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1693, Jul 211768, Nov 17
a British Whig statesman, whose official life extended throughout the Whig supremacy of the 18th century. He is commonly known as the Duke of Newcastle. A protégé of Sir Robert Walpole, he served under him for more than twenty years, until 1742. He held power with his brother, Prime Minister Henry Pelham until 1754. He had at this point served as a Secretary of State continuously for thirty years—dominating British foreign policy.
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04/06/1724-Thomas Pelham-Holles, Duke of Newcastle, becomes English minister of Foreign Affairs 
03/18/1754-Thomas Pelham-Holles, Duke of Newcastle, becomes English premier 
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George Clinton [1]
...officer and politician. Benefiting from the patronage of Thomas Pelham-Holles, 1st Duke of Newcastle he served as a naval...
Henry Pelham
...1743 until his death. He was the younger brother of Thomas Pelham-Holles, 1st Duke of Newcastle, who served in Pelham's government...
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