EXAMPLES | noun 1st Earl of , Thomas Wentworth 1593–1641, English statesman: chief adviser of Charles I of England.
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It may be, too, that some mingled feeling may have arisen in
Strafford's breast. Strafford, my friend, there may have been reports, Vain rumors.
For we are proud of you—happy and proud To have you with us,
Go—'tis nothing— Only my heart that swells: it has been thus Ere now: go,
A small matter, I warrant you,' replied
Strafford with forced levity. British Dictionary definitions for strafford noun 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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