The Earl of Shelburne becomes Prime Minister

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Historical Context Note

  • The Literary Encyclopedia. Volume : .

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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Editors. "The Earl of Shelburne becomes Prime Minister". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 January 2010
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Related Groups

  1. Prime Ministers in Britain