Lieutenant-GeneralCharles Powlett (sometimes spelled Paulet), 3rd Duke of BoltonKGPC (3 September 1685 – 26 August 1754) was a British nobleman and politician.
Paulet was the eldest son of Charles Paulet, 2nd Duke of Bolton and Frances Ramsden, born in 1685 at Chawton. From 1685 until 1699 he was styled Earl of Wiltshire, and from 1699 until his accession, Marquess of Winchester.
On 21 July 1713, he married Lady Anne Vaughan, a daughter of the 3rd Earl of Carbery. The marriage was not a happy one, and there were no children. In 1728, he began a long-standing affair with the English actress, Lavinia Fenton. Lady Anne died in 1751 and the Duke married Lavinia Fenton on 20 October 1751 at Aachen. She had already born him three illegitimate sons: Charles, Percy, and Horatio Armand Powlett.