Townshend, Charles Townshend, Viscount, 1674-1738

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Dates:
Birth 1674-04-18
Death 1738-06-21
Verenigd Koninkrijk

Biographical notes:

Charles Viscount Townshend (1674-1738) was Secretary for the Northern department, the seat of the Jacobite trouble. James 1st Earl Stanhope (1673-1721) was a statesman who also took a leading part in securing the Hanoverian succession. John Erskine, 6th or 11th Earl of Mar (1675-1732) was a Jacobite leader. John Campbell, 2nd Duke of Argyll (1680-1743) was his military opponent loyal to the English crown. For fuller details of the lives and achievements of all these men see the Dictionary of National Biography.

From the guide to the Correspondence concerning the Jacobite Rebellion 1715 : despatches from Viscount Townshend and Earl Stanhope to the Duke of Argyll, 1715-1716, (GB 206 Leeds University Library)

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Subjects:

  • Letters--18th century
  • Letters 18th century
  • Jacobite Rebellion, 1715 Sources

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  • Great Britain (as recorded)
  • Great Britain History George I, 1714-1727 Sources (as recorded)