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Governor Eyre case in England.

George Harry Ford

Governor Eyre case in England.

by George Harry Ford

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Published by The University of Toronto Press in Toronto .
Written in English


Edition Notes

From: University of Toronto quarterly, vol. 17, 1947-1948.

The Physical Object
Paginationp.p. 219-233
Number of Pages233
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21704003M

A case can be made for Eyre as a consistent supporter both of the regency bill and a limited or ‘reasonable’ exclusion of officers, who colluded at last with the Junto in order to secure at least a partial success for the place clause while at the same time saving the bill, though the evidence of his subsequent career and the critical. In February , while George Eliot was finishing Felix Holt and England was convulsed by the Governor Eyre case, Dr. Hyde Clarke delivered a paper at the Anthropological Society of London entitled "On Anthropological Investigations in Smyrna," where he was the ASL's local secretary and where Harold Transome made his fortune and met his wife.

CARLYLE AND GOVERNOR EYRE of his views about Negroes. This was indeed true of the majority, but others said they were mainly concerned with the political and legal implications of the case. Goldwin Smith and J. S. Mill were among the members of the Jamaica Committee who claimed that their attitude was determined, not by a desire to champion the. Eyre was hastily recalled to England as opponents of the British Empire called for justice. The Liberals wanted Eyre to stand trial for his actions, but others, including Charles Dickens and Thomas Carlyle, defended the governor and hailed him a hero for saving the colony.

From Jane Eyre to Vanity Fair, the governess is a familiar figure in Victorian literature. She is also a strange one: not part of the family, yet not quite an ordinary servant. Kathryn Hughes focuses on the role and status of the governess in 19th-century society. John Eyre lodged an appeal in England by January of against the decree dated 16 th June of the High Court of Chancery in Ireland, seeking that the decree be reversed. The appeal case of ‘Eyre versus Daly’, however, was eventually decided in May of in favour of Eyre. John Eyre had at least two sons, John and Giles.


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To restore order, martial law was quickly established and several hundred negroes were rounded up by troops, found guilty of capital crimes by military courts, and executed.

When news of the ruthless conduct of the military courts and the troops reached England there was an outcry which resulted in the dismissal of the governor, Edward John by: 4. 52 Eyre to Carnarvon, 24 Feb.C.O.

/4, fos. – Section 4 of 28 & 29 Viet.under which Eyre applied, was amended in to make it easier for a pension to be granted on grounds of permanent infirmity: as a result, Eyre, had he chosen, could have applied a Cited by: 7.

Edward John Eyre, English explorer in Australia for whom Lake Eyre and the Eyre Peninsula (both in South Australia) are named. He was subsequently a British colonial official. Emigrating from England for reasons of health, Eyre reached Australia in March As a sheep farmer he became a pioneer.

The Case of Governor Eyre: The Victorian Debate. News of the severity of the executions was now slow to reach England, where opinion was quickly divided between those who believed that Eyre had exceeded his legitimate functions, and those who thought that he had behaved with necessary and commendable dispatch.

By the end of the "Governor Eyre Case" had become the subject of widespread national debate. In Januarya Royal Commission was sent to investigate the events. Governor Eyre was suspended and recalled to England and eventually dismissed. The national government changed that of Jamaica.

Page - Thomas-in-the-East, yet that the disorder in fact spread with singular rapidity over an extensive tract of country, and that such was the state of excitement prevailing in other parts of the Island that had more than a momentary success been obtained by the insurgents, their ultimate overthrow would have been attended with a still more fearful loss of life and property.

George William Gordon Governor Eyre case in England. book – 23 October ) was a wealthy mixed-race Jamaican businessman, magistrate and politician, one of two representatives to the Assembly from St. Thomas-in-the-East was a leading critic of the colonial government and the policies of Jamaican Governor Edward Eyre.

Charge of the Lord Chief Justice of England to the Grand Jury at the Central Criminal Court in the Case of the Queen Against Nelson and Brand. Frederick Cockburn. 2nd ed. London: William Ridgway, Print.

Dutton, Geoffrey. The Hero as Murderer: The Life of Edward John Eyre, Australian Explorer and Governor of Jamaica Glasgow. Jane Eyre, novel by Charlotte Bronte, first published in Widely considered a classic, it gave a new truthfulness to the Victorian novel with its realistic portrayal of the inner life of a woman, noting her struggles with her natural desires and social condition.

Learn more about Jane Eyre, including its plot. The Trial of Governor Eyre is another example of the great stories which exist here in Jamaica and are worth telling and watching. It is unfortunate that in the shuffle and bid to remain. Governor Eyre, of Galway,must not be confused with Governor Eyre, of Jamaica,who comes from the Derbyshire family of Eyre.

Governor Stratford Eyre, of Eyreville, was twice married. His wives were a Miss Dartiquernave and "Widow" Ecklin.

Paintings of. Henry Eyre (), was an English lawyer and politician who sat in the House of Commons between and ; Sir Giles Eyre (c. ), was an English politician and judge, Member of Parliament for Downton (), and Salisbury in Sir Samuel Eyre (), was an English judge; and his son, Sir Robert Eyre ( Edward John Eyre () was an English explorer of Australia and an administrator in New Zealand and the West Indies.

He was tried for murder in the ruthless suppression of a Jamaican uprising and was acquitted. Contrary to general belief, Edward John Eyre was born not at Hornsea, Yorkshire, but at Whipsnade in Bedfordshire on Aug.

5, His. Select Bibliography. Hume, The Life of Edward John Eyre (Lond, ) W. Finlason, Justice to a Colonial Governor (Lond, ) W. Finlason, Report of the Case of the Queen John Eyre (Lond, ); W.

Mathieson, The Sugar Colonies and Governor Eyre, (Lond, ) M. Uren and R. Stephens, Waterless Horizons (Melb, ) B. Semmel, The Governor Eyre Controversy. Part 3 Race, ethnicity and difference: competing masculinities - Thomas Carlyle, John Stuart Mill and the case of Governor Eyre-- missionary stories - gender and ethnicity in England in the s and s.

(source: Nielsen Book Data) 1. Feminist and Feminist History. Part I. The Beginnings The History of the Housewife. Part II. Gender and. Hartigan, A.S., A short account of the family of Eyre of Eyrecourt and Eyre of Eyreville in the County of Galway, Dublin, O Connell, J.

and Loeber, R., Eyrecourt Castle, Co. Galway, The GPA Irish Arts Review YearbookEton Enterprises Ltd. for A. Reihill and B. de Breffny, Belfast,pp.

N.L.I., Dublin, G.O. 67 Funeral Entries, p. Burke, Sir B., A General. Eyre arrived in England with a strong letter of recommendation to the Colonial Office from George Grey, then Governor of South Australia.

The Constitution Act of for New Zealand being recently passed, Earl Grey assumed that Grey, now Governor of New Zealand, would be glad to receive his protégé as Lieutenant-Governor — a position. And for Governor John Eyre, who many Jamaicans blamed for the hanging of a number of citizens from the eastern parish of St Thomas inboth justice and the law caught up with him centuries later, albeit in a naturalistic dramatic production titled The Trial of Governor Eyre.

Cockburn CJ also took the highly unusual step of asking The Times to publish an exchange of letters between Lush J and himself setting out what had happened: 'The Case of Ex-Governor Eyre', The Times (London), 10 June() Finlason, Report of the Case of The Queen v Edward John Evre, above n   On Wednesday the police came to enforce the warrants.

Stones were thrown at the police. Then the shooting began. The island’s Governor, Edward James Eyre, took command. Eyre imposed martial law and called in the army to restore order.

By the time the army was done, over Jamaicans were dead, and thousands homeless. Governor Eyre controversy.

London, MacGibbon & Kee, (OCoLC) Named Person: Edward John Eyre; Edward John Eyre; Edward John Eyre: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Bernard Semmel. But for members of the National Commission on Reparations (NCR) Jamaica, this is not the case. "It is time to try Eyre for ordering the murder of Jamaicans at Morant Bay!" they declared in a press release.

And so, one in their series of high-profile campaign activities on the importance of reparations will be used to put the late governor on trial. On OctoJane Eyre is published by Smith, Elder and Co. Charlotte Brontë, the book’s author, used the pseudonym Currer book.