Definition of Charles watson-wentworth
1. Noun. English statesman who served as prime minister and who opposed the war with the American colonies (1730-1782).
Generic synonyms: National Leader, Solon, Statesman
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1. Memoirs of Celebrated Etonians by John Heneage Jesse (1902)
"CHARLES WATSON - WENTWORTH, MARQUIS OF ROCKINGHAM, KG THIS straightforward and high-minded statesman— the third Etonian who, in the first five years of the ..."
2. A Complete Collection of the Protests of the Lords: With Historical by Great Britain Parliament. House of Lords, James Edwin Thorold Rogers (1875)
""William Henry Cavendish Bentinck, Duke of Portland. William Wentworth Fitzwilliam, Earl Fitzwilliam. Charles Watson Wentworth, Marquis of Rockingham. ..."
3. The Yorkshire Archaeological Journal by Yorkshire Archaeological Society (1870)
"... since March the 25th, 1782. Wm. Walton, Clerk of ye Vestry. (225). The most Noble & Puissant Prince Charles Watson Wentworth, Marquiss of Rockingham, ..."
4. The Gentleman's Magazine (1852)
"CHARLES WATSON WENTWORTH, second Marquis of Kock- ingham, was descended from a ... This fortunate gentleman was "the father of Charles Watson Wentworth, ..."
5. A Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Extinct and Dormant Baronetcies by John Burke (1838)
"Sin charles watson-wentworth, **CV.IM! Marquess of Rockingham, KIÎ. an eminent statt^n^:. and PR i » к ы IN ISTER , at one time, in the reign < t ..."