A man named North was Prime Minister of the United Kingdom. His ministry saw the fiasco of the Boston Tea Party and the defeat of the British army by General George Washington. He announced his resignation on 20 March 1782 and was succeeded by Rockingham. (PROSE: The Adventuress of Henrietta Street)
Behind the scenes
Frederick North, Lord North is only referred to as "Prime Minister North" in The Adventuress of Henrietta Street.