Philip Dormer Stanhope


[stan-hohp, stan-uhp]
James, 1st Earl Stanhope, 1673–1721, British soldier and statesman: prime minister 1717–18.
Philip Dormer [dawr-mer] , Chesterfield, 4th Earl of. Unabridged
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stanhope (ˈstænəp)
a light one-seater carriage with two or four wheels
[C18: named after Fitzroy Stanhope (1787--1864), English clergyman for whom it was first built]

Stanhope (ˈstænəp)
1.  Charles, 3rd Earl. 1753--1816, British radical politician and scientist. His inventions included two calculating machines, a microscope lens, and a stereotyping machine
2.  his grandfather, James, 1st Earl. 1673--1721, British soldier and statesman; George I's chief minister (1717--21). He fought under Marlborough in the War of the Spanish Succession (1701--14) and negotiated the Triple Alliance with France and Holland (1717)

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