- Charles,1725–67, English politician, chancellor of the exchequer for whom the Townshend Acts are named.
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So began what Townshend calls the “darkest part of my life.”
Tired of waiting and exhausted of the media, Townshend chose the listing.
Some called it a gimmick, but Townshend says he knew it was a turning point.
The copycatting simultaneously delighted and inflamed Townshend.
Townshend saved him in the only way he knew how: with music.
These difficulties have by no means been conquered by Mr Townshend.
Townshend proposed small duties on lead, paints, glass, and paper.The Siege of Boston
Besides, was not Townshend and his gallant force in danger in Kut?With a Highland Regiment in Mesopotamia
One of its Officer
I go to Townshend to-morrow, and mean to try what I can get from him.
I was so intent on this, that I forgot to ask Townshend to-day about it.
- Charles, 2nd Viscount, nicknamed Turnip Townshend. 1674–1738, English politician and agriculturist
- Pete born 1945, British rock guitarist, singer, and songwriter: member of the Who from 1964 and composer of much of their material