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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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.
It was organised by Charles Watson-Wentworth, 2nd marquess of Rockingham and a former Prime Minister, and was the idea of former MP Anthony St Leger.