Sir Robert Walpole resigns all offices; the Earl of Wilmington becomes Prime Minister (31 words)

Historical Context Note

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Context

 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.

Citation:
Editors. "Sir Robert Walpole resigns all offices; the Earl of Wilmington becomes Prime Minister". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 March 2011
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=1782, accessed 03 December 2016.]


Related Groups

  1. Prime Ministers in Britain