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Encyclopedia > Duke of Portland

The Duke of Portland is a peerage title created in 1716 for Henry Bentinck, who was already Earl of Portland. The Dukedom of Portland became extinct on the 9th Duke's death, though the 9th Duke's distant cousin succeeded him as Earl of Portland. The ducal seat was Welbeck Abbey, Nottinghamshire. The Duke of Portland owns the village of Pegswood in Northumberland For other uses, see Peerage (disambiguation). ... // Events August 5 - In the Battle of Peterwardein 40. ... Henry Bentinck, 1st Duke of Portland (17 March 1682–4 July 1726), known as Viscount Woodstock from 1689 until 1709, was a British politician and colonial statesman. ... The title of Earl of Portland has been created twice in the Peerage of England, most recently for Hans Willem Bentinck, the favorite of King William III in 1689. ... // Welbeck Abbey, head abbey of the Premonstratensian order in England, and principal residence of the Dukes of Portland. ... Pegswood is a village in Northumberland, England. ... Northumberland is a county in northern England. ...


Portland, Victoria is named after the Duke of Portland. The city of Portland ( ) is the oldest European settlement in what is now the state of Victoria, Australia. ...


Portland House is a house at Welbeck College named in honour of all the Dukes of Portland. Welbeck College, now officially known as Welbeck Defence Sixth Form College, established on the grounds of the Welbeck Abbey Estate, of the family of Portland. ...


The Dukedom has also featured various Dowager Duchesses of Portland, most notably Margaret Bentinck. The Duchess of Portland Margaret Cavendish Bentinck, Duchess of Portland (Welbeck Abbey, 11 February 1715 – 17 July 1785, Bulstrode Park, Buckinghamshire), styled Lady Margaret Harley before 1734, Duchess of Portland from 1734 to her husbands death in 1761, and Dowager Duchess of Portland from 1761 until her own death...


Dukes of Portland (1716)

Henry Bentinck, 1st Duke of Portland (17 March 1682–4 July 1726), known as Viscount Woodstock from 1689 until 1709, was a British politician and colonial statesman. ... Events March 11 – Chelsea hospital for soldiers is founded in England May 6 - Louis XIV of France moves his court to Versailles. ... Events George Friderich Handel becomes a British subject. ... Descendants of William Bentinck & Margaret Cavendsish-Harley These records do include data that have been copied from other pages of Wilkipedia, added to which include 7 ancestral generations back from:- Queen Elizabeth II of England, on her mothers side. ... // Events March 23 - James Francis Edward Stuart lands at the Firth of Forth July 1 - Tewoflos becomes Emperor of Ethiopia September 28 - Peter the Great defeats the Swedes at the Battle of Lesnaya Kandahar conquered by Mir Wais In Masuria one third of the population die during the plague J... 1762 was a common year starting on Friday (see link for calendar). ... William Henry Cavendish Cavendish-Bentinck, 3rd Duke of Portland, (April 14, 1738 - October 30, 1809) was a British statesman and Prime Minister. ... Events February 4 - Court Jew Joseph Suss Oppenheimer is executed in Württenberg April 15 - Premiere in London of Serse, an Italian opera by George Frideric Handel. ... Year 1809 (MDCCCIX) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will display the full calendar). ... William Henry Cavendish Cavendish-Scott-Bentinck, 4th Duke of Portland (6 June 1768–27 March 1854). ... 1768 was a leap year starting on Friday (see link for calendar). ... 1854 (MDCCCLIV) was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ... William John Cavendish Bentinck-Scott, 5th Duke of Portland (1800-1879) was a British aristocratic eccentric who preferred to live in seclusion. ... // ON MAY 5 1853 MR.FADER HAD SEX WITH A MAN NAME MR WIEN THEN THEY HAD SON NAMEDMRS COTURE AND MR MANOOGIAN WENT INTO MRS HASKELLS OFFICE NAKED AND DANCED AROUND AND MASTERBATED ON HER CHEST AND SHE LICKED IT OFF THEN THEY HAD ORAL SEEX WITH NAPLOEAN OF... 1879 (MDCCCLXXIX) was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... The Most Noble William John Arthur Charles James Cavendish-Bentinck, 6th Duke of Portland KG PC (December 28, 1857–April 26, 1943) was the son of Lt. ... 1857 was a common year starting on Thursday (see link for calendar). ... 1943 (MCMXLIII) was a common year starting on Friday (the link is to a full 1943 calendar). ... William Arthur Henry Cavendish-Bentinck, 7th Duke of Portland (1893-1977) was the 2nd Chancellor of the University of Nottingham. ... Year 1893 (MDCCCXCIII) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Tuesday of the 12-day slower Julian calendar). ... For the album by Ash, see 1977 (album). ... Ferdinand William Cavendish-Bentinck, 8th Duke of Portland (4 July 1889 – 13 December 1980) was a British peer. ... Year 1888 (MDCCCLXXXVIII) was a leap year starting on Sunday (click on link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a leap year starting on Tuesday of the 12-day slower Julian calendar). ... 1980 (MCMLXXX) was a leap year starting on Tuesday. ... Victor Frederick William Cavendish-Bentinck, 9th Duke of Portland (1897 - 1990), the younger brother of Ferdinand William Cavendish-Bentinck, 8th Duke of Portland, was a British Diplomat and held the post of Ambassador to Poland. ... 1897 (MDCCCXCVII) was a common year starting on Friday (see link for calendar). ... MCMXC redirects here; for the Enigma album, see MCMXC a. ...

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William Henry Cavendish Bentinck, 3rd Duke of Portland (1738 -- 1809) (1154 words)
Portland entered the House of Commons as MP for Weobley, Hertfordshire in 1761 but succeeded to the peerage on the death of his father the following year and was elevated to the House of Lords.
Portland began to distance himself from the Foxite Whigs and was urged to join the government, led by Pitt the Younger.
Portland refused to acknowledge the policy and recalled the Earl in January 1795; one major result was the Irish Rising of 1798 because the Irish felt betrayed by Portland.
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