John Eden (1677 - 1728) MP

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Birthplace: West Auckland, County Durham, UK
Death: Died
Managed by: Margaret Eden
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About John Eden

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Family and Education b. c.1678, 1st s. of Sir Robert Eden, 1st Bt., M.P. of West Auckland by Margaret, da. and h. of John Lambton of Durham. educ. Queen’s, Oxf. 1695. m. 31 Jan. 1715, Catherine, da. of Mark Shafto of Whitworth, co. Dur., sis. of Robert and John Shafto, 1s. suc. fa. as 2nd Bt. May 1720.

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Biography Eden and his father represented Durham county from 1702 to 1727. Succeeding his father as a Tory in 1713, he voted against the Government in every recorded division of the 1715 Parliament. His name was sent to the Pretender in 1721 as a probable supporter in the event of a rising.1 He owed his re-election in 1722 to a split among the Whigs,2 who sank their differences in 1727, when he either withdrew or did not stand. He died 2 May 1728.

Ref Volumes: 1715-1754 Author: Romney R. Sedgwick Notes 1. Stuart mss 65/16. 2. E. Hughes, N. Country Life in 18th Cent. 280 n. 1

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Sir John Eden, 2nd Baronet's Timeline

1677
1677
West Auckland, County Durham, UK
1715
1715
Age 38
1715
Age 38
County Durham, England, United Kingdom
1728
May 2, 1728
Age 51