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Charles Watson-Wentworth

Definition of the noun charles watson-wentworth

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noun

  1. English statesman who served as prime minister and who opposed the war with the American colonies (1730-1782)

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Charles Watson-Wentworth a.k.a. Charles Watson-Wentworth, 2nd Marquess of Rockingham, KG, PC, styled The Hon. Charles Watson-Wentworth before 1733, Viscount Higham between 1733 and 1746, Earl of Malton between 1746 and 1750 and The Marquess of Rockingham in 1750, was a British Whig statesman, most notable for his two terms as Prime Minister of Great Britain. He became the patron of many Whigs, known as the Rockingham Whigs, and served as a leading Whig grandee. He served in only two high offices during his lifetime, but was nonetheless very influential during his one and a half years of service.

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Google previewHistorical Dictionary of the British Empire (1996)

by James Stuart Olson, Robert Shadle

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