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Grenville Ministry

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Grenville Ministry

The Grenville Ministry was a [1]

During its two years, the Ministry confronted growing discontent in Britain's American colonies which were to lead to the American War of Independence breaking out in 1775. The Ministry also had to deal with the antics of John Wilkes.

The King's violent dislike of Grenville eventually forced him to dismiss him as First Minister and replaced him with the Marquess of Rockingham, whom he hated almost equally.


  1. ^ Whitely p.44


  • Browning, Reed. The Duke of Newcastle. Yale University Press, 1975.
  • Hibbert, Christopher. George III: A Personal History. Penguin Books, 1999.
  • Whiteley, Peter. Lord North: The Prime Minister Who Lost America. The Hambledon Press, 1996.
Preceded by
Bute Ministry
British ministries
Succeeded by
First Rockingham Ministry
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