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Andrew Thompson

Andrew C. Thompson is an Official Fellow and Director of Studies in History at Queens' College, Cambridge, and a co-editor of History & Policy's No. 10 guest historians' series on the GOV.UK website. He is interested in politics, international relations, and religion in Britain and Europe in the long eighteenth century. His most recent book is George II: King and Elector (Yale University Press, 2011).

Charles Watson-Wentworth, 2nd Marquess of Rockingham

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Charles Watson-Wentworth, second Marquess of Rockingham, emerged as one of the leading opposition figures during George III’s reign but also managed to head two short administrations himself. He was born in May 1730 at the family seat of Wentworth Woodhouse …