Frederick North, 2nd Earl of Guilford

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Frederick North

Birthplace: Picadilly Pl, London, Greater London, UK
Death: Died in London, Greater London, UK
Place of Burial: All Saints' Church, Oxfordshire, UK
Immediate Family:

Son of Francis North, 1st Earl of Guilford and Lucy Montagu
Husband of Anne Speke
Father of George Augustus North, 3rd Earl of Guilford; Frederick North, 5th Earl of Guilford; Charlotte North; Anne North; Catherine Anne North and 1 other
Brother of Lucy North
Half brother of Lady Louisa North and Rt Rev Brownlow North, Bishop of Winchester

Managed by: Peter James Herbert
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About Frederick North

Frederick North, 2nd Earl of Guilford, KG, PC (13 April 1732 – 5 August 1792), more often known by his courtesy title, Lord North, which he used from 1752 until 1790, was Prime Minister of Great Britain from 1770 to 1782. He led Great Britain through most of the American War of Independence. He also held a number of other cabinet posts, including Home Secretary and Chancellor of the Exchequer.


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