Biography of Charles Watson Wentworth 2nd Marquess Rockingham Prime Minister 1730-1782

In 1730 Charles Watson Wentworth 2nd Marquess Rockingham Prime Minister 1730-1782 was born to [his father] Thomas Watson 1st Marquess Rockingham 1693-1750 (36).

On 22 Jun 1744 William Fitzwilliam 3rd Earl Fitzwilliam 1720-1756 (24) and [his sister] Anne Watson Countess Fitzwilliam -1769 were married at St George's Church Hanover Square. [his sister] She by marriage Countess Fitzwilliam, Baron Fitzwilliam of Liffer in Donegal.

In 1746 [his father] Thomas Watson 1st Marquess Rockingham 1693-1750 (52) was created 1st Marquess Rockingham.

On 26 Feb 1746 Thomas Watson 3rd Earl Rockingham 1715-1746 (30) died without issue. Earl Rockingham extinct. [his father] Thomas Watson 1st Marquess Rockingham 1693-1750 (52) succeeded 5th Baron Rockingham. he left his estates to his first cousin Lewis Watson 1st Baron Sondes 1728-1795 (17) who changed his surname from Monson to Watson on 31 Jan 1751.

On 14 Dec 1750 [his father] Thomas Watson 1st Marquess Rockingham 1693-1750 (57) died. Charles Watson Wentworth 2nd Marquess Rockingham Prime Minister 1730-1782 (20) succeeded 2nd Marquess Rockingham.

In 1752 Charles Watson Wentworth 2nd Marquess Rockingham Prime Minister 1730-1782 (22) and Mary Bright were married.

On 10 Aug 1756 William Fitzwilliam 3rd Earl Fitzwilliam 1720-1756 (36) died. [his nephew] William Fitzwilliam 4th Earl Fitzwilliam 1748-1833 (8) succeeded 4th Earl Fitzwilliam, 2nd Earl Fitzwilliam, 6th Baron Fitzwilliam of Liffer in Donegal. Charlotte Ponsonby Countess Fitzwilliam -1822 by marriage Countess Fitzwilliam.

In 1760 Charles Watson Wentworth 2nd Marquess Rockingham Prime Minister 1730-1782 (30) was appointed 578th Knight of the Garter by King George II of Great Britain and Ireland 1683-1760 (76).

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On 24 May 1764 Thomas Dundas 1st Baron Dundas 1741-1820 (23) and [his niece] Charlotte Fitzwilliam Countess Feversham 1746-1833 (17) were married.

In 1769 [his sister] Anne Watson Countess Fitzwilliam -1769 died.

In 1770 [his nephew] William Fitzwilliam 4th Earl Fitzwilliam 1748-1833 (21) and Charlotte Ponsonby Countess Fitzwilliam -1822 were married.

In 1782 Charles Watson Wentworth 2nd Marquess Rockingham Prime Minister 1730-1782 (52) died.