1st Earl of Chatham

 1st Earl of Chatham

Pitt, William, 1st earl of Chatham known as Pitt the Elder. In 1735 Pitt launched his belligerent political career by insulting King George II over his.
The elder William Pitt, later the first Earl of Chatham, was the driving force behind the British victory in the Seven Years War, known as the French and Indian War.
William Pitt 'The Elder', 1st Earl of Chatham Whig 1766 to William Pitt 'The Elder', 1st Earl of Chatham. Born. 15 November Westminster, London. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. British and Irish History: Biographies. The Earl of Bute Earl of Chatham. This opposition was embarrassing to the Crown and touched off lasting 21 Nights Tour between Pitt and George II. However the French naval defeats at Lagos and Quiberon Bay forced Choiseul to abandon the invasion plans.  1st Earl of Chatham
William Pitt, 1st Earl of Chatham - American Stamp Act 1765 Speech (1766)