A Glossary of Central Government

  • Chris Cook
  • John Wroughton
Part of the Palgrave Historical and Political Facts book series (PHPF)


The central executive consisted of the King, the two Secretaries of State and the Privy Council; it was responsible for efficient administration, execution of policies and communication between the King and his people.


Excise Duty Privy Council Prayer Book Great Seal Lord Lieutenant 
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© Chris Cook and John Wroughton 1980

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  • Chris Cook
  • John Wroughton

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