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Wentworth, Charles Watson-, second marquess of Rockingham (1730–1782), prime minister

S. M. Farrell

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/28878

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Wentworth, Charles Watson-, second marquess of Rockingham (1730–1782), prime minister, was born on 13 May 1730 at Wentworth Woodhouse, near Rotherham, Yorkshire, the fifth but only surviving son (and eighth but third surviving child) of Thomas Watson-Wentworth, first marquess of Rockingham (1693–1750), politician, and his wife, ...

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Subjects: UK Politics

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