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  • The archbishop was one of the "undertakers" who controlled the Irish House of Commons, and although he did not regain the almost dictatorial power he had exercised at an earlier period, which had suggested a comparison between him and Cardinal Wolsey, he continued to enjoy a prominent share in the administration of Ireland until his death, which occurred in London on the 19th of December 1764.
  • In 1835, with the title of governor and captain general, he acquired dictatorial powers, and all public authority passed into his hands.
  • The duchess, herself aggrieved by the dictatorial manners of the cardinal, likewise urged upon her brother the necessity of the retirement of the unpopular minister.
  • The prince now took up his permanent residence at Delft, and a regular government was established, in which he exercised almost dictatorial authority.
  • He used the dictatorial powers with which he was invested to place himself above the law, resuming in his person the state-machinery which had preceded him.

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