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Town·shend

 (toun′zənd), Charles 1725-1767.
British politician who as chancellor of the exchequer (1766) sponsored the Townshend Acts (1767), which levied duties on many items imported to the American colonies. Strong resistance to the acts led to the repeal of all the duties except for the tax on tea.

Townshend

(ˈtaʊnzɛnd)
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1. (Biography) Charles, 2nd Viscount, nicknamed Turnip Townshend. 1674–1738, English politician and agriculturist
2. (Biography) Pete born 1945, British rock guitarist, singer, and songwriter: member of the Who from 1964 and composer of much of their material
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FORMER council deputy leader Phil Townshend will no longer receive an honorary degree because his daughter is concerned about the safety and security of their family.
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It will demonstrate that concerns about Britain's reputation in the Middle East and India had a profound and negative influence on the decisions of Townshend and his subordinates in this period.
Roger Daltrey and Pete Townshend - now the only surviving members of the original line-up - are on a tour of the UK to promote their new "greatest hits" collection, many of which fea tured in last night's show.
Pete Townshend and Roger Daltrey are taking The Who on the road for a series of shows in the U.
Washington, Aug 16 ( ANI ): The Who's Pete Townshend has come out to defend One Direction after critics suggested that the boyband's latest single 'Best Song Ever' sounded similar to one of the legendary band's tracks.
Wildman drummer Keith Moon passed away back in 1978, and bassist John Entwistle died in 2002, but Roger Daltrey and Pete Townshend continue to fly the flag.