|"Is this all real? Or has this been happening inside my head?"
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Lord North called Minister for Magic Porteus Knatchbull in confidentially in 1782, to see whether he could help with King George III's emerging mental instability. Word leaked out that Lord North believed in wizards, and he was forced to resign after a motion of no confidence.
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- In reality, Lord North resigned from Prime Minister after a vote of no confidence resulting from the Siege of Yorktown, which was the decisive battle against the British in the American Revolutionary War.
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