Reference Entry

Townshend, George, first Marquess Townshend

Martyn J. Powell

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/27624

Show Summary Details

Preview

Townshend, George, first Marquess Townshend (1724–1807), politician and caricaturist, was born on 28 February 1724 in London, the eldest son of Charles Townshend, third Viscount Townshend (1700–1764) [see under Townshend, Charles, second Viscount Townshend], politician, and his wife, Etheldreda Townshend (c. 1708–1788)...

Reference Entry.  4861 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: UK Politics ; Drawing and Pastels ; Painting

Full text: subscription required

How to subscribe Recommend to my Librarian

Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content. Please, subscribe or login to access all content.