Philip Dormer Stanhope


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Noun1.Philip Dormer Stanhope - suave and witty English statesman remembered mostly for letters to his son (1694-1773)Philip Dormer Stanhope - suave and witty English statesman remembered mostly for letters to his son (1694-1773)
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To paraphrase Philip Dormer Stanhope, Earl of Chesterfield, advice is seldom welcome because those who are perceived to need it the most like it the least.
He was assisted in his calculations by his friend James Bradley, the astronomer royal, and he gained the influential support of Philip Dormer Stanhope, the sophisticated fourth Earl of Chesterfield (of letters to his son fame), who squared it with Henry Pelham's initially reluctant government.
Anniversaries: 10th: Mordechai Vanunu given 18-year sentence by Israeli court for disclosing Israel's nuclear programme to The Sunday Times in London; 45th: Death of Queen Mary, wife of King George V; 225th: Death of author and statesman Philip Dormer Stanhope, 4th Earl of Chesterfield; 395th: Death of Elizabeth I at Richmond Palace.