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The Secretary of State for the Southern Department was a position in the cabinet of the government of Kingdom of Great Britainmarker up to 1782.

Before 1782, the responsibilities of the two British Secretaries of State were divided not based on the principles of modern ministerial divisions, but geographically. The Secretary of State for the Southern Department, the more senior, was responsible for Southern England, Walesmarker, Irelandmarker, the American colonies (until 1768), and relations with the Roman Catholic and Muslim states of Europe. The more junior Secretary of State for the Northern Department was responsible for Northern England, Scotlandmarker, and relations with the Protestant states of Northern Europe.

In 1782, the two Secretaries of State were reformed as the Secretary of State for the Home Department and the Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs.

Secretaries of State for the Southern Department, 1660-1782




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