HC Deb 12 February 1872 vol 209 c214

Mr. GLADSTONE acquainted the House, that their Address of the 8th day of February, That Her Majesty would be most graciously pleased to confer some signal mark of Her Royal Favour upon the Right Honourable John Evelyn Denison, Speaker of this House, for his great and eminent services performed to his Country during the important period in which he has, with such distinguished ability and integrity presided in the Chair of this House, had been presented to Her Majesty; and that Her Majesty had been pleased to receive the same very graciously; and had commanded him to acquaint this House that Her Majesty, in compliance with the wishes of Her faithful Commons, will gladly confer upon the said Eight Honourable John Evelyn Denison a signal mark of Her Royal Favour.