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North, Frederick, second earl of Guilford [known as Lord North] (1732-1792), prime minister

Peter D. G. Thomas

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI:

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Education, marriage, and entry into the Commons | Political apprenticeship | Leader of the house | Prime minister | The king and the Garter | Finance | Ireland | India | Canada | The American crisis | The American war | Ministerial decline and fall | The Fox-North coalition | Opposition to Pitt | A family man | Historical reputation | Successors

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