Ontario High School History of England . THE FRENCH REVOLUTION 433. Charles James Fox(1749-1806) utterances. North, and Fox had denounced each other in unsparing tenns, yet now, to the dismay of sober-minded people, they united to form a coalition ministry. This sacrifice of principle shocked the country, and the early fall of the ministiy was certain. It came upon a question relating to India. Fox brought in an India Bill, shaped by his friend Edmund Burke, which gave to Parliament some control of India, ruled hitherto by the East India Company. The bill made George III furious. If the East I

Ontario High School History of England . THE FRENCH REVOLUTION 433. Charles James Fox(1749-1806) utterances. North, and Fox had denounced each other in unsparing tenns, yet now, to the dismay of sober-minded people, they united to form a coalition ministry. This sacrifice of principle shocked the country, and the early fall of the ministiy was certain. It came upon a question relating to India. Fox brought in an India Bill, shaped by his friend Edmund Burke, which gave to Parliament some control of India, ruled hitherto by the East India Company. The bill made George III furious. If the East I Stock Photo
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Ontario High School History of England . THE FRENCH REVOLUTION 433. Charles James Fox(1749-1806) utterances. North, and Fox had denounced each other in unsparing tenns, yet now, to the dismay of sober-minded people, they united to form a coalition ministry. This sacrifice of principle shocked the country, and the early fall of the ministiy was certain. It came upon a question relating to India. Fox brought in an India Bill, shaped by his friend Edmund Burke, which gave to Parliament some control of India, ruled hitherto by the East India Company. The bill made George III furious. If the East India Company was to be controlled, he wished that the king, and not Parliament, should have the control. When the bill passed the Commons, he sent notice to each of the peers that he should regard as his enemy any one voting for the measure. The result was that the House of Lords rejected it. George then dismissed the coalition ministiy, and William Pitt, younger son of the great Chatham, a youth twenty-four years old, became prime minister. William Pitt, Prime M