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Charles Townshend, 2nd Viscount Townshend
b.18 Apr 1674
d.21 Jun 1738
  1. Charles Townshend, 2nd Viscount Townshend1674 - 1738
  • HCharles Townshend, 2nd Viscount Townshend1674 - 1738
  • WElizabeth Pelham - 1711
  1. Charles Townshend, 3rd Viscount Townshend1700 - 1764
  2. Thomas Townshend1701 - 1780
  3. William Townshend1702 - 1738
  4. Roger Townshend1708 - 1760
  5. Hon. Elizabeth Townshend - 1785
  • HCharles Townshend, 2nd Viscount Townshend1674 - 1738
  • WDorothy Walpole1686 - 1726
  1. George Townshend1715 - 1769
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Name Charles Townshend, 2nd Viscount Townshend
Gender Male
Birth[1] 18 Apr 1674
Death[1] 21 Jun 1738


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Charles Townshend, 2nd Viscount Townshend Bt, KG, PC (; 18 April 1674 – 21 June 1738) was a British Whig statesman. He served for a decade as Secretary of State, directing British foreign policy. He was often known as Turnip Townshend because of his strong interest in farming turnips and his role in the British agricultural revolution.

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  1. 1.0 1.1 Charles Townshend, 2nd Viscount Townshend, in Wikipedia: The Free Encyclopedia. (Online: Wikimedia Foundation, Inc.).
  2.   Charles Townshend, 2nd Viscount Townshend of Raynham, in Lundy, Darryl. The Peerage: A genealogical survey of the peerage of Britain as well as the royal families of Europe.