Addington ministry

Henry Addington, a member of the Tories, was appointed by King George III to lead the government of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland from 1801 to 1804 and served as an interlude between Pitt. Ministries. Addington's ministry is most notable for negotiating the Treaty of Amiens, which marked a brief cessation of the Napoleonic Wars.

Addington ministry
1801–1804
Henry Addington by Beechey.jpg
Addington (1803)
Date formed17 March 1801 (1801-03-17)
Date dissolved10 May 1804 (1804-05-10)
People and organisations
MonarchGeorge III
Prime MinisterHenry Addington
Total no. of members11 appointments
Member partyTory Party
Status in legislatureMajority
Opposition partyWhig Party
Opposition leaders
History
Election(s)
Legislature term(s)
PredecessorFirst Pitt ministry
SuccessorSecond Pitt ministry

CabinetEdit

Portfolio Minister Took office Left office Party
*17 March 1801 (1801-03-17)10 May 1804 (1804-05-10) Tory
Lord Chancellor14 April 1801 (1801-04-14)7 February 1806 (1806-02-07) Tory
Lord President of the Council21 September 1796 (1796-09-21)30 July 1801 (1801-07-30) Independent
30 July 1801 (1801-07-30)14 January 1805 (1805-01-14) Tory
Lord Privy SealFebruary 1798 (1798-02)February 1806 (1806-02) Tory
Secretary of State for the Home Department
The Duke of Portland
11 July 1794 (1794-07-11)30 July 1801 (1801-07-30) Tory
30 July 1801 (1801-07-30)17 August 1803 (1803-08-17) Tory
17 August 1803 (1803-08-17)12 May 1804 (1804-05-12) Tory
Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs20 February 1801 (1801-02-20)14 May 1804 (1804-05-14) Tory
Secretary of State for War and the Colonies17 March 1801 (1801-03-17)12 May 1804 (1804-05-12) Tory
First Lord of the Admiralty1801 (1801)1804 (1804) Whig
Master-General of the Ordnance
The Earl of Chatham
June 1801 (1801-06)February 1806 (1806-02) Independent
President of the Board of Trade23 August 1786 (1786-08-23)7 June 1804 (1804-06-07) Independent
President of the Board of ControlMay 1801 (1801-05)July 1802 (1802-07) Tory
July 1802 (1802-07)1806 (1806) Tory

ChangesEdit

NotesEdit

  1. ^ a b Fisher, David R. "The 'New Opposition', 1801–4". The History of Parliament. Retrieved 15 November 2017.
  2. ^ Evans 2002, p. 73.

ReferencesEdit

Preceded by Government of the United Kingdom
1801–1804
Succeeded by