1885 · Creation of the Secretary of State for Scotland.
The post of Secretary for Scotland was established in 1885 after the need arose after establishing different departments for the benefit of the communities.
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Northern English: nickname for someone with dark hair, Middle English blakelok, from Old English blæc ‘black’, ‘dark’ + locc ‘lock (of hair)’. Although blake might mean either ‘dark’ or ‘fair’ ( see Blake ), the meaning ‘dark hair’ is the most probable since this name contrasts with Whitlock .