But as Monday drew to a close, May was cheered and applauded by many Conservative lawmakers at a private meeting, having earlier spent more than two hours in parliament answering sometimes hostile questions.
Why so many resignations at once?
What is most disturbing, he said, is that the unacceptable plan laid out by May is the country's "opening bid".
In his resignation letter, he said the Brexit "dream is dying, suffocated by needless self-doubt".
Hunt, a long-serving health minister, is replaced by culture minister Matt Hancock.
The value of the British pound dropped on worldwide markets after Johnson's announcement, having risen after the announcement Friday that a Cabinet deal on Brexit had been agreed.
Mr Rees-Mogg - considered by some a favourite for leadership - expected Mrs May to remain at least until the official date of Brexit in March 2019. Davis slammed the agreement, which promotes a "soft exit" from the European Union versus a swift, clean break, as giving away "too much away, too easily" to E.U. negotiators.
Appointing Raab is a shrewd move by May.
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I sweat my arse off in that race. "I don't think there was an intention and l think it's unnecessary to even go there". Hamilton added: "We're in a tough battle this year.
May promised to deliver a "hard" Brexit when she came to power, but has since dialed back those aspirations following a loss of her Commons majority in last year's snap elections.
She was not left in the clear by her MPs either, with challenges from hardline Brexiteers - with Peter Bone claiming campaigners had been "betrayed".
"Over that time, I've listened to every possible idea and every possible version of Brexit".
After the Chequers summit, it emerged that Johnson had referred to attempts to sell the prime minister's Brexit plan as "polishing a turd".
When asked whether May would contest any vote on a confidence motion in her leadership, her spokesman said: "Yes".
The BBC's political editor Laura Kuenssberg said there were potentially "dozens" of Tory rebel MPs opposed to Mrs May's Chequers compromise.
She also said that the government had no intention of extending Article 50, which is a notice of intention to leave the European Union, and that there will not be a second national vote on this Brexit deal.
Meanwhile Donald Tusk, President of the European Council, seemed eager to pile on the pressure, saying: "This is the last call to lay the cards on the table".
"But the problems they have created for their people remain".