Edward Grey, 1st Viscount Grey of Fallodon
Edward Grey, 1st Viscount Grey of Fallodon, KG, PC, DL, FZS (25 April 1862 – 7 September 1933), better known as Sir Edward Grey (he was the 3rd Baronet Grey of Fallodon), was a British Liberal statesman.
- 26 Jul - Proposes conference re Serbia.
- 27 Jul - Speech in Parliament re the Crisis.
- 29 Jul - Warns German Ambassador.
- 31 Jul - Seeks guarantees re Belgium.
- 01 Aug - Protests against detention of ships.
- 02 Aug - Gives France assurances.
- 04 Aug - Makes rousing speech in the House of Commons.
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Source: Lord Edward Gleichen (1918–1920). Chronology of the War. Volumes I, II & III. Constable & Company, London. (Copyright expired)
- Speech in the House of Commons 4 August, 1914, in which he announced the position and intentions of the Government with reference to the War. The Chamber presented a memorable spectacle, all the old party divisions were obliterated, parties felt and recognized that a great Assembly was taking high decisions in a noble manner.