Grenville, George (17121770)

Grenville, George, statesman, younger brother of Earl Temple; was called to the bar in 1735, and six years later entered Parliament; held various offices of State, and in 1763 succeeded Bute as Prime Minister; his administration is noted for the prosecution of Wilkes (q.v.), and the passing of the American Stamp Act, a measure which precipitated the American Revolution (17121770).

Definition taken from The Nuttall Encyclopædia, edited by the Reverend James Wood (1907)

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