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Robert Walpole's Cabinet

First Lord of the Treasury
Chancellor of the Exchequer
Leader of the House of Commons
Sir Robert Walpole 1721–1730
Northern Secretary The Viscount Townshend 1721–1730
Southern Secretary The Lord Carteret 1721–1724
The Duke of Newcastle 1724–1730
Lord Chancellor The Earl of Macclesfield 1721–1725
The Lord King 1725–1730
Lord Privy Seal The Duke of Kingston 1721–1726
The Lord Trevor 1726–1730
Lord President of the Council The Viscount Townshend 1721
The Lord Carleton 1721–1725
The Duke of Devonshire 1725–1730
The Lord Trevor 1730
First Lord of the Admiralty The Earl of Berkeley 1721–1727
The Viscount Torrington 1727–1730
Master-General of the Ordnance The Duke of Marlborough 1721–1722
The Earl Cadogan 1722–1725
The Duke of Argyll 1725–1730
Paymaster of the Forces The Lord Cornwallis 1721–1722
The Lord Wilmington 1722–1730
Lord Steward The Duke of Argyll 1721–1725
The Duke of Dorset 1725–1730
Lord Chamberlain The Duke of Newcastle 1721–1724
The Duke of Grafton 1724–1730
Master of the Horse The Earl of Scarbrough 1727–1730
  • For several months in 1721, Lord Carteret concurrently held the positions of Northern Secretary and Lord President of the Council.


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