See also:British diplomatist, son of the preceding, was
See also:born at
See also:Lymington on the 26th of
See also:April 1817 . He entered the
See also:diplomatic service, and in 1859–1864 was British
See also:minister at
See also:Washington, where, after the outbreak of the
See also:Civil War, the extremely important negotiations connected with the arrest of the Confederate envoys on
See also:board the British
See also:mail-steamer "Trent" devolved upon him . After a brief service at Constantinople, he succeeded
See also:Cowley at the
See also:embassy in 1867 . In the war of 187o he used his best efforts as a mediator, and accompanied the provisional
See also:government to
See also:Tours . He continued to hold his
See also:post with universal acceptance until
See also:November 1887 . He died on the 5th of
See also:December 1887, when the title became
See also:extinct .
BARON EDMUND LYONS LYONS (1790-1858)
LYRA (" The Harp ")
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