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Wentworth, Charles Watson-, second marquess of Rockinghamlocked

(1730–1782)
  • S. M. Farrell

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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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