james stanhope


james stanhope

< /ˈdɔr mər/. Chesterfield, 4th Earl of.

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  1. a light one-seater carriage with two or four wheels

noun

  1. Charles, 3rd Earl. 1753–1816, British radical politician and scientist. His inventions included two calculating machines, a microscope lens, and a stereotyping machine
  2. his grandfather, James, 1st Earl. 1673–1721, British soldier and statesman; George I’s chief minister (1717–21). He fought under Marlborough in the War of the Spanish Succession (1701–14) and negotiated the Triple Alliance with France and Holland (1717)

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