Charles Grey, 2nd Earl Grey(1764-1845), Prime Minister
Sitter associated with 189 portraits
Grey was the leader of the Whigs from 1806 to 1834. He led the party through the triumph of the Reform Act (1832) which extended the vote to the middle classes and gave representation to Britain's growing industrial towns. A follower of Fox, Grey had argued for constitutional reform since entering Parliament in 1786. He was an ardent supporter of Catholic emancipation and presided over the act to abolish slavery in all British-controlled territories (1833).
by William Walker, by Samuel William Reynolds Jr, after Samuel William Reynolds
mezzotint, published 1836
by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Alfred Ducôte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 24 December 1836
- Lady Caroline Barrington (née Grey) (daughter)
- Lady Elizabeth Bulteel (née Grey) (daughter)
- Lady Emily Augusta Cavendish (née Lambton) (granddaughter)
- Louisa Elizabeth (née Grey), Countess of Durham (daughter)
- Lady Mary Louisa Bruce (née Lambton), Countess of Elgin and Kincardine (granddaughter)
- Lady Hannah Althea Ellice (née Grey) (sister)
- Charles Grey, 1st Earl Grey (father)
- Mary Elizabeth Grey (née Ponsonby), Countess Grey (wife)
- Hon. Francis Richard Grey (son)
- Sir Frederick William Grey (son)
- Sir George Grey, 1st Bt (brother)
- Mary (née Grey), Viscountess Halifax (daughter)
- Charles William Lambton (grandson)
- Alice Anne Caroline (née Lambton), Countess of Morton (granddaughter)
- Lady Elizabeth Whitbread (née Grey) (sister)
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