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  Charles Townshend, 2nd Viscount Townshend - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Charles Townshend, 2nd Viscount Townshend (April 18, 1674 – June 21, 1738) was an English statesman, the eldest son of Sir Horatio Townshend, Bart.
Born at Raynham Hall, Norfolk, Charles Townshend succeeded to the peerage in December 1687, and was educated at Eton College and King's College, Cambridge.
Charles Townshend's eldest son by his second wife was George Townshend (1715-1769), who after serving for many years in the navy, became an admiral in 1765.
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 Agriculture - LoveToKnow 1911
Carrots, cabbages, turnips and rape, not yet cultivated in the fields, are mentioned among the herbs and roots for the kitchen.
Clover and turnips were confined to a few districts, and at the latter period were scarcely cultivated at all by common farmers in the northern part of the island.
Contemporary with Tull was Charles, a nd Viscount Townshend, a typical representative of the large landowners to whom the strides made by agriculture in the 18th century were due.
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 Charles Townshend, 2nd Viscount Townshend info here at en.88of100d.info   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
Townshend fluently won the favour of George I, und in September 1714, the brand-new pasha toped him as Secretary of State for the Northern Department.
The eldest son, Charles, the 3rd viscount (1700-1764), was whooped to the House of Lords in 1723.
Charles Townshend's eldest son by their following wife was George Townshend (1715-1769), who after serving for divers old age in the navy, became an admiral in 1765.
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 CHARLES TOWNSHEND, (aka. Turnip Townshend), 2nd Viscount of Raynham
Charles Townshend, Second Viscount, (born 1674, died 1738) a statesman of unsulli integrity, was the eldest son of Horatio, the first Viscount.
Townshend did not neglect to avail himself of the advantages afforded by his attendance on the king, and before he arrival of George the First in England he had obtained complete ascendency both over his mind and the dispositions of the advisors by whom his line of conduct was usually determined.
Townshend was dismissed in December 1716 from his place of Secretary of State, and was afforded in lieu thereof the splendid banishment of Lord Lieutenant of Ireland, a gilded sinecure which he at first contemptuously declined, but finally condescended ultimately to accept on condition that he was not required to set foot on Irish soil.
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 Charles Townshend info here at en.26of100e.info   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
Charles Townshend (August 29, 1725 – September 4, 1767), English politician, was the backup son of Charles Townshend, 3rd Viscount Townshend, 'n Audrey (d.
Before could be masterly Chatham's know-how became impaired, 'n Townshend, who was the lion's quotum certified 'n influential of their colleagues, swayed the ministry as he liked, pledging himself to treasure trove a banal in America with which to rally the deficiency caused by the reduction in the mainland tax.
These measures were as the Townshend Acts, 'n he received the stiffener of their cousin Thomas Townshend who was calculated a minister in the government.
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 turnip - Search Results - MSN Encarta
Turnip, common name for a hardy, biennial herb, of the mustard family, grown for its edible root.
Turnips are native to Europe and parts of Asia and...
Townshend, Charles, 2nd Viscount Townshend of Raynham (1675-1738), British statesman, prominent under King George I. Born at Raynham, Norfolk,...
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 Chapter 15 "The Raynhams of Norfolk" - The RAYNHAM Family History   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
Raynham Hall, a rectangular mansion, built of brick and stone dressings is the seat of the Townshend's and is considered to be one of the finest mansions in the county of Suffolk.
The 2nd Viscount Charles Townshend had the interior reconstructed by William Kent around 1720-30, the 2nd Viscount was also responsible for the large-scale cultivation of turnips in England.
Today the heir to the Raynham Hall is the Viscount Charles George Townshend Raynham, born on the 26th October 1945 the eldest son of the 7th Marquis of Townshend [4].
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 The Open Door Web Site : History : The Agricultural Revolution : The Four Field System
Viscount Townshend successfully introduced a new method of crop rotation on his farms.
Turnips were not a new crop to English farming because they had been grown in East Anglia for use as cattle feed, fodder for livestock, during the winter months, since the 1660's.
Charles Townshend was later to be known as "Turnip" Townshend because of his use of this crop in the four year rotation system.
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 A turnip, animal crossing turnip, of turnip   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
A turnip In the Pauper's Turnip-Field by Herman Melville:.
The vegetable turnip is cultivated particularly in spring and autumn.
Turnip, garden vegetable of the same genus of the family Cruciferae (mustard family) as the cabbage; native to Europe, where it has been long cultivated.
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 HighBeam Encyclopedia – Free Online Encyclopedia for Reference, Research, Facts
A leading Whig in the reign of Queen Anne, he served as a commissioner to negotiate the union (1707) with Scotland and as ambassador (1708-11) to the Netherlands.
With his brother-in-law Robert Walpole, who left office with him, Townshend formed an opposition group, led nominally by the prince of Wales (later George II).
He negotiated the Treaty of Hanover (1725) with Prussia and France to counter the alliance between Spain and Austria and, after a brief war in which the Spanish besieged Gibraltar, concluded the Treaty of Seville (1729) with Spain.
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 Turnip, the turnip truck, the turnip patch   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
Turnip greens Long a popular soul food, turnip greens are slightly sweet when young but, as with aging turnips, can become quite tough and.
Turnip The turnip is not a turnip at all (well,that is,for Americans!) We call them rutabagas (Swedes after the proper name: Swedish Turnip for those of the.
Turnip Turnip candleholder In Ireland, it is a Christmas tradition to.
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 Townshend, of Raynham Hall, Norfolk
Known colloquially as "Turnip" Townshend, from his introduction of turnips into the Norfolk crop rotation system.
Fought at the Battle of Culloden; was second-in-command to General Wolfe at the Battle of Quebec, assuming command on the death of General Wolfe.
TOWNSHEND, CHARLES College: CLARE Entered: 1742 Born: Aug. 27, 1728 Died: May 16, 1810 Adm.
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 Norfolk Raynhams - The RAYNHAM Family History   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
Work commenced in 1619, during the reign of James I and completed around 1630 in the reign of Charles I. Sir Roger was created a baronet in 1617 and succeeded by his brother Sir Horatio Townshend and created Viscount Townshend of Rainham in 1682.
"Turnip" was Secretary of State to Sir Robert Warpole during the reigns of George I and II.
Today the heir to the Raynham Hall is the Viscount Charles George Townshend Raynham, born on the 26th October 1945 the eldest son of the 7th Marquis of Townshend.
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Before the turnip became the favourite of the royals, it was regarded as a humble food.
Turnips helped avoid the yearly glut of unsold meat, and kept cattle alive and fat through winter.
Turnip seeds are rich in fatty acids and were a traditional remedy for cancer in European culture.
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 English Farming: Chapter VII
Charles, second Viscount Townshend, may be taken as a type of the reforming landlords who took the lead in farming their estates.
So zealous was Townshend's advocacy of turnips as the pivot of agricultural improvement, that he gained the nickname of "Turnip" Townshend, and supplied Pope with an example for his Horatian Illustrations, (Bk.
Even in Townshend's own county, it was not till the close of the century that the practice was at all universally adopted; still later was it before the improved methods were accepted which converted Lincolnshire from a rabbit-warren or a swamp into cornfields and pasture.
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 Townshend, Charles, 2nd Viscount Townshend (known as 'Turnip' Townshend)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
He was secretary of state under George I 1714-17, when dismissed for opposing the king's foreign policy, and 1721-30, after which he retired to his farm and did valuable work in developing crop rotation and cultivating winter feeds for cattle (hence his nickname).
Townshend did not, in fact, originate the new techniques with which his name has become associated.
Turnips, for example, were already being grown in East Anglia, England, as a fodder crop from at least the 1660s, and it is unlikely that he ever adopted the four-course turnips-barley-clover-wheat rotation.
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Henry VII took a great deal of interest in Charles indeed he is mentioned in the accounts of the coronation 'three yards of cloth of gold fort the bastard Somerset'.
In 1522 he Worcester was present at the reception of Charles V and was one of whom attested the Treaty of Windsor.
Kingston took part in the tilting at the Field of the Cloth of Gold and was at the meeting with Charles V in July.
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 Virtual Norfolk:   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
Charles Townshend (1675-1738), of Raynham, 2nd Viscount Townshend, Whig diplomat and Lord Lieutenant of Norfolk from 1701-1713 and 1714-1738.
George Townshend (1724-1807), of Raynham, 4th Viscount Townshend (1764-1807), and Marquis Townshend (1787-1807), was MP for Norfolk from 1747-1764.
Horatio Townshend (1630-1687), of Raynham, Baron Townshend of Lynn Regis (1661-87), 1st Viscount Townshend (1682-87) and Lord Lieutenant of Norfolk from 1661-1676.
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 thePeerage.com - Sir John Colshull and others
William Townshend, son of Charles Townshend, 2nd Viscount Townshend of Raynham and Elizabeth Pelham, on 29 May 1725.
He was the son of Charles Townshend, 2nd Viscount Townshend of Raynham and Elizabeth Pelham.
Charles Townshend, 3rd Viscount Townshend of Raynham+ b.
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 British Agricultural Revolution
The Dutch discovered a more effective four year rotation system introducing turnips and clover to replace the fallow year, (with clover essentially being the fallow crop).
The four field system was introduced to Britain from Holland in 1730 by Viscount Charles "Turnip" Townshend[?].
The extra crop was ideal for animal fodder[?], meaning fatter livestock at market and, consequently, a higher price.
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 AllRefer.com - Townshend, Charles Townshend, 2d Viscount (British And Irish History, Biography) - Encyclopedia
Townshend, Charles Townshend, 2d Viscount, British And Irish History, Biographies
Townshend, Charles Townshend, 2d Viscount[toun´zend] Pronunciation Key, 1674–1738, English statesman.
A leading Whig in the reign of Queen Anne, he served as a commissioner to negotiate the union (1707) with Scotland and as ambassador (1708–11) to the Netherlands.
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While many churches increased the number of their bells to five, six or even eight as a response to ringers’ enthusiasm for changeringing, a rather larger number sold off their bells to pay for expensive church repairs, leaving only a single bell to be tolled for the regular services.
Viscount Townshend, who became better known as ‘Turnip Townshend’ after his achievements in agriculture.
Metal was in short supply, and the Raynham bells would have been quickly recycled, probably by Thomas Newman, the Norwich bell-founder who was very active at that time.
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 Holkham Hall & Estate
In the 18th century, Norfolk was the cradle of the Agrarian Revolution with great landowners such as Thomas William Coke, 1st Earl of Leicester (of the second creation), known affectionately as 'Coke of Norfolk' and Charles Viscount Townshend known as 'Turnip' Townshend revolutionising all aspects of farming.
A large display of model tractors shows the evolution of this machine from the early 1900s to the present day along with models of the latest combine harvester, ploughs, drills, spreaders, cultivators, discs, etc. There is even a working model of a 20th century granary complex with pictures and explanatory material.
Charles, 2nd Viscount Townshend (1674-1738) who, with Coke, was a pioneer in agricultural development
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 Elizabeth Hoyt — Extras — Research — Lady Mary Wortley Montagu and Smallpox
At the age of twelve he succeeded to the family title and became 2 nd Viscount Townshend.
When Townshend was forced out of politics because a difference of opinion with Walpole, he retired to his estate, Raynham, in West Norfolk.
Townshend discovered—or merely popularized, there is some debate—that if crops were grown in rotation, the land could be kept in production with no loss of fertility.
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Charles the Second came to Combes, near Paris, on a visit to his mother, in November 1659, where Sir Richard and Lady Fanshawe had an interview with him, and were received most graciously, with promises of future protection.
Sir Thomas Smythe, of Bidborough, in the county of Kent, ambassador to Russia in 1604, whose male descendants became extinct on the death of Sir Stafford Sydney Smythe, Chief Baron of the Exchequer, in 1778.
Thomas, Lord Viscount Fanshawe, his eldest son, died in May 1674; he was a handsome gentleman, of an excellent understanding, and great honour and honesty.
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 Lord Townshend
Townshend, with Dorothy Walpole, sister to the popular minister, Newcastle was brought into intimate...
Townshend, and General Murray, were in readiness to pass the Ford; and to facilitate the passage, the Centurion,50, Capt....
Townshend over sinecures and emoluments feels as if it ought to be far further removed from the world...
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 Paranormal Phenomenon Hot Spots >> News
The ghost is thought to be that of Lady Dorothy Townshend, wife of Charles Townshend, 2nd Viscount of Raynham, residents of Raynham Hall in Norfolk, England in the early 1700s.
It was also rumored that Dorothy, before her marriage to Charles, had been the mistress of Lord Wharton, "whose character was so infamous, and his lady's complaisant subserviency so notorious, that no young woman could be four and twenty hours under their roof with safety to her reputation." Charles suspected Dorothy of infidelity.
And although according to legal records she died and was buried in 1726, it was suspected that the funeral was a sham and that Charles had locked his wife away in a remote corner of the house until her death many years later.
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 PETER MONAMY (1681 - 1740) 18TH CENTURY BRITISH MARINE ART DEALERS   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
Recent research by a descendant, Charles Harrison-Wallace, has shown conclusively that this is in error.
Peter Monamy was born in The Minories in the City of London, and was baptised in the church of St. Botolph's-without-Aldgate on 12th January 1681, the fourth son of Pierre Monamy and his wife Dorothy, nee Gilbert.
His promotion of the turnip (which earned his famous sobriquet) was important in leading to the improvements of Bakewell and Curwen, and he was the first to widely promote the marling of land to improve its quality and yield, and to have noted that enriching qualities of clover as a crop.
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Before Charles "Turnip" Townshend (1674-1738), 2nd Viscount of Raynham, popularised turnips as a winter livestock feed in Europe, cattle were butchered before fall because most farmers could not afford winter hay.
Leaves and root are the edible parts of turnips.
About 100 gm of turnip root contains just 30 calories, and contains Vitamin C. The leaves contain fewer calories — 23 per 100 gm, and are rich in Thiamine and Vitamin C. Turnips are also a good source of riboflavin, magnesium, carotene, manganese, folate, calcium and iron.
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 Turnip - 50+ Friends Club Cookbook -- Soups and Sandwiches -- Quick Turnip Soup   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
Turning Turnip - The UK based Web Design Specialists can support your design requirements by means of overlapping expertise in a large array of areas.
Rutabagas are a cross between cabbage and turnip.
The turnip is not a turnip at all (well,that is,for Americans!) We call them rutabagas (Swedes after the proper name: Swedish Turnip for those of the
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