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Strafford

[straf-erd] /ˈstræf ərd/
noun
1.
1st Earl of (Thomas Wentworth) 1593–1641, English statesman: chief adviser of Charles I of England.
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Strafford

/ˈstræfəd/
noun
1.
Thomas Wentworth, Earl of. 1593–1641, English statesman. As lord deputy of Ireland (1632–39) and a chief adviser to Charles I, he was a leading proponent of the king's absolutist rule. He was impeached by Parliament and executed
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