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Foreign Secretary Sir Edward Grey on entering WW1

Hear a re-enactment of British Foreign Minister, Sir Edward Grey's address to Parliament on the eve of War, 3rd August 1914. This is an edited version, a full transcript can be found through Hansard.

World War One and Parliament secondary resources

Explore the role of Parliament as Britain entered WWI with re-enacted speeches, lesson plan and sources.

WWI and Parliament resource pack