A new Crimes Act, courageously administered by Lord Spencer and Sir George Trevelyan, abolished exceptional crime in Ireland, but completed the breach between the British government and the Irish party in parliament.
Trevelyan, The Peasants' Rising and the Lollards, a Collection of Unpublished Documents(London, 1899); G.
Trevelyan, England in the Age of Wycliffe (1899); W.
Trevelyan (in spite of his Hawick speech).
When in 1914 Mr. Charles Trevelyan, on the outbreak of war, resigned the Parliamentary Secretaryship of the Board of Education, Dr. Addison was appointed in his place.