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Rockingham and supporters
Rockingham was allied to the Duke of Newcastle and his supporters, whilst the new King had a favourite in Lord Bute.
Rockingham believed that Bute and his supporters wanted to take " the whole Administration & Government of this country into their hands " and wanted Newcastle to resign now before he would be inevitably disposed of.
Over the next several years, Rockingham gradually became the leader of those of Newcastle's supporters who were unwilling to reconcile themselves to the premierships of Bute and his successor, George Grenville.
On 7 July 150 supporters of Rockingham met at Fitzwilliam's house and decided to withdraw support for Lord Shelburne's administration.
Associated with the aristocratic Whig party of Lord Rockingham, Portland served as Lord Chamberlain of the Household in Rockingham's first Government ( 1765 – 1766 ) and then as Lord Lieutenant of Ireland in Rockingham's second ministry ( April – August 1782 ); he resigned from Lord Shelburne's ministry along with other supporters of Charles James Fox following Rockingham's death.
Fitzwilliam was one of the leading supporters of the Fox-North coalition government, being offered the Lord Lieutenancy of Ireland and a revived Marquessate of Rockingham by the Duke of Portland.

Rockingham and governor
However, George Rockingham Gilmer, the governor of Georgia, persuaded the federal government to withdraw Worcester's appointment as postmaster in order to make him subject to arrest.
He was governor of Rockingham Castle and steward of Rockingham Forest.
* Alan la Zouche, 1st Baron la Zouche of Ashby ( 1267 – 1314 ), governor of Rockingham Castle and steward of Rockingham Forest, England
Alan was governor of Rockingham Castle and steward of Rockingham Forest, England.

Rockingham and on
Earnhardt's team was re-christened as the No. 29 team, with the same sponsor but with a new look ( a reversed color scheme-white with black numerals and a black stripe on the bottom ) for the following races at Rockingham and Las Vegas.
Fans began honoring Earnhardt by holding three fingers aloft on the third lap of every NASCAR Cup race, and the television coverage of NASCAR on Fox and NASCAR on NBC went silent for each third lap from Rockingham to the following year's race there in honor of Earnhardt For the first three weeks after Earnhardt's death, on-track incidents brought out the caution flag on lap three.
Park won the very next NASCAR Winston Cup race: The Dura Lube 400 at North Carolina Speedway in Rockingham, NC held on February 26, 2001.
Rockingham assumed the Premiership " on the distinct understanding that measures were to be changed as well as men ; and that the measures for which the new ministry required the royal consent were the measures which they, while in opposition, had advocated.
Settlement of the county began in 1727, when Adam Miller ( Mueller ) staked out a claim on the south fork of the Shenandoah River, near the line that now divides Rockingham County from Page County.
Rockingham is bi-sected by another geographic formation, Massanutten Mountain stretching from just east of Harrisonburg, VA to a few miles southwest of Front Royal, VA in Warren County, VA. Massanutten Mountain splits the central Shenandoah Valley as the German River and the North Fork of the Shenandoah River flow on its western side and the South Fork flows on the eastern.
Rockingham is working on developing a 10-mile " Blue Trail " for paddling and canoeing along Hitchcock Creek and a four-mile stretch of the Pee Dee River, with camping allowed at the final portage point-Diggs Tract.
It was created on December 3, 1832 and was named for George Rockingham Gilmer.
Rockingham is a small mining village along Dark Shade Creek on State Route 160.
The village is located on the site of the old Rockingham Iron Furnace, erected in 1841.
Concord was chartered on September 15, 1780 to Reuben Jones and others from Rockingham, Vermont.
Located on Rockingham Street, the Miller-Kite House was the headquarters of General Stonewall Jackson at the start of the Shenandoah Valley Campaign during the Civil War.
It is located on the northeast portion of Rockingham County, Virginia.
Cumberland's final years were lived out during the first years of the reign of his nephew, George III, who acceded to the throne on the death of William's father on 25 October 1760: Cumberland became a very influential advisor to the King and was instrumental in establishing the First Rockingham Ministry.
But Rockingham, after finally acknowledging the independence of the former Thirteen Colonies, died unexpectedly on 1 July.
Arms of Watson, Earl of Rockingham: Argent, on a chevron azure between three martlets sable as many crescents or.
Grenville was replaced as Prime Minister on July 10, 1765, by Lord Rockingham, the first lord of the treasury.
When Parliament reconvened on January 14, 1766, the Rockingham ministry formally proposed repeal.
Rockingham did this without parental consent and Cumberland wrote to Rockingham's father, saying that his " zeal on this occasion shows the same principles fix't that you yourself have given such strong proofs of ".

Rockingham and from
Perth's metropolitan area is formally divided into a number of local government areas, which themselves consist of a large number of suburbs, extending from Two Rocks in the north to Rockingham in the south, and east inland to The Lakes.
It was created by the Virginia General Assembly in 1788 from parts of Augusta, Hardy, and Rockingham Counties and was named for Edmund Pendleton ( 1721 – 1803 ), a distinguished Virginia statesman and jurist.
Pendleton County was created by the Virginia General Assembly in 1788 from parts of Augusta, Hardy, and Rockingham Counties and was named for Edmund Pendleton, a distinguished Virginia statesman and jurist.
View of Rockingham County from Massanutten Mountain ( looking west )
Rockingham County was established in 1778 from Augusta County.
Harrisonburg was incorporated as a city in 1916 and separated from Rockingham County ( all cities in Virginia are independent cities ), but it remains the county seat.
Page County was formed in 1831 from Shenandoah and Rockingham counties.
It was named for Charles Watson-Wentworth, 2nd Marquess of Rockingham, British Prime Minister from 1765 to 1766 and again in 1782.
The area that today is Rockingham County was first settled by Europeans moving north from the Plymouth Colony in Massachusetts as early as 1623.
It was formed by removing towns from northern Hillsborough and Rockingham counties.
The island is close to the northern tip of Hinchinbrook Island off the coast from Cardwell in Rockingham Bay and is part of the Great Barrier Reef World Heritage Area.
The town and surrounding countryside was populated heavily by settlers from eastern Stokes and neighboring western Rockingham counties in North Carolina, who arrived largely between 1815 and 1833.
In the early 19th century, a large migration from Rockingham, North Carolina, brought the Adams, Allen, Barnes, Cyrus, Fields, Glenn, Irion, Johnson, Peay, Scales, Taylor, Vernon, Wisener and other families to the area.
He drifted from his rather unideological family-orientated politics into the orbit of the Rockingham Whig party.
Forests were typically tied to castles, both to assist with the enforcement of the law and to store the goods being extracted from the local economy: Peveril Castle was linked to the Peak Forest and the local lead mining there ; St Briavels was tied to the Forest of Dean ; and Knaresborough, Rockingham and Pickering to their eponymous forests respectively.
This was an area where the prolific Barnsley seam was within of the surface and the area between the house and the Rockingham Mausoleum became the largest open cast mining site in Britain at that time: 132, 000 tons of coal were removed solely from the gardens.
The Welland passes to the north of Corby near Rockingham, and then to the south of Caldecott, where it becomes the county border between Northamptonshire and Rutland, and the Eye Brook joins from the north.
St-Calais managed the king's case against Anselm at Rockingham in 1095, when Anselm wished to go to receive his pallium from Pope Urban II.
Between January 17 and 27, Rockingham shifted the attention from constitutional arguments to economic by presenting petitions from all over the country complaining of the economic repercussions felt throughout the country.

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