William Henry Cavendish Bentinck, third Duke of Portland

Standard Name: Portland, William Henry Cavendish Bentinck,,, third Duke of


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Two days after the Tory Duke of Portland became Prime Minister, AJ wrote to John Disney , The Times of today begins to be afraid of peace: still I cry nothing but peace can save...


30 May 1782
The Duke of Portland , Lord Lieutenant of Ireland, announced in the House of Lords a new Bill of Rights for Ireland: the Dublin Parliament was freed from the rule of the British Privy Council
2 April 1783
The Duke of Portland formed a coalition government.
31 March 1807
The Duke of Portland , a Tory, formed the British government for the second time.