[rok-ing-uh m, ‐huh m]
- Second Marquis of, Charles Watson-Wentworth.
- Charles, 2nd Marquis of Rock·ing·ham [rok-ing-uh m] /ˈrɒk ɪŋ əm/, 1730–82, British statesman: prime minister 1765–66, 1782.
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- 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