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Headword Date Article Type
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
'Ministry of all the Talents' falls 1807 T Note
Reign of King George IV 1820 - 1830 T Note
Coronation of George IV 1821 T Note
General election results in gains for Irish Catholics 1826 T Note
George Canning becomes Prime Minister 1827 - 1827 T Note
Viscount Goderich becomes Prime Minister 1827 - 1828 T Note
The Duke of Wellington becomes Prime Minister for the first time 1828 - 1830 T Note
Daniel O'Connell is elected to the House of Commons 1828 T Note

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