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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The collection includes a gold brocade dress from around 1793 that belonged to Mary Watson-Wentworth, the wife of British prime minister Charles Watson-Wentworth, with a plunging neckline and a train woven with gold.
He hassix eccentrically-named childrenwith his aristocrat wife Helena, whose ancestors include Charles I advisor Thomas Wentworth and former Prime Minister Charles Watson-Wentworth. A painting of Watson-Wentworth's horse hangs in the National Gallery.
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.