Papers of Albert Henry George, 4th Earl Grey, ca. 1860-1917


Papers of Albert Henry George, 4th Earl Grey, ca. 1860-1917

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SNAC Resource ID: 6299021

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Albert Henry George, 4th Earl Grey, 1851-1917 (person)

Son of General Charles Grey and nephew of 3rd Earl; succeeded his uncle in 1894. Married Alice, daughter of R. Stayner Holford M.P., of Westonbirt, Gloucs. One son, four daughters. The 4th earl was a colourful character, involved in a great variety of activities and interests. He started his career as an M.P., then managed his uncle's estates, was involved in the British South Africa Company, and was Administrator of Rhodesia in 1896 and Governor-General of Canada 1904-1911. He took a leading ro...

Church of England (corporateBody)

According to the Canons of 1604, XLIX-LII, of the Church of England, only those persons whose faith and learning are known to their bishop are licensed to preach. Such is the case because the Anglican bishop has pastoral charge of his entire diocese, and the ministers of that diocese, and the ministers of that diocese are considered to be his assistants. From the description of Church of England licensing document, 1886. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122406060 The major mis...

Grey, Albert Henry George Grey, Earl, 1851-1917 (person)

British South Africa company (corporateBody)

The British South Africa Company (BSAC) was a mercantile company based in London. It was incorporated in 1889 under a royal charter (at the instigation of Cecil Rhodes) with the object of acquiring and exercising commercial and administrative rights in south-central Africa. The charter gave the BSAC rights to maintain or distribute vast territory, to make treaties, to establish a police force, and to set up banking firms. By 1900, the BSAC was administering both Southern...