Browsing Changes of government, elections and reigns

83 articles found

Headword Date Article Type
Scots crown Charles II 1660 - 1685 T Note
Long Parliament of 1640 restored 1660 T Note
Long Parliament dissolves itself and calls for an election 1660 T Note
Reign of King James II 1685 - 1688 T
The Glorious Revolution 1688 - 1689 T
Reign of King William III 1689 - 1702 T
Reign of Queen Mary II 1689 - 1694 T Note
Queen Mary dies 1694 T Note
Succession to the English throne passes to the Electress Sophia 1700 T Note
Reign of Queen Anne 1702 - 1714 T
Queen Anne dismisses Godolphin 1710 T Note
Sir Robert Walpole resigns all offices; the Earl of Wilmington becomes Prime Minister 1742 - 1742 T Note
Duke of Devonshire becomes Prime Minister 1756 - 1757 T Note
Duke of Newcastle becomes Prime Minister for the second time 1757 - 1762 T Note
Reign of King George III 1760 - 1820 T Note
The Marquess of Rockingham becomes Prime Minister for the first time 1765 - 1766 T Note
The Marquess of Rockingham becomes Prime Minister for a second term 1782 - 1782 T Note
The Earl of Shelburne becomes Prime Minister 1782 - 1783 T Note
Parliament dissolved, Pitt gains majority in ensuing election 1784 T Note
General election; William Pitt's political ascendancy confirmed 1796 T Note

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