Lord Frederick North Research Paper

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In Piccadilly, London on April 13, 1732 Lord Frederick North was born. His father, Earl of Guilford had six children, Frederick being the oldest. When North was ten years old, he attended Eton, until he was sixteen years old. In 1750, he received a Master of Arts degree at Oxford Trinity College. During the next three years, Lord North traveled to Leipzig, Vienna, Paris, and Milan. While in Leipzig, Frederick studied at the university. In 1753, he came back to England. Three years later, Lord North married Anne Speke. Lord Frederick North was first elected to Parliament in 1754 to represent the family district of Banbury. In 1757, Frederick made his first speech in the House of Commons, the lower house of Parliament. Over the next couple decades Lord North held many different positions in Parliament, including Treasury Board Member, Joint Paymaster-General (alongside George Cooke), Privy Council Member, Chancellor of the Exchequer, and Prime Minister. Lord North was a huge supporter of the ideas of King George the Third, like punishment for the Massachusetts colonists because of defiance against the Tea Act, and more power for the king. North issued a handful of laws for the…show more content…
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