Edwards, Owen Dudley. "If I had been… William Ewart Gladstone in 1880"
Divergence: 1880 CE
What if: Gladstone appointed a more progressive Cabinet at the beginning of his second term as British Prime Minister.
Comments: With his Cabinet's backing, Gladstone pushes through Parliament a Land Bill which would alleviate Irish unrest.
Published: In If I Had Been…, Ten Historical Fantasies (ed. Daniel Snowman), q.v.