 259, 262, 278

Luitpold of Bavaria, Prince, iii. 458

Lushington, Dr Stephen, Admiralty Judge, i. 62, 277; refuses a life peerage, ii. 284; iii. 145; on right to search ships, iii. 466

Luxemburg, i. 43, 102

Lyndhurst, Lord, Lord Chancellor, i. 163, 253, 308; ii. 368; on Russia's aggressiveness, iii. 35; title of Prince Consort, iii. 196, 197; Divorce Bill, iii. 231, 232

Lynedoch, Lord, death, i. 512

Lyons, Richard Bickerton Pemell, K.C.B. (afterwards Earl Lyons), the Pope's appreciation of, iii. 310; United States dispute, iii. 469

—— Sir Edmund, commands Mediterranean Fleet, iii. 116

Lyttelton, Lady (governess to the Royal children), i. 390, 394; ii. 3

—— Lord, iii. 190

Lytton, see Bulwer Lytton



M'Caskill, Sir John, death, ii. 76

M'Culloch, Mr, ii. 303

Macaulay, T. B. (afterwards Lord Macaulay), Secretary at War, i. 141; China debate, i. 219; in favour of dissolution, i. 281, 308; on Somnauth Proclamation, i. 469; Maynooth grant, ii. 37; defeat at Edinburgh, ii. 126; peerage, iii. 245

Macdonald, Captain, iii. 462

—— Lt.-Col. Hon. Bosville, iii. 70

—— Miss, ii. 220

Macmahon, Mr, Conspiracy Bill debate, iii. 265

Macnaghten, Sir William, envoy at Cabul, i. 209, 383; death, i. 386

MacNaghten, Daniel, assassin, i. 455-459; pronounced insane, i. 468, 469

MacNeill, Sir John, iii. 175

Madiai, release of the, ii. 443

Magenis, Arthur Charles (afterwards Sir), Minister at Stockholm, iii. 133

Magenta, Duc de, iii. 461

Magnan, Marshal, iii. 136

Mahmoud, Sultan, war with Pasha of Egypt, i. 141; successor, i. 182

Mahon, Lord (afterwards fifth Earl Stanhope), History of England, i. 436, 449

Malakhoff batteries, attack on, iii. 64, 128

—— Duc de, see Pelissier

Malcolm, Major, i. 446

Malegnano, Austrians defeated at, iii. 308

Malmesbury, Earl of, memoirs, ii. 2; Foreign Secretary, ii. 372-374, 397; Napoleon's title, ii. 406; secret protocol, ii. 408; question of Princess Adelaide of Hohenlohe's marriage, ii. 408-410, 422; iii. 190; Foreign Secretary, iii. 272; Orsini incident, iii. 273, 274; Danish Question, iii. 280; and Italy, iii. 305; proposed congress to settle Italian difficulties, iii. 325-335, 341, 362; Peers and Money Bills, iii. 379; and Lord Palmerston's Government, iii. 423, 429

Malta, English Church for, i. 138

Maltby, Dr Edward, Bishop of Durham, i. 122; ii. 273

Mamelon, capture of, iii. 64, 126

Manchester, riot, i. 422-424; Chartist fiasco, ii. 169

—— Duchess of (afterwards Duchess of Devonshire), Mistress of the Robes, iii. 454

Mangles, Mr, of East India Company, iii. 239

Mann, Sir Horace, i. 389

Manners, Lord John (afterwards seventh Duke of Rutland), ii. 17; Commissioner of Works, iii. 272; on John Bright, iii. 394; on new Foreign Office, iii. 443

Manning, Marie, her execution, ii. 269

Mansfield, Colonel, military adviser at Constantinople, iii. 154

—— Earl of, i. 429

Manteuffel, Baron, President of Prussian Ministry, iii. 19, 153, 181

Maria, Donna, see Portugal, Queen of

Mario, opera singer, ii. 253

Maritime Law, International, iii. 183

Markham, General, death, of, iii. 153

Marmora, General La, Sardinian General, iii. 66, 134, 135, 168

Maronites, iii. 380

Marriage Act, i. 43

Marston, North, repair of church, ii. 392

Martin, Rev. Francis, bursar, Trinity Coll., Cambridge, i. 348

—— Sir Theodore, Life of Prince Consort, iii. 41, 137; last draft prepared by Prince Consort, iii. 469

Mary, Princess, see Gloucester, Duchess of

—— of Cambridge, Princess (afterwards Duchess of Teck), proposed marriage of, iii. 206, 209

Maryborough, Lady, i. 223

Mason, Mr, Confederate Envoy, iii. 466

Mathew, Father, ii. 88

Maule, Mr Fox, see Panmure, Lord

Maundy money, ii. 37

Maurice, Rev. F. D., ii. 46

Maximilian, Archduke, see Ferdinand

Mayne, Richard, Commissioner of Police, ii. 169

Maynooth Roman Catholic College, grant, ii. 30, 36, 37, 75

Mazzini, ii. 440; iii. 359

Mecklenburg, Prince Charles of, i. 6

Mecklenburg-Strelitz, Frederic William, Grand Duke of, i. 431, 435

Medals, Peninsular, ii. 109-113; East India Company, ii. 200; Crimea, iii. 56, 116; distribution of, iii. 127

Medjid, Abdul, Sultan, i. 182; interview with Duke of Cambridge, iii. 27

Meer Shere Mahommed, i. 481

Meerut, revolt at, iii. 224

Melbourne, Viscount, Prime Minister and First Lord of the Treasury, i. 20; Ministry, i. 24; i. 67; Queen's confidence in and appreciation of, i. 74, 79, 158, 159, 174, 189, 192; letter to Queen on accession, i. 74; interview with Queen, i. 76; arrangements for King William IV.'s funeral, i. 80, 81; King Leopold's appreciation of, i. 81, 82, 87, 116, 134, 145, 175, 190; Duke of Wellington's opinion of, i. 83; indisposition, i. 84; politics, i. 89; visit to the Queen, i. 92; Canadian troubles, i. 98, 99, 100, 103, 127-129, 133, 135-137; i. 102; Coronation arrangements, i. 114, 115; Belgium and Holland, i. 118, 135; ceremony, i. 122-125; Cabinet crisis, i. 147, 149, 150; resignation, i. 154, 155; advises the Queen, i. 155, 156, 160, 161, 162, 164; Queen's distress at parting, i. 156, 159; Queen's refusal of Peel's terms, i. 167; Prince Albert's declaration, i. 196; Turco-Egyptian Convention, i. 227-232; overtures to France, i. 231; Eastern difficulties, i. 237-239; criticism on his future correspondence with the Queen, i. 254, 330, 331, 340, 353, 360, 361; Ministry in jeopardy, i. 268-287; dissolution, i. 301; takes leave of the Queen, i. 306; portrait of, i. 333, 337; on division of high offices of State, i. 357; address from Derby, i. 369; visit to the Queen, i. 371, 372, 451, 512; serious illness, i. 376, 438; on his health, i. 449, 453, 458, 462, 467, 474, 483; Queen's visit to, i. 483; on old age, ii. 8; opinion of Emperor of Russia, ii. 17; crisis in Parliament, ii. 18; on Scotland, ii. 24; Queen's letters to, ii. 36, 42; Sir R. Peel's resignation, ii. 51, 52, 67; political views of, ii. 92; Queen's advance of money to, ii. 140; Queen's birthday congratulations to, ii. 164; death, ii. 203

Melvill, Sir James, Chief Secretary, East India Company, iii. 299

Mendizabal, Don Juan Alvarez y, Spanish statesman, i. 44; Queen's opinion of, i. 59

Menschikoff, Prince, the Eastern Question, ii. 431, 442, 449

Mensdorff-Pouilly, Comte Emmanuel de, marriage, i. 97, 396, 404; ii. 333

Meredith, Mr, ii. 48

Metcalfe, Sir Charles (afterwards Lord), Governor-General of Canada, i. 454, 508; retirement, ii. 46, 94

Metchersky, Princess, iii. 387

Metternich, Prince, i. 190, 192, 231, 232, 236, 359, 487, 512; ii. 4, 114; a fugitive, ii. 141, 170, 171; Italian Question, iii. 370, 375, 412

Meyendorff, Baron, Austrian Foreign Minister, ii. 457

Meyer, Miss Eugenie, i. 461

Michael, Grand Duke, visit to the Queen, i. 494, 501

Miguel, Dom, i. 43; ii. 118; iii. 10

Milan, surrender of, ii. 191; insurrection, ii. 440; French Emperor and King Emmanuel enter, iii. 308

Milanese rising against Austria, ii. 141

Miles, Mr, M.P. for Bristol, on Sugar Duties, ii. 17; iii. 78

Militia, reconstruction, ii. 141; Bill, ii. 367, 368, 374, 380, 388; carried, ii. 388, 440; iii. 71

Milner Gibson, Mr, iii. 223; Conspiracy Bill Debate, iii. 261, 265, 266, 267; President of the Board of Trade, iii. 349; Abolition of Paper Duties Bill, iii. 401, 403

Milnes, R. Monckton (afterwards Lord Houghton), iii. 76

Ministers of State, duties of, i. 106; iii. 68, 69

Minto, Earl of, First Lord of the Admiralty, i. 281, 308; ii. 86, 107, 115; special mission to the Vatican, ii. 128, 183; ii. 196, 236; Pope's opinion of, iii. 356

Modena, Duke of, ii. 174

Mohammedan schools, ii. 29; Indian Mutiny, iii. 251

Moldavia, iii. 262

Mole, Count, French Premier and Foreign Secretary, i. 95

Molesworth, Sir William, at the Office of Works, ii. 422; Government of 1855, iii. 98; Board of Works, iii. 104; death, iii. 148

Monro, Major, i. 315

Montebello, battle of, iii. 308

Montemolin, Count of, ii. 89, 90

Montijo, Mdlle. Eugenie de (Empress of the French), parentage, marriage to Napoleon, ii. 435, 435, 436; ii. 437; visit to England, iii. 117; Queen's opinion of, iii. 122, 137; Queen's letter to, re Treaty of Paris, iii. 207, 208; attempted assassination of, iii. 261, 264; tour in Scotland and England, iii. 415; visit to the Queen, iii. 418, 419

Montjoye, Madame de, ii. 165

Montpensier, Duc de, i. 439, 501; ii. 22, 23, 24, 32; engagement to the Infanta, ii. 72, 99, 100, 102, 107, 148, 149, 155, 164, 172

Montreal, i. 508

Moodkee, ii. 31, 76

Mooltan, insurrection, ii. 196, 208

Morning Chronicle, i. 374; ii. 34, 86, 172; iii. 7, 8, 463

Morning Post, iii. 337

Morocco, ii. 4

Morpeth, Viscount (afterwards Earl of Carlisle), see Carlisle

Morris, Mr, Governor of the Bank, ii. 129

Morton, Earl of, i. 499

Mouravieff, General, takes Kars fortress, iii. 64

Muich, Loch, Queen's visit to, ii. 321, 392

Municipal Corporations, i. 43

Munro, Lieutenant, duel, i. 485

Munster, Earl of, Governor of Windsor Castle, tragic death, i. 387, 390

Muntz, George Frederick, M.P., Birmingham, iii. 79

Murat, Madame de, ii. 154

—— Joachim, formerly King of Naples, iii. 428

Murray, Sir George, Commander-in-Chief for Ireland, i. 420

—— George, Bishop of Rochester, iii. 417

Muscat, Imam of, list of presents for the Queen, i. 406

Musgrave, Dr, Bishop of Hereford (afterwards Archbp. of York), ii. 135

Mutiny Act, ii. 447



Naas, Lord (afterwards Earl of Mayo), Chief Secretary for Ireland, iii. 277

Nagpur, annexation of, iii. 178

Nana Sahib, perfidy of, iii. 238, 351

Nanking, i. 370, 442

Napier, Sir Charles (General), Scinde victory, i. 481; G.C.B., i. 484; Governor of Scinde, i. 503; receives the thanks of both Houses, ii. 1; succeeds Lord Gough, ii. 208, 215; resignation, ii. 259

—— Sir Charles (Admiral), i. 252; commands the Baltic Fleet, iii. 1, 2, 10, 16; capture of Bomarsund, iii. 36

—— Sir George, Governor of Cape Colony, i. 427

Naples, cholera panic, i. 52; slight on English Government, iii. 140, 141; seizure of the Cagliari, iii. 262, 275; triumphal entry by King of Sardinia and Garibaldi, iii. 380; flight of Francis II., iii. 380, 408; revolution doctrines, iii. 383, 397; absorption of, iii. 428

—— Francis II., King of, amnesty granted, iii. 311; letter to the Queen, iii. 409; reply, iii. 412; character, iii. 418

Napoleon I., Emperor, iii. 139, 274, 354

—— Louis (afterwards Napoleon III., Emperor of the French), lands at Boulogne, i. 209, 228; President of the French Republic, ii. 141, 178; elections, ii. 204, 205; writes to Queen Victoria, ii. 210; ii. 212, 213; universal suffrage, ii. 283; coup d'etat in Paris, ii. 334-340; assumes Imperial title, projected marriage, ii. 356, 406, 408, 422; Queen Victoria's opinion of, ii. 360, 362, 366, 374, 378; title of Emperor, ii. 389; his position, ii. 390; anecdote of, ii. 397; and England, ii. 398, 401; Queen Victoria's letter to, ii. 406; annoyance with the Powers, ii. 422; his title, ii. 433; Eastern Question, ii. 432, 442; marriage, ii. 434, 435; interview with Prince Albert, iii. 1; and Russia, iii. 6; interview with Duke of Cambridge, iii. 24-26; visit from Prince Albert, iii. 41; visit to England with the Empress, iii. 63; Palmerston's letter to, iii. 105; proposes to take command at the Crimea, iii. 110, 111, 111; visit to England, iii. 117; festivities and investiture, iii. 117; letter to the Queen, iii. 118; and reply, 119; and Austria's proposed Crimean settlement, iii. 120; attempts on his life, iii. 121; Queen's opinion of, iii. 122, 122-126, 138; Queen's visit to France, iii. 135-137; attempt on his life, iii. 142; desire to terminate hostilities, iii. 150; correspondence with the Queen on the ultimatum, iii. 162, 164, 172, 185, 188; council of war at Paris, iii, 165, 169; interview with Lord Clarendon, iii. 175; birth of Prince Imperial, iii. 181; Treaty of Peace, iii. 221; on proposed marriage of Prince Frederick William of Prussia, iii. 220; Egypt and Morocco, iii. 221; his feelings towards England, iii. 232; visit to England, iii. 240; attempted assassination of, iii. 261, 264; and the Carbonari Club, iii. 273; and Italy, iii. 305; confederacy with Sardinia, iii. 308, 331; entry into Milan, and conclusion of peace, iii. 308; Napoleon et l'Italie, iii. 313; war with Austria, iii. 313-315, 321, 332, 333; proposed congress, iii. 326; rumoured treaty with Russia, iii. 329; French victories, iii. 353; conclusion and terms of peace, iii. 354, 359, 361; annexation of Savoy and Nice, iii. 379, 385, 391-393, 397; policy in Syria, iii. 380; The Pope and the Congress pamphlet, iii. 382; Italian policy, iii. 385; stormy interview with Lord Cowley, iii. 390-394; New Year's letter to the Queen, iii. 423; reply, iii. 427; Italian Question, iii. 432; on death of Cavour, iii. 441; King of Sweden, iii. 448; Mexico, iii. 453; interview with King of Prussia, iii. 467

—— Bonaparte, Prince Jerome, iii. 160, 331

—— Eugene Louis Jean Joseph, Prince Imperial, birth, iii. 181, 182

Narvaez, General, ii. 241

Nasmyth, Lieutenant, siege of Silistria, iii. 35

Nassau, Prince of, iii. 205

National Gallery, ii. 315; iii. 196

Navigation Laws, i. 278; ii. 184; repeal of, ii. 208, 219; iii. 2

Navy, African squadron, ii. 366; Admiralty appointments, ii. 373; national defences, ii. 396, 398; bombardment of Odessa, iii. 26; Bomarsund, iii. 36; battle of the Alma, iii. 44; Balaklava and Sebastopol, iii. 50; hurricane at Balaklava, iii. 56; second Baltic expedition, iii. 115; want of a dockyard in Scotland, iii. 151; retrenchments, iii. 188; position of, iii. 191; peace establishment, iii. 191; fleet sent to Black Sea, iii. 208; want of ships and state of, iii. 242, 279, 297; use for Indian Mutiny, iii. 250; proposed increase, iii. 312, 330; change in naval uniform, iii. 402

Neild, J. C., leaves fortune to Queen Victoria, ii. 392

Neill, General, death of, iii. 254, 259

Neipperg, Count, marriage i. 439

Nelson, Lord, proposed pension for children of his adopted daughter, iii. 40, 41

Nemours, Duchesse de, see Victoire, Princess

—— Duc de, i. 63, 65; at Constantin, i. 96; marriage, i. 149; i. 414, 439, 495, 498, 506; ii. 5, 148, 153, 154, 164, 167, 173, 185, 204, 354, 360; iii. 6; death of his wife, iii. 254

Nesselrode, Count, Russian Minister, ii. 452, 456; iii. 12

Netherlands, King of the, see Holland, King William Second of

Neuchatel, ii. 138; rising in canton of, iii. 214

Neuilly, Queen's visit to, iii. 136

Neumann, M. de, Austrian Minister, i. 46, 232, 497

Newcastle, Duke of, see Lincoln, Earl of

New Forest, ii. 282

Newhaven, King Louis Philippe's flight to, ii. 159

Newman, Mr, ii. 130

Newport, riot at, i. 141, 201

New Zealand, native troubles, ii. 31; constitution granted, ii. 357

Ney, Edgar, ii. 387

—— General, iii. 182

Nice, annexation to France, iii. 379, 385, 391-393, 397

Nicholas, see Russia, Emperor of

—— Prince, of Nassau, visit to the Queen, ii. 354

Nicholson, General, death of, iii. 254

Nicolas, Grand Duke, iii. 457

Nicols, Lieut.-Gen. Sir Jasper, Commander-in-Chief, India, i. 444

Nightingale, Miss Florence, iii. 2; arrival at Scutari, iii. 62; Queen's letter of thanks to, iii. 170; presentation to, iii. 170

Nine Elms Station, ii. 133

Ningpo, i. 441

Norbury, Lord, assassination of, i. 144

Norfolk, Duchess of (governess to Royal children), i. 397, 484, 485; Papal brief, ii. 273, 277

—— Duke of, Coronation, i. 122; refusal of Garter, iii. 227

Normanby, Marquess of, Canada, i. 129; Home Secretary, i. 141, 308; Lord-Lieut. of Ireland, i. 143, 281; i. 509; ii. 100, 104; Ambassador-Extraordinary at Paris, ii. 190, 192, 206; coup d'etat, Paris, ii, 334-341; Palmerston's conduct to, ii. 334, 336, 338, 341, 344, 354, 363

Normanby, Marchioness of, coup d'etat in Paris, ii. 336-341

Normandy, ii. 4

North, Colonel, iii. 76

—— Lord (afterwards Earl of Guilford), i. 358

Northumberland, Duke of, ii. 303, 305, 306, 392

—— Duchess of, first Lady-in-Waiting to the Queen, i. 64; ill-health, ii. 376

Norton, Mrs. ii. 48

Norway and Sweden, iii. 134. See also Sweden

Nott, General (afterwards Sir William), Afghanistan, i. 370, 402, 443, 444

Nottingham election, i. 264

Novara, battle of, ii. 219

Nuneham, Queen's Visit to, i. 291



Oaths Bill, iii. 262

O'Brien, Smith, Young Ireland agitation, ii. 141

Ocean Monarch, emigrant ship, burnt, ii. 193

O'Connell, Daniel, agitator, i. 106, 130, 425, 450; arrest, i. 496; release, ii. 1; ii. 8, 141

O'Connor, Feargus, people's charter, ii. 141; Kennington Common meeting, ii. 168, 169

Odessa, bombardment of, iii. 27

Olozaga, Mons., iii. 51

Oltenitza, ii. 432

Omar Pasha, Turkish Commander, iii. 31

Opera, Queen at the, ii. 14

Oporto, Louis, Duc de, brother to King Pedro V of Portugal, iii. 332, 457, 465

Orange, Prince of, see Holland

—— Prince William Nicholas of (son of King William), iii. 185

——-River Free State, ii. 142; iii. 201

Orders, right of British subjects to accept Foreign, ii. 5

Oregon, end of boundary dispute, ii. 82

Orleanists, and French Revolution, ii. 148-162; blunders of, ii. 164

Orleans, Duke of, i. 63, 94; death, i. 408, 409, 415, 416

—— Duchess of, ii. 334

—— Princess Louise of, see Belgians, Queen of

—— Princess Marie of, i. 65; marriage and death, i. 144

—— family, ii. 321, 360, 379; iii. 7, 139

Orloff, Princess, iii. 387

—— Count, Russian Ambassador, i. 86; iii. 204

Orsini, of the Carbonari Society, execution of, iii. 261, 264, 274

Osborne, Ralph Bernal, Secretary of the Admiralty, ii. 423; iii. 78, 275, 443, 444

—— Queen's purchase of, ii, 35, 36; Queen's occupation of, ii. 42

Oscar, Prince, of Sweden, iii. 195, 397; visit to the Queen, iii. 447, 448, 450

Otho, King of Greece, ii. 199

Oudh, placed under British control, iii. 159, 176; Mutiny, iii. 224, 238; Proclamation, iii. 262, 281, 282, 291

Oudinot, Gen., ii. 208, 387

Oultremont, Countess de, i. 210

Outram, General (afterwards Sir James), war with Persia, iii. 159; annexation of Oudh, iii. 177; Indian Mutiny, iii. 249, 255; Oudh, Proclamation, iii. 262, 291

Overstone, Lord, see Loyd

Oxford, Bishop of, see Wilberforce

—— tracts, i. 373

Owen, Sir Edward, i. 384



Pacifico, Don, Claim against Greek Government, ii. 231, 235, 239, 240, 243, 248, 252, 253, 256

Paget, General Sir Edward, G.C.B., i. 420

—— Lady Adelaide, i. 121

—— Lord, Lord Melbourne's page, i. 125

Pakenham, Sir R., Minister at Lisbon, ii. 286

Pakington, Sir John (afterwards Lord Hampton), First Lord of the Admiralty, iii. 272, 278, 280; French naval preparations, iii. 297, 328

Palermo, occupation of, by Garibaldi, iii. 380

Palmella, Duc de, ii. 72, 109

Palmer, Colonel, i. 402

—— Mr, ii. 273

—— Sir Roundell, Solicitor-General, iii. 467, 477

Palmerston, Viscount, his political power and views, i. 30; i. 54, 62; speech on Spanish affairs, i. 66; i. 72, 82; visits Queen Victoria, i. 92; power of officials in public offices, i. 106; i. 113, 119; illness, i. 143; Belgium and Holland, i. 145; marriage, i. 201; Eastern crisis, i. 227-240; views on France, i. 233, 246; China and opium trade, i. 260, 261; votes for dissolution, i. 281; Foreign Secretary, i. 308; Morning Chronicle, i. 374; and Lord Grey, ii. 59; possible Foreign Secretary, ii. 60; desire for peace, ii. 68; and Lord Aberdeen, ii. 85, 86; Spanish marriage question, ii. 90, 95, 97-103, 107; incurs Queen's displeasure, ii. 136, 171, 182, 193, 195, 221, 222, 223-236, 240, 241, 248, 256; attack on Portuguese Government, ii. 179, 180; anti-Austrian sympathy, ii. 182; France and Austria, ii. 186, 192, 193; Lord Normanby's appointment to Paris, ii. 189, 206; Italian policy, ii. 197; despatch about Greece, ii. 199; supplies arms to insurgents, ii. 211; proposed removal of, ii. 212, 235; methods for redress of wrongs, ii. 229; hostility against Greece, ii. 231; Haynau trouble, ii. 231; case of Don Pacifico and Mr Finlay, ii. 231, 233-240, 243, 244, 252, 253; draft to Greece, ii. 234, 235; Prince Consort's memoranda on his Foreign Policy, ii. 235, 243, 260, 261; and Spain, ii. 240; Lord J. Russell's offer to resign, ii. 243, 244; speech on Foreign Policy, ii. 252; Schleswig draft, ii. 258; removal of, considered, ii. 260-263; Press attacks on, ii. 263; duties of a Foreign Secretary, ii. 263; Haynau despatch, ii. 267-270; Austria and Prussia, ii. 274; reception of Kossuth, ii. 283, 325-331; Louis Napoleon, ii. 283; diplomatic changes, ii. 285, 312; coup d'etat, approval of, ii. 334-341; difference with Lord Normanby, ii. 334-340; dismissal from office, ii. 342-349; inconsistency of, ii. 344; absence from Council explained, ii. 350; explanation in the House, ii. 362-364; Militia Bill, ii. 367, 368, 385, 386; refusal to serve under Lord Derby, ii. 369, 370; and Lord John Russell, ii. 378, 379, 382; iii. 58; power to appoint Commander-in-Chief, ii. 394; his aims, ii. 403, 404; Home Office, ii. 420; illness, ii. 428, 430; Eastern Question, ii. 432; peculiar position of, ii. 451, 457; objection to Reform proposals, ii. 465, 466; iii. 20, 22, 23, 24; resignation, ii. 467; withdraws his resignation, ii. 472; speech at Reform Club, iii. 26; Austrian alliance, iii. 51, and the War Office, iii. 53; iii. 57; forms a Government, iii. 63; on Lord John Russell's resignation, iii. 72; Premier, iii. 76-78; position on Lord Derby's and Lord John Russell's failure to form a Government, iii. 84, 85, 87-96; forms a Government, iii. 97-104; letter to Napoleon, iii. 105; Roebuck Committee, iii. 109; Lord John Russell's resignation, iii. 131; Neapolitan affront, iii. 141; Queen's congratulations on Treaty of Peace, 1856, iii. 186; made K.G., iii. 187; condition of defence, iii. 192; obtains majority in House of Commons, iii. 223; resume of events, iii. 225, 226; dissolution on China War debate, iii. 229, 231; Indian Mutiny, iii. 234, 239, 241-248; financial crisis, iii. 255-257; Ministry defeated over right of asylum, iii. 261; resignation, iii. 266-268; iii. 272, 276; India Bill, iii. 279; iii. 288, 290; his unpopularity, iii. 300; new Reform Bill, iii. 307; reconciliation with Lord J. Russell, iii. 307; forms a Government, iii. 307, 344-348; foreign affairs, iii. 324; and John Bright, iii. 350; Committee on Military Departments, iii. 351; differences with the Queen on Italian policy, iii. 361-373; 374-378; Peers and Money Bills, iii. 379, 401; W. E. Gladstone's resignation, iii. 402, 403; privilege resolution, iii. 404; proposed visit of Emperor of Austria, iii. 409; appointments of bishops, iii. 416; overtures from Conservative leaders, iii. 420; resume of political situation, iii. 422, 423, 429; Italian Question, iii. 427, 428; Garibaldi letter, iii. 432, 434; presses for Mr Layard's appointment, iii. 443-447; Times newspaper, iii. 462-464

Panmure, Lord (Mr Fox Maule), afterwards Earl of Dalhousie, Under Secretary for Home Office, and Secretary for War, i. 221; ii. 345; iii. 61; War Minister, iii. 63, 90, 98, 104; Crimean medals, iii. 116; fall of Sebastopol, iii. 142, 143; G.C.B., iii. 146; Land Transport, iii. 157; no troops at the camp, iii. 196; Indian Mutiny, iii. 235, 236; increase of Army, iii. 256, 260; new Cabinet, iii. 272

Panshanger, Earl Cowper's residence, i. 151; Queen's visit to, i. 296

Papal aggression, ii. 272, 273, 277-282, 294, 299, 307

Paper Duties, Bill for Abolition of, thrown out, iii. 401; passed, iii. 420

Paris, Comte de, birth, i. 243; christening, i. 266, 267; Federal Army, iii. 453

—— question of an Ambassador, ii. 189; coup d'etat, ii. 334-340; Queen's visit to, iii. 135, 136; Treaty of, iii. 160, 167, 207, 208, 214

Parke, Baron (afterwards Lord Wensleydale), i. 419; iii. 158

Parker, Admiral Sir Wm., successes in China, i. 254, 370, 441; G.C.B., i. 444; Italy, ii. 128; commands Mediterranean fleet, ii. 229, 235

—— Society, i. 259

Parks, the Royal, ii. 259

Parliament, new Houses of, ii. 363

Parliamentary reform, ii. 458

Parma, Duke of, ii. 174

Parma, Duchess of, iii. 355

Pasha, the Capitan, treachery of, i. 179

—— of Egypt, see Mehemet Ali

——Omar, see Omar

Passport Question, iii. 277

Pate, Robert, assault on the Queen, ii. 231

Patriotic Fund, established, iii. 2

Paul, Captain, ii. 157, 158

Paxton, Mr, ii. 231

Pedro, Dom, Emperor of Brazil, i. 43

—— Prince (afterwards King of Portugal, King Pedro V.); proposed marriage of, iii. 51, 207, 211; marriage of, iii. 332; death, iii. 420, 465

Peel, Captain, of the Shannon, gallantry at relief of Lucknow, iii. 252

—— Lady (wife of Sir Robert Peel), ii. 280

—— Rev. John, Dean of Worcester, ii. 40, 41

—— General Jonathan, War Secretary, iii. 272, 321

—— Sir Robert, in opposition, i. 43, 56 Glasgow speech, i. 58, 60; Hume's attack on, i. 60; sent for by the Queen, i. 141; Corn Laws, i. 148, 218, 465, 466; ii. 49; Jamaica Government, i. 153; i. 155, 156; request to form a Ministry, i. 158; Queen Victoria's impression of, i. 159; difficulties as to appointment of Queen's Household, i. 159-173, 268-274; and the United States, i. 260; Lord Melbourne's opinion of, i. 161; Free Trade, i. 279; ii. 66; vote of censure, i. 286; i. 302, 305; Prime Minister and First Lord of the Treasury, i. 308; interview with the Queen, i. 309; Roman Catholics, i. 365; ii. 30; King Leopold's opinion of, i. 462; Queen's visit to, i. 509; Queen's appreciation of, ii. 16, 64, 85; Prince Albert's title, ii. 34; resignation and interview with Prince Albert, ii. 48, 51; his attitude, ii. 53, 54; returned to office, ii. 58-66; comprehensive scheme, ii. 66; speech on opening of Parliament, ii. 73; objection to Prince Albert's memo, of their conversation, ii. 76; explanation, ii. 73, 79; personal defence, ii. 79, 80; resignation, ii. 80, 82; account of his speech, ii. 82, 83; takes leave of the Queen, ii. 85, 87; and Prince Albert, ii. 93; ii. 115; supports the Ministry, ii. 123; accident and death, ii. 231, 253-255

—— Frederick (afterwards Right Hon. Sir Frederick), maiden speech, ii. 219

Peelites, ii. 359, 368, 375, 403, 404; position in Government of 1852, ii. 412, 413, 414; iii. 63; Lord John Russell's resignation, iii. 75; Government of 1855, iii. 82, 83, 85, 88, 89, 91, 94, 98, 101, 108; retirement of, iii. 109; Chinese debate, iii. 223, 231; conspiracy debate, iii. 266; return to power, iii. 307

Peers, right of audience, i. 335, 343; powers in Money Bills, iii. 379

Pelissier, General (afterwards Duc de Malakhoff), Commander of the French army, iii. 64, 126, 129; Queen's congratulations to, iii. 143; becomes Duc de Malakhoff, iii. 143; iii. 154, 276, 314, 333

Pennefather, Chief Justice of the Irish Queen's Bench, i. 352

Penny postage introduced, i. 141, 176

People's Charter riots, i. 141; ii. 141

Pepys, Henry, Bishop of Worcester, death, iii. 416

Percy, Lord Henry Hugh Manvers, K.C.B., V.C., gallantry at Inkerman, iii. 55

Perekop, Isthmus of, iii. 44

Perim, Island of, iii. 391

Perry, Sir Erskine, ex-Chief Justice of Bombay, Indian Mutiny debate, iii. 239

Persia, Turkey, and England, iii. 4; war with England, iii. 159; siege of Herat, iii. 199; hostilities terminated, and terms of peace, iii. 223

Persigny, M. de, French Ambassador in London, iii. 121, 165, 213, 215; interview with Earl of Clarendon, iii. 232; Orsini incident, iii. 273: resignation, iii. 276; iii. 333; war with Austria, iii. 353, 369, 375; visit to the Queen, iii. 384, 396

Peshawur, ii. 218

Peterborough, Bishop of, see Davys

Pfordten, M. von der, iii. 151

Philippe (second son of King Leopold I., afterwards Count of Flanders), i. 65, 146

Phillimore, Dr, Counsel to the Admiralty, iii. 467

Phillips, Mr T. (Mayor of Newport), knighted, i. 201

Philipotts, Henry, Bishop of Exeter, ii. 140; iii. 416

Philpott, Canon Henry, Bishop of Worcester, iii. 417

Phipps, Maria Henrietta Sophia, marriage of, iii. 169

—— Hon. Sir Charles, ii. 184, 378; iii. 89, 286, 430

Pianori, Giacomo, iii. 122

Piccolomini, Max, i. 395

Piedmont, war with Austria, ii. 178, 190, 191, 386, 387; invasion of, iii. 308

Piedmontese, ii. 178, 191

Pierri, execution of, iii. 261

Piraeus, fleet sent to, ii. 231

Pitt, William, i. 391

Pius IX., Pope, ii. 115; flight to Gaeta, ii. 204, 208; letter to the Queen, ii. 204; reply, ii. 210; Papal brief, titles for English bishops, ii. 232, 272; papal aggression, ii. 273-282; and England, iii. 310; invasion of the Papal States, iii. 380; iii. 415

Playfair, Dr, Irish Commissioner, potato disease, ii. 48

Plombieres, compact of, iii. 308, 385

Poerio, iii. 312

Poles and Russia, ii. 15, 17

Polk, President (U.S.A.), ii. 30

Pollock, General (afterwards Sir George), successes in Afghanistan, i. 370, 402, 442; G.C.B., i. 444

Pollon, Count, Sardinian Minister, i. 148

Ponsonby, Lord (Ambassador at Constantinople), i. 232, 234; ii. 114

Poor Law Act, i. 20, 102, 108, 382; State maintenance of the poor, ii. 67; commission, ii. 130

Pope, see Pius IX. and Gregory XVI. The Pope and the Congress, famous pamphlet, iii. 382

Porte, the, i. 179; and Austria, i. 191; convention of 1828, i. 229, 232; and Mehemet Ali, i. 237; Eastern Question, ii. 431, 441-444, 449, 452-465, 469; iii. 1, 12, 13, 20; Turkish success, iii. 36; Alma, iii. 43, 50; Inkerman, iii. 53; Four Points Negotiation, iii. 63, 65; protection of Christian subjects, iii. 152

Portland, third Duke of, i. 357

—— fifth Duke of, iii. 227

Portugal, revolution, i. 43, 54, 92; and England, i. 57, 149, 356; ii. 111, 118, 134; and Spain, i. 59, 62; ii. 119; new Ministry, i. 92; slave trade, i. 115; insurrection, ii. 72, 90; civil war and constitutional troubles, ii. 109, 116, 117, 119, 120, 129; Lord Palmerston's attack on, ii. 179; case of Don Pacifico, ii. 231, 234, 235, 239, 240, 243

—— King of (Prince Ferdinand of Saxe-Coburg), i. 45; Queen's opinion of, i. 46; Commander-in-Chief, i. 47, 55; Queen's letter to, on slave trade, i. 115; and Lord Howard de Walden, i. 133

—— Maria da Gloria, Queen of, i. 4, 43, 44, 94; letter on Queen's engagement, i. 200; dismissal of Ministry, ii. 109, 134; iii. 10

—— Stephanie, Queen of, iii. 332, 466

—— Prince of, the Pope sponsor to, i. 392

Post Office, inauguration of penny post, i. 141, 176; Sunday delivery, ii. 244

Pottinger, Sir Henry, successes in China, i. 254, 265; G.C.B., i. 444; i. 446, 447, 449

Powys, Captain, i. 426

Pozzo di Borgo, Count, Russian Ambassador, i. 67

Praet, Van, i. 134, 136

Praetorius, Dr, i. 361

Praslin, Duchesse de, murdered by her husband, ii. 115, 128

Prescott (Canada), i. 136

—— Mr, Deputy Governor of the Bank, ii. 130

Presentations, fatigue of receiving, i. 470, 471

Preston, riot, i. 424

Pretorius, Boer leader, ii. 200

Prime Minister, Lord Melbourne on origin of term, i. 358

Primogeniture, i. 56 Prince, loss of the steamer, at Balaklava, iii. 56

Principalities, the Danubian, Russia's invasion of, iii. 1, 12, 13, 17, 32; relinquishment of Russia's protectorate, iii. 152, 158, 180, 233, 262

Prior, Matthew, i. 504

Privilege Question, i. 209

Property, qualification, i. 56

Protection, i. 278; ii. 66, 293, 294; Lord Derby, ii. 384; abandoned by Disraeli, ii. 404

Protectionists, ii. 66, 71, 81, 83, 86, 123, 216, 231; check to, ii. 233, 248, 283, 289, 298, 315, 384, 468; iii. 88

Protestant, Prince Consort's declaration, i. 203-205; Low Church bigotry, ii. 37; Church in Ireland, ii. 83

Proxy, voting, i. 56

Prussia (see Prussia, King of), and Holland, i. 119; ii. 275, 278; Eastern Question, ii. 452; alliance with Austria, iii. 1; position in impending war, iii. 17, 115; and England, iii. 161; admission to war conference, iii. 171, 181

—— King of (Frederick William IV.), i. 365; visit to Queen Victoria, i. 376, 378-380; on Swiss quarrels, ii. 137; on French Revolution, ii. 150; declines Imperial Crown of Germany, ii. 219; Diet of Erfurt, ii. 229; peace with Denmark, ii. 254; and Austria, ii. 276, 280; Queen Victoria's letter to, on his position, iii. 17; reply, iii. 28; Russia's influence over, iii. 31; letter from the Queen, iii. 107; iii. 454; account of his death, iii. 420, 423-426

Prussia, Queen of, iii. 425, 426

Prussia, Prince of (afterwards King William I.), visit to Queen Victoria, ii. 172, 251, 253; a refugee, ii. 176; Queen's appreciation of, ii. 256; coronation, iii. 455, 456-459; interview with Napoleon, iii. 467

—— Prince Frederick William of (afterwards Emperor Frederick), question of marriage, iii. 142, 146, 147, 182, 195, 205, 220; marriage to the Princess Royal, iii. 253, 261, 455; birth of a son (present Emperor), iii. 314; death of the King of Prussia, iii. 423-426; coronation of the King and Queen of Prussia, iii. 456-459

—— Marie Louise Augusta, Princess of (grandmother of present German Emperor), ii. 106, 318, 319; Queen writes to, on death of Czar, iii. 112

Pulteney, Mr (afterwards Earl of Bath), i. 391

Punjab (see India), ii. 142, 196; annexation of, ii. 208, 220; iii. 178

Puseyites, ii. 16, 273, 277, 282, 376



Quadruple Alliance, i. 488; ii. 353



Rachel, Madame, i. 290

Racine, Jean Baptiste (1639-1699), tragedian and poet, i. 40

Radetzky, Marshal, Austrian General, ii. 141, 178, 182; defeats Piedmontese at Custozza, ii. 191, 219

Radicals, i. 56, 66, 90; ii. 123, 216, 313, 364, 403; defeat Government on House Tax, ii. 411-413; inclusion in Lord Aberdeen's Government, ii. 412-430; iii. 300

Radnor, third Earl of, i. 335

Radowitz, General, Prussian Minister for Foreign Affairs, ii. 378, 379

Raglan, Lady, iii. 129

—— Lord, see Somerset, Lord Fitzroy

Railways; accident near Reading, i. 369; Queen's first journey on G.W.R., i. 404

Rajpoot Hill States, ii. 74

Ramnuggur, English reverse at, ii. 142

Ramsgate, Queen's visit to, i. 11, 19

Rangoon, ii. 380

Raphael, painter, i. 334

Rawul Pindee, ii. 217

Rechberg, Count, Austrian Foreign Minister, iii. 409

Redan batteries, attack on, iii. 64, 126, 129, 163, 165

Redschid Pasha, Turkish Minister, ii. 460; iii. 27

Reeve, Henry, ii. 263

Reform Bill, i. 20, 61; ii. 294, 332, 361, 369, 466; withdrawn, iii. 2, 8, 15, 16, 20, 23, 59; introduced by Disraeli, iii. 307, 324

Reform, parliamentary and municipal, i. 20

Refugee Question, ii. 440

Regency Bill, i. 209

Reinhardtsbrun, i. 186; ii. 45

Rellstab, Louis, novelist, i. 501, 506

Review in Windsor Park, ii. 13; Crimean troops at Aldershot, iii. 198, 199, 200; field day, 1860, iii. 400; at Edinburgh, iii. 407

Revue des Deux Mondes, ii. 132

Revue Retrospective, ii. 183

Rianzares, Duke of, marriage, ii. 2, 97

Rice, Mr, M.P. for Dover, iii. 78

Rich, Mr, iii. 79; Baronet, iii. 477

Richmond, Duchess of, i. 124

—— Duke of, i. 122, 308

Rio Janeiro, ii. 133

Riots, Manchester, i. 422; tollbar, i. 450, 483, 492, 493; Chartist demonstration, ii. 167, 168; Birmingham, i. 179; Stockport, ii. 391

Ripon, first Earl of (Mr Robinson), Chancellor of the Exchequer, speech on Queen's education, i. 9, 10, 299; President of Board of Trade, i. 309; political history, i. 309; ii. 65

River Plate, ii. 133

Robinson, Mr, see Ripon Earl of,

Rocky Mountains, Canada, dispute as to territory, ii. 30

Roden, third Earl of, iii. 19

Roebuck, Mr, ii. 247, 363; motion on conduct of Crimean War, iii. 63, 72, 76-78; result, iii. 78, 79; Committee, iii. 89, 107, 108, 109, 112; Chinese dispute, iii. 228; Ireland, iii. 277; Reform Bill, iii. 324

Rokeby, Lord, iii. 60

Rolle, Lord, Queen's Coronation, i. 122

Rollin, Charles, Histoire Ancienne, i. 39

—— Ledru, French President, ii. 174, 239

Romagna, The, assembly of, and Victor Emmanuel, iii. 308; iii. 380

Roman Catholics, Maynooth College grant, ii. 30, 36; Bill, ii. 81, 84; papal aggression, ii. 232, 277-282, 303, 376

Romano, Giulio, painter, i. 334

Rome, Prince Albert's visit to, i. 152; Pope's flight from, ii. 205; and England, ii. 279; Lord Russell's draft on the Roman Question, iii. 441

Romilly, Sir John, Master of the Rolls, iii. 216

Rosebery, fourth Earl of, i. 62

Rosenau, the, ii. 45

Rosslyn, Lady, i. 310

Rothesay, Lord Stuart de, Ambassador at St Petersburg, i. 326

Rothschild, Baron, iii. 262

Rowan, Colonel, Commissioner of Police, ii. 167

Roxburgh, Duke of, i. 278

Royal Charter, wreck of, iii. 308

Royal Exchange opened by the Queen, ii. 1, 27

—— Princess, see Victoria

Royston, Lord, i. 384

Runjeet Singh, i. 233; ii. 217; Koh-i-noor diamond, ii. 242

Russell, Lord John (afterwards Earl), Irish Municipal Bill, i. 66; Leader of the House, i. 77; result of the elections, i. 90; i. 106; death of his wife, i. 130, 131, 133; Home Secretary, i. 141; civil government of the Army, i. 147; Corn Laws, i. 148, 381; politics, i. 267, 277, 278, 281; Sugar Duties, i. 274; Colonial Secretary, i. 308; political career of, i. 309; reply to Plymouth address, i. 365; opposition to Income Tax Bill, i. 406; conversion to repeal of Corn Laws, ii. 30, 49; views on Queen's absence from England, ii. 43; unable to form a Government, ii. 58-60, 70; resignation of Sir R. Peel, ii. 80, 81; undertakes to form a Government, ii. 83, 86; pensions, ii. 88; Queen's views on a dissolution, ii. 91; Spanish marriage difficulties, ii. 96-103, 107; Portuguese and Spanish affairs, ii. 117, 118, 119, 132; possible dissolution, ii. 121; crisis in the City, ii. 130; birth of second son, ii. 170; difficulty as to despatches, ii. 179, 220, 221, 222; Germany, ii. 229; case of Don Pacifico and Mr Finlay, ii. 233-236, 242; report, ii. 243; Prince Albert's memos. on Lord Palmerston's Foreign Policy, ii. 235, 243, 260, 261; offer to resign, ii. 243; on Lord Palmerston's removal, ii. 262; Haynau despatch, ii. 267-270; on Ritualism, "No Popery," ii. 273; and Sir James Graham, ii. 286; defeat of Government, ii. 288, 289, resignation of, ii. 290; failures to form a new Government, ii. 289-308; memo. as to uniting with Peelites, ii. 296; old Government to continue, ii. 312; memo. on state of Government, ii. 313; Palmerston's reception of Kossuth, ii. 324-331; Parliamentary Reform, ii. 332, 333; Lord Palmerston's approval of coup d'etat, Paris, ii. 334-340; dismissal of Lord Palmerston, ii. 342; and Lord Palmerston's successor, ii. 343-347; discomfiture of Lord Palmerston in the House, ii. 362-364; resignation, ii. 367; Lord Grey's opinion of, ii. 374, 375; and Lord Palmerston, ii. 379; ii. 381; on dissolution, ii. 382; Militia Bill blunder, ii. 387; education, ii. 390; ii. 403; refusal of Foreign Office, ii. 413-418; accepts Foreign Office, ii. 422-427; resigns Foreign Secretaryship, ii. 431; Leadership without office, ii. 438; pledged to introduction of Reform Bill, ii. 451 possible retirement, ii. 457, 458; war measures, ii. 467; President of the Council, iii. 1, 34; withdraws Reform Bill, iii. 2, 8, 15, 16, 23; incomprehensible actions, iii. 21, 22; Disraeli's attack on, iii. 38; Austrian alliance, iii. 48, 50; urges more vigorous measures, iii. 53; proposed resignation, iii. 57-60; and Mr Kennedy's loss of office, iii. 61; Ministry defeated, resignation, iii. 64, 72, 74, 79; visit to Paris, iii. 69; failure to form a Government, iii. 87-96; Government of 1855, iii. 98; Vienna Conference, iii. 64, 105; Colonial Office, iii. 109, 110; Austria's proposed terms of Crimean settlement, iii. 120; attacks on, and resignation, iii. 121, 131, 132, 133; iii. 190; Chinese dispute, iii. 223, 228; and the House of Lords, iii. 227; retains his seat, iii. 231; financial crisis, iii. 256; Conspiracy Bill, iii. 266; Reform Bill, iii. 276; India Bill, iii. 279; competitive examinations, iii. 297; new Reform Bill, iii. 307, 324; reconciliation with Palmerston, iii. 307; Foreign Secretary, iii 345-349; France and Austria, iii. 352; differences with the Queen on Italian policy, iii. 361-373, 374-378, 382-390, 395-398; Reform Bill, iii. 379; revolution doctrines, iii. 383; despatch to French Government, iii. 390; Abolition of Paper Duties Bill, iii. 401-404; proposed visit of Emperor of Austria, iii. 409; disagreement with Palmerston, iii. 420, 423; goes to the House of Lords, iii. 420, 423; despatch to America, iii. 421; iii. 428; and Gen. Garibaldi, iii. 431, 432, 433, 434; Danish Question, iii. 439; draft to Rome, iii. 441; the Garter, iii. 441; peerage, iii. 444

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