List of Parliaments of Great Britain

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This is a listing of sessions of the Parliament of Great Britain, tabulated with the elections to the House of Commons of Great Britain for each session, and the list of members of the House.

The sessions are numbered from the formation of the Kingdom of Great Britain. For later Westminster parliaments, see List of Parliaments of the United Kingdom, and for earlier ones, see List of Parliaments of England and List of Parliaments of Scotland.

Monarch Number Start date Election Members First Lord(s) of the Treasury Party
Anne 1st 1707 none - co-opted MPs
2nd 1708 election MPs Whig
3rd 1710 election MPs Tory
4th 1713 election MPs Tory
George I 5th 1715 election MPs Whig
6th 1722 election MPs Robert Walpole Whig
George II 7th 1727 election MPs Robert Walpole Whig
8th 1734 election MPs Robert Walpole Whig
9th 1741 election MPs Robert Walpole
Spencer Compton, 1st Earl of Wilmington
Henry Pelham
Whig
10th 1747 election MPs Henry Pelham Whig
11th 1754 election MPs Thomas Pelham-Holles, 1st Duke of Newcastle
William Cavendish, 4th Duke of Devonshire
Duke of Newcastle
Whig
George III 12th 1761 election MPs Duke of Newcastle
John Stuart, 3rd Earl of Bute
George Grenville
Charles Watson-Wentworth, 2nd Marquess of Rockingham
William Pitt, 1st Earl of Chatham
Whig
13th 1768 election MPs Augustus Henry Fitzroy, 3rd Duke of Grafton
Frederick North, Lord North
Whig
14th 1774 election MPs Lord North Tory
15th 1780 election MPs Lord North
Marquess of Rockingham
William Petty, 2nd Earl of Shelburne
William Henry Cavendish-Bentinck, 3rd Duke of Portland
William Pitt the Younger
Tory
16th 1784 election MPs William Pitt the Younger Tory
17th 1790 election MPs William Pitt the Younger Tory
18th 1796 election MPs William Pitt the Younger
Henry Addington
Tory

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External links[edit]

  • Robert Beatson, A Chronological Register of Both Houses of the British Parliament, from the Union in 1708, to the Third Parliament of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, in 1807: From the Union in 1708, to the Third Parliament Of the United Kingdom Of Great Britain and Ireland in 1807, Volume 1, printed for Longman, Hurst, Rees, and Orme by J. Chalmers & Co., 1807; Chronological Register of Both Houses of the British Parliament at Google Books (PDF)