British Whig Party

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Whigs
Founded 1678
Dissolved 1868
Preceded by Country party
Succeeded by

Liberal Party

Peelites
Ideology Whiggism,
Constitutional monarchism,
Radicalism,
Laissez-faire,
Classical liberalism,
Rule of law,
Anti-Catholicism
International affiliation None
Colours orange; buff and blue

The British Whig Party was an early British political party. Their rivals were the Tories, and the British prime minister was usually from one of the two parties.

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