Charles Townshend; 1700-1764; 3rd Viscount Townshend of Raynham, politician; Lord Lieutenant

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Charles Townshend; 1700-1764; 3rd Viscount Townshend of Raynham, politician; Lord Lieutenant

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1700-1764

History

Born 11 July 1700. Son of Charles, 2nd Viscount, and Elizabeth Pelham. Father of George, 1st Marquis. Lord Townshend bore the title of Baron Townshend of Lynn[e] before inheriting his father's viscountcy in 1738. Died 12 March 1764 at Raynham. MP for Great Yarmouth, 1722-1723; Lord of the Bedchamber to George I, 1723-1727; Lord Lieutenant of Norfolk, 1730-1738.

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Great Yarmouth, Norfolk

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politician; Lord Lieutenant

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GB/153/NM/104

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Created on: 12/03/2002 by Droip

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