North ministry

Lord North was appointed to lead the government of the Kingdom of Great Britain by George III from 1770 to 1782. His ministry oversaw the Falklands Crisis (1770), the Gordon Riots (1780) and the outbreak of the American War of Independence.[3]

North ministry
Date formed28 January 1770 (1770-01-28)
Date dissolved27 March 1782 (1782-03-27)
People and organisations
MonarchGeorge III
Prime MinisterLord North
Total no. of members33 appointments
Member parties
Status in legislature
Opposition partyRockingham Whigs
Legislature term(s)
PredecessorGrafton ministry
SuccessorSecond Rockingham ministry