The Earl of Shelburne becomes Prime Minister

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Historical Context Note

Shelburne forms ministry, following Rockingham's death, first with William Pitt the Younger, chancellor of Exchequer and leader of Commons, but Fox and Burke are excluded from office.

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Citation:
Editors. "The Earl of Shelburne becomes Prime Minister". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 January 2010
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=1835, accessed 03 September 2014.]


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  1. Prime Ministers in Britain