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First Lord of the Treasury

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n First Lord of the Treasury the British cabinet minister responsible for economic strategy
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Usage

In literature:

The first Lord of the Treasury thinking of ways and means, could not have returned home with a more embarrassed look.
"The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman" by Laurence Sterne
Officially Bumpo was Minister of the Interior; while I was First Lord of the Treasury.
"The Voyages of Doctor Dolittle" by Hugh Lofting
Sunderland, who was Secretary of State, and Godolphin, who was First Lord of the Treasury, had supported the Exclusion Bill.
"The History of England from the Accession of James II." by Thomas Babington Macaulay
The Duke of Portland was declared First Lord of the Treasury.
"The Miscellaneous Writings and Speeches of Lord Macaulay, Vol. 3. (of 4)" by Thomas Babington Macaulay
I must own that I am indebted for some of my imagery to the right honourable Baronet the First Lord of the Treasury.
"The Miscellaneous Writings and Speeches of Lord Macaulay, Vol. 4 (of 4)" by Thomas Babington Macaulay
He is the Minister who follows next after the First Lord of the Treasury.
"Western Worthies" by J. Stephen Jeans
In May he succeeded the duke of Newcastle as first lord of the treasury, and he was created K.G.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 4, Part 4" by Various
Pitt was First Lord of the Treasury and Chancellor of the Exchequer; and I know a variety of circumstances to confirm it.
"Memoirs of the Courts and Cabinets of George the Third" by The Duke of Buckingham and Chandos
Weird whispering heard, apparently rising from boots of FIRST LORD of the TREASURY.
"Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 104, February 25, 1893" by Various
Above all, if he returned to office it must be as First Lord of the Treasury and Chancellor of the Exchequer.
"William Pitt and the Great War" by John Holland Rose
He took the two offices of first lord of the treasury and chancellor of the exchequer.
"The Political History of England - Vol. X." by William Hunt
Canning himself united the offices of first lord of the treasury and chancellor of the exchequer.
"The Political History of England - Vol XI" by George Brodrick
Bute became first lord of the treasury.
"Critical and Historical Essays, Volume III (of 3)" by Thomas Babington Macaulay
THE CONCLUDING VOLUMES OF THE DIARY OF GEORGE GRENVILLE, while First Lord of the Treasury; including unpublished LETTERS OF JUNIUS.
"Notes and Queries, Number 192, July 2, 1853" by Various
Walpole again First Lord of the Treasury (prime minister) of England.
"The Great Events by Famous Historians, v. 13" by Various
David Lloyd George accepted the British post of Prime Minister and First Lord of the Treasury.
"The Story of the Great War, Volume VIII (of VIII)" by various
And is there not something else to be thought of than who is to be First Lord of the Treasury?
"Charles Lever, His Life in His Letters, Vol. II (of II)" by Edmund Downey Charles James Lever
Including his Diary of Political Events while First Lord of the Treasury.
"The Descent of Man and Selection in Relation to Sex" by Charles Darwin
Upon the assassination of Mr. Perceval in 1812, Lord Liverpool became first lord of the Treasury, by the especial request of the regent.
"Secret History of the Court of England, from the Accession of George the Third to the Death of George the Fourth, Volume II (of 2)" by Lady Anne Hamilton
Mr. W. H. Smith became First Lord of the Treasury, but Lord Cross remained at the India Office.
"The Life of Florence Nightingale vol. 2 of 2" by Edward Tyas Cook
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