Walpole Ministry

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The Ministry[edit]

OFFICE NAME TERM
First Lord of the Treasury
Chancellor of the Exchequer
Leader of the House of Commons
Sir Robert Walpole 1730–1742
Southern Secretary The Duke of Newcastle 1730–1742
Northern Secretary The Lord Harrington 1730–1742
Lord Chancellor The Lord King 1730–1733
The Lord Talbot of Hensol 1733–1737
The Lord Hardwicke 1737–1742
Lord President of the Council The Lord Trevor 1730
The Earl of Wilmington 1730–1742
Lord Privy Seal The Earl of Wilmington 1730
In Commission 1730–1731
The Duke of Devonshire 1731–1733
The Viscount Lonsdale 1733–1735
The Earl of Godolphin 1735–1740
The Lord Hervey of Ickworth 1740–1742
First Lord of the Admiralty The Viscount Torrington 1730–1733
Sir Charles Wager 1733–1742
Master-General of the Ordnance The Duke of Argyll 1730–1740
  The Duke of Montagu 1740–1742
Paymaster of the Forces Henry Pelham 1730–1742
Lord Steward The Earl of Chesterfield 1730–1733
The Duke of Devonshire 1733–1737
The Duke of Dorset 1737–1742
Lord Chamberlain The Duke of Grafton 1730–1742
Preceded by
Walpole/Townshend Ministry
British ministries
1730–1742
Succeeded by
Carteret Ministry