- Second Marquis of, Charles Watson-Wentworth.
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I do not think I ever saw anything finer than this Rockingham Channel.The Last Voyage
Lady (Annie Allnutt) Brassey
Rockingham Bay was passed and named, in latitude 17 degrees 59 minutes.Captain Cook
I did not blame Rockingham; he was a man of the world, so nothing manly could be expected of him.
Then Rockingham is at rest, and your brother is on the road to it.
Rockingham was forgotten with a suddenness and completeness that was almost ghastly.
- Marquess of, title of Charles Watson-Wentworth . 1730–82, British statesman and leader of the Whig opposition, whose members were known as the Rockingham Whigs; prime minister (1765–66; 1782). He opposed the war with the American colonists