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Headword Date Article Type
Wilberforce, William 1759 - 1833 P
Bolingbroke becomes advisor to the exiled James III 1715 T Note
Charles Townshend becomes Secretary of State for Northern Department 1721 T Note
Duke of Leeds resigns as Lord President of the Council for bribery 1695 T Note
Earl of Marlborough is accused of communicating with James II 1692 T Note
Earl of Middleton is appointed a Secretary of State 1684 T Note
Earl of Nottingham is dismissed from Secretaryship of State 1693 T Note
Earl of Shrewsbury appointed Secretary of State 1694 T Note
George Canning succeeds Castlereagh as Foreign Secretary 1822 T Note
Halifax becomes Treasurer and then Lord President of the Council 1685 T Note
Harley is created Earl of Oxford 1711 T Note
Henry Hyde, second Earl of Clarendon, becomes Keeper of Privy Seal 1685 T Note
Henry St John joins the English Ministry as Secretary at War 1704 T Note
James, Earl of Stanhope, dies 1721 T Note
Lord Cowper is appointed Lord Chancellor 1705 T Note
Lord Halifax is dismissed as Lord Privy Seal 1690 T Note
Lord Halifax is struck off the Privy Council 1685 T Note
Lord Pembroke becomes Lord Privy Seal 1692 T Note
Lord Shrewsbury resigns as a Secretary of State 1690 T Note
Lord Somers is created Lord Chancellor 1697 T Note

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