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Holles, Thomas Pelham-, duke of Newcastle upon Tyne and first duke of Newcastle under Lyme (1693-1768), prime minister

Reed Browning

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 | ISBN: 9780198614111
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/21801
Holles, Thomas Pelham-, duke of Newcastle upon Tyne and first duke of Newcastle under Lyme (1693-1768), prime minister

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Childhood and education, 1693-1717 | A whig politician, 1717-1730 | Walpole's foreign minister, 1730-1739 | Defence minister, 1739-1748 | Pelham's foreign minister, 1748-1754 | Prime minister, 1754-1756 | Pitt's minister of finances, 1757-1762 | Life in the wilderness, 1762-1768 | The private man | Death and judgement

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Subjects: biography ; history

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