Rockingham, Charles Watson Wentworth, Marquis of (17301782)

Rockingham, Charles Watson Wentworth, Marquis of, statesman, of no great ability; succeeded to the title in 1750; opposed the policy of Bute, and headed the Whig opposition; in 1762 became Prime Minister, and acted leniently with the American colonies, repealing the Stamp Act; was a bitter opponent of North's American policy of repression; held the Premiership again for a few months in 1782 (17301782).

Definition taken from The Nuttall Encyclopædia, edited by the Reverend James Wood (1907)

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