A Short Biographical Dictionary of English Literature/Williams, Sir Charles Hanbury
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Williams, Sir Charles Hanbury
Williams, Sir Charles Hanbury (1708-1759). -- Diplomatist and satirist, s. of John Hanbury, a Welsh ironmaster, assumed the name of Williams on succeeding to an estate, enteredpage 409 Parliament as a supporter of Walpole, held many diplomatic posts, and was a brilliant wit with a great contemporary reputation for lively and biting satires and lampoons.