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date: 18 August 2019

Townshend, Charles, second Viscount Townshendlocked

(1674–1738)
  • Linda Frey
  •  and Marsha Frey

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Townshend, Charles, second Viscount Townshend (1674–1738), politician, diplomatist, and agricultural innovator, was born on 18 April 1674 at Raynham, Norfolk, and baptized on 2 May at St Martin-in-the-Fields, London. He was the eldest of the three sons and heir of Horatio Townshend, first Viscount Townshend...

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