Fall of Devonshire-Pitt ministry in Britain (42 words)

Historical Context Note

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In Britain, the Devonshire-Pitt ministry, which was established after the fall of the Duke of Newcastle the previous November, falls, partly as a result of hostility to the trial and execution of Admiral Byng. They are replaced by a revived Newcastle ministry.

Editors. "Fall of Devonshire-Pitt ministry in Britain". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 30 December 2011
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