William Pulteney, 1st Earl of Bath, PC (22 March 1684 – 7 July 1764) was a British Whig politician who sat in the House of Commons from 1707 to 1742, when he was created the first Earl of Bath by King George II.
Pulteney, now Earl of Bath, made more than one attempt to recover the opportunity which he had thrown away in 1742. Only eighteen months after refusing the Treasury he applied for it when it fell vacant on the death of Lord Wilmington ( Spencer Compton ), who had been put into it as a stop-gap.
26 de nov. de 2016 · William Pulteney, 1st Earl of Bath, PC (22 March 1684 – 7 July 1764) was an English politician, a Whig, created the first Earl of Bath in 1742 by King George II; he is sometimes stated to have been Prime Minister, for the shortest term ever (two days), though most modern sources reckon that he cannot be considered to have held the office.
BATH, WILLIAM PULTENEY, 1st Earl of (1684–1764), generally known by the surname of Pulteney, English politician, descended from an ancient family of Leicestershire, was the son of William Pulteney by his first wife, Mary Floyd, and was born in April 1684.
20 de ene. de 2023 · Took name of Pulteney 1767 on his wife’s succeeding to the estates of Lord Bath; succeeded his brother as 5th Bt. 3 September 1794. Originally an advocate at the Scottish bar and friend of Adam Smith and David Hume in Edinburgh literary scene. His wealth came from his first marriage: his wife inherited the Pulteney estates.
18 de jun. de 2020 · The person who gave his name to the Bathwick Estate on which Pulteney Street was built was William Pulteney, the 1st Earl of Bath (22 March 1684 -7 July 1764), who bought the estate in 1726. As far as I can see his wealth was inherited, from his grandfather who bought gravel and sand deposits in Soho and contracted to sell bricks to the Crown.
William Pulteney, 1st Earl of Bath ( 1684 – 7 July, 1764) was an English politician, created Earl of Bath in 1742 by King George II. This article about a political figure is a stub. You can help Wikiquote by expanding it. Quotes [ edit] The army causes taxes, the taxes cause discontents, & the discontents are alleged to make an army necessary.