(or Blathwayte) (1649? – August 1717) was a civil servant and politician who established the War Office as a department of the British Government and played an important part in administering the Thirteen Colonies of North America.
[This is Bath] - The mansion was designed by Talman for William Blathwayt, secretary at war during the reign of William III. Here you can also see the Victorian domestic quarters giving an insight into life below stairs. Dyrham Park, Dyrham, near Bath, SN14 8ER T: 0117