The Marquess of Rockingham becomes Prime Minister for a second term

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Historical Context Note

Lord North resigns and Marquess of Rockingham forms Whig Coalition ministry with C. J. Fox, E. Burke, Lord Shelburne and, on George III's insistence, Thurlow.

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Editors. "The Marquess of Rockingham becomes Prime Minister for a second term". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 January 2010
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