James Stanhope Stanhope, 1st Earl

(1673—1721) army officer, diplomat, and politician

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Soldier, diplomat, and politician. Stanhope came to prominence in the War of the Spanish Succession where he was largely responsible for the campaign of 1710, including the disaster at ...

Subjects: British History.

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