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18th Century British Politicians

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  • Sir William Bromley, MP, Speaker of the Commons (1663 - 1732)
    ) Sir William Bromley (1663 – 13 February 1732) was an English Tory politician. He was Speaker of the House of Commons of Great Britain from 1710 to 1713 and Secretary of State for the Norther...
  • Philip Skippon, MP (1675 - 1716)
    Family and Education b. 12 July 1675, 2nd but o. surv. s. of Sir Philip Skippon* by his 1st w. educ. Jesus, Camb. 1692; M. Temple 1695. unm. suc. fa. 1691.1 Offices Held Biography Skippon sold off ...
  • John Dolben, MP (1662 - 1710)
    Family and Education bap. 1 July 1662, 2nd s. of John Dolben, abp. of York 1683–6, and bro. of Gilbert Dolben*. educ. Westminster 1676; I. Temple 1677, called 1684; Christ Church, Oxf. 1678; tra...
  • Sir John Anstruther of Anstruther, 1st Baronet (c.1678 - 1753)
    Biographical Summary " John Anstruther, the younger, of Anstruther and of Blie House, co. Fife, s. and h. ap. of Sir William Anstruther, of the same, sometime (1707) a Lord of Justiciary (d. 24 Jan. ...
  • William Richard Rumbold (1760 - 1786)
    Burke, Bernard, Sir. A genealogical and heraldic dictionary of the peerage and baronetage of the British Empire . London : Harrison 1869. page 965 " RUMBOLD, William Richard (1760-86). ", The History...

18th Century British Politicians

Picture Right: Henry Drummond who in 1774 entered parliament, representing Wendover, Buckinghamshire. He was a supporter of Lord North, and in 1780, at North’s suggestion, he was elected an MP for Midhurst in Sussex. He held that seat until 1790.

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William Gordon, 2nd Earl of Aberdeen

B

John Hamilton, 2nd Lord Belhaven and Stenton

John Campbell, 2nd Earl of Breadalbane and Holland

Heinrich von Brühl

Sir Thomas Burnett, 3rd Baronet

C

Archibald Campbell (British Army officer)

James Campbell of Inverneill

Adam Cockburn, Lord Ormiston

William Colepeper

Elisha Cooke,

Robert Cunninghame Graham of Gartmore

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Sir James Dalrymple, 2nd Baronet

William Dalrymple (politician)

Charles Dickson

Archibald Douglas, 1st Baron Douglas

Henry Drummond of the Grange -Hants

Robert Dundas of Arniston, the elder

George Charles Dyhern

E

Giles Earle (politician)

Alexander Montgomerie, 9th Earl of Eglinton

John Erskine of Cardross

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Mikhail Mikhailovich Golitsyn

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Charles Hope, 1st Earl of Hopetoun

Patrick Hume, 1st Earl of Marchmont

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John Mackenzie, Lord MacLeod

Henry Dundas, 1st Viscount Melville

Thomas Miller, Lord Glenlee

Thomas Muir of Huntershill

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Patrick Lyon of Auchterhouse

R

Sir John Rous

S

Increase Sumner

W

Nicolaes Witsen

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William Yonge-MP-4th Baronet