Thomas Wentworth ( Londres, 13 de abril de 1593 – Londres, 12 de maio de 1641 ), primeiro conde de Strafford, estadista inglês. Administrou por oito anos a Irlanda e foi responsável pela sua pacificação durante a guerra civil inglesa .
A biography of Thomas Wentworth, an English statesman and a major figure in the period leading up to the English Civil War. He served in Parliament and was a supporter of King Charles I, but was executed by Parliament for treason in 1641. Learn about his early life, political career, family, and legacy.
Thomas Wentworth, 1st earl of Strafford, leading adviser of England’s King Charles I. His attempt to consolidate the sovereign power of the king led to his impeachment and execution by Parliament. Wentworth was the eldest surviving son of Sir William Wentworth, a Yorkshire landowner.
Thomas Wentworth (Londres, 13 de abril de 1593 – Londres, 12 de maio de 1641), primeiro conde de Strafford, estadista inglês.
Thomas Wentworth, 1st earl of Strafford, (born April 13, 1593, London, Eng.—died May 12, 1641, London), English politician and leading adviser to Charles I. Although an outspoken member of the opposition, he switched his support to the crown when offered a barony in 1628.
Portraits of all four were in the Lumley Collection.  Portrait of a Lady of the Wentworth Family (Probably Jane Cheyne), 1563 by Hans Eworth. Around 1520 Wentworth married Margaret Fortescue, the eldest daughter of Sir Adrian Fortescue.