Frederick Guilford, second Earl of North

Standard Name: North, Frederick Guilford,,, second Earl of
Used Form: Lord North


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Textual Features Sarah Gardner
This volume contains the copies of SG 's plays, The Matrimonial Advertisement, Charity, and The Loyal Subject (as well as Mrs. Doggrell in her Altitudes, which is not likely to be by...
Textual Production Lady Mary Walker
According to the Monthly Review, LMW was the author of a pamphlet, Observations on Mr. Burke 's Bill for the Better Regulation of the Independence of Parliament, addressed from a Lady to Lord North .
Griffiths, Ralph, and George Edward Griffiths, editors. Monthly Review. R. Griffiths.
62 (1780): 318
English Short Title Catalogue.
Theme or Topic Treated in Text Lucille Iremonger
Her research uncovered the fact that fifteen out of twenty-four prime ministers from Wellington to Chamberlain were orphans or illegitimate—even though the 1921 census, soon after the steep rise in mortality brought by the first...
Wealth and Poverty Eglinton Wallace
A crushing load of debt descended to Sir Thomas Wallace together with the Wallace estate of Craigie, and in 1783 he found himself compelled to sell the property.
Matthew, Henry Colin Gray et al., editors. Oxford Dictionary of National Biography.
At some time during the American War...


28 January 1770: Lord North, First Lord of the Treasury, became...

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28 January 1770

Lord North , First Lord of the Treasury, became Prime Minister, forming a government after many others had failed.

9 March 1778: The British Parliament approved proposals...

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9 March 1778

The British Parliament approved proposals from Lord North , the Prime Minister, for conciliation with the United States.

6 June 1778: The Carlisle Peace Commission, bearing Lord...

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6 June 1778

The Carlisle Peace Commission , bearing Lord North 's proposals for conciliation with America, arrived in Philadelphia.

17 June 1778: The American Congress declined to negotiate...

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17 June 1778

The American Congress declined to negotiate on Lord North 's proposals without a promise of independence and a treaty of peace and commerce consistent with that already signed with France.

19 March 1782: Lord North, the Tory leader, resigned as...

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19 March 1782

Lord North , the Tory leader, resigned as Prime Minister: Lord Rockingham , a Whig, agreed to form a government on condition of instituting reform in the crown's finances.


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