Definition of First Earl of Orford
1. Noun. Englishman and Whig statesman who (under George I) was effectively the first British prime minister (1676-1745).
Generic synonyms: National Leader, Solon, Statesman
Lexicographical Neighbors of First Earl Of Orford
Literary usage of First Earl of Orford
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. A Catalogue of the Royal and Noble Authors of England, Scotland, and Ireland by Horace Walpole, Thomas Park (1806)
"... SIR ROBERT WALPOLE, First Earl of Orford, Is only mentioned in this place in his quality of author. It is not proper nor necessary for me to touch his ..."
2. Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the High Court of Chancery: During by Great Britain Court of Chancery, Edward Thurlow Thurlow, Alexander Wedderburn Rosslyn, Jonathan Cogswell Perkins (1844)
"Horatio, afterwards created Baron Walpole of Woolterton, brother of the first Earl of Orford, had four sons: Horatio, Thomas, Richard, and Robert. ..."
3. Portraits of Illustrious Personages of Great Britain by Edmund Lodge (1835)
"ROBERT WALPOLE, First Earl of Orford. SIR Robert Wai pole, perhaps the most able and honest, and certainly one of the most consistent, statesmen of his time ..."
4. The Revised Reports: Being a Republication of Such Cases in the English by Frederick Pollock, Robert Campbell, Oliver Augustus Saunders, Arthur Beresford Cane, Joseph Gerald Pease, William Bowstead, Great Britain Courts (1892)
"The first Earl of Orford had also two sisters : Dorothy and Susannah. The former married Viscount Townshend, and left issue four sons: George, Augustus, ..."
5. Cassell's Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland: Being a Complete ... (1900)
"... seat of the first Earl of Orford, but now a farmhouse, contains many relics of antiquity ; it is surrounded by a moat. P. Hall, surrounded by a small ..."
6. Annual Register (1807)
"... to the earl of Cholmondeley, whose grand» father had married the daughter of his ancestor, sir Robert Walpole, the first earl of Orford. ..."