Peter D.G. Thomas
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Pitt and Newcastle (1760–1762)
War and peace

This chapter focuses on the actions of George III in relation to the Seven Years' War. It discusses George III's suggestion that the Earl of Bute should take ministerial office, and William Pitt's objection to the appointment of Bute as Head of the Treasury and his threat to resign if there was any change in war policy. The chapter also considers the financial expenditure of the Seven Years' War.

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George III

King and politicians 1760-1770


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