William Pulteney, 1st Earl of Bath

English politician (1684-1764)

William Pulteney, 1st Earl of Bath (16847 July, 1764) was an English politician, created Earl of Bath in 1742 by King George II.

William Pulteney, 1st Earl of Bath

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  • The army causes taxes, the taxes cause discontents, & the discontents are alleged to make an army necessary. Thus you go in a circle.
    • Cited in John Brewer, The Sinews of Power 8-10 (1988)

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