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1st Earl ofThomas Wentworth, 1593–1641, English statesman: chief adviser of Charles I of England.
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Definition for first earl of strafford (2 of 2)
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Thomas, 1st Earl of Strafford. Strafford, 1st Earl of.
William Charles,1793–1872, Australian political leader, author, and journalist.
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British Dictionary definitions for first earl of strafford (1 of 2)
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Thomas. See (Earl of) Strafford
William Charles. 1790–1872, Australian explorer and statesman who was a member of the exploring party that first crossed the Blue Mountains in 1813 and was later a leader in the movement for self-government in New South Wales
British Dictionary definitions for first earl of strafford (2 of 2)
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Thomas Wentworth, Earl of. 1593–1641, English statesman. As lord deputy of Ireland (1632–39) and a chief adviser to Charles I, he was a leading proponent of the king's absolutist rule. He was impeached by Parliament and executed
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