The Oxford University Deputation, [at Windsor Castle], 1850. 'The City of London, the University of Oxford, and the University of Cambridge...laid before their Sovereign [Queen Victoria] the expression of their indignation at the endeavour by the Bishop of Rome [the Pope] to exercise a power which the realm of England has almost ignored...His Grace [the Duke of Wellington, Chancellor of the University of Oxford] having then advanced to the foot of the throne, read in his peculiar, energetic manner, and with great vigour and animation, the address, to which her Majesty listened in an expressive and dignified attitude of attention'. From "Illustrated London News", 1850.
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