Charles Watson-Wentworth


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Noun1.Charles Watson-Wentworth - English statesman who served as prime minister and who opposed the war with the American colonies (1730-1782)Charles Watson-Wentworth - English statesman who served as prime minister and who opposed the war with the American colonies (1730-1782)
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Fitzwilliam had inherited his fortune and estates from his uncle, Charles Watson-Wentworth, the 2nd Marquis of Rockingham, a former prime minister, who died in 1782.
Helena, daughter of the late Somerset de Chair MP, is a descendant of Charles Watson-Wentworth, the 2nd Marquess of Rockingham, a Prime Minister briefly in the 1700s and whose horse is immortalised in a National Gallery painting.
In the 18th century, Charles Watson-Wentworth, 2nd Marquess of Rockingham, and twice Prime Minister, was painted by Reynolds and sculpted by Nollekens but, more importantly, was an ardent patron of Stubbs.