In Britain, the Earl of Wilmington becomes Prime Minister and Carteret returns as Secretary of State for the Northern Department, with the intention of mediating a peace between Prussia and Austria.
Editors. "Sir Robert Walpole resigns all offices; the Earl of Wilmington becomes Prime Minister". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 March 2011; last revised 30 November -1.
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