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Charles Wyndham, Earl of Egremont, served as a representative in Parliament on behalf of three different localites: Bridgewater (1735-1741), Appleby (1742-1747) and Taunton (1747-1750). In 1761, he succeeded William Pitt as Secretary of State for the Southern Department. He served as chancellor of William & Mary from 1762 until his death in 1763.

Preceded by

College of William & Mary Chancellor

Succeeded by

Thomas Hayter 1762

Charles Wyndham 1762-1763

Philip Yorke 1764



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