The Fall of the House of Wynnstay: The 1885 Election in East Denbighshire
AffiliationUniversity of Chester
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AbstractThis article discusses the 1885 election in East Denbighshire when the Williams-Wynn family of Wynnstay lost the parliamentary seat that the family had represented for over 170 years. The election took place amidst the backdrop of legislative changes to corrupt practices, the electorate, and changing constituency boundaries. Conservative and Liberal party organisation in East Denbighshire is discussed.
CitationPeters, L. (2021 - forthcoming). The fall of the House of Wynnstay: The 1885 election in East Denbighshire. Welsh History Review/Cylchgrawn Hanes Cymru, 30(3), 350-382.
PublisherUniversity of Wales Press
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