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18th Century British Politicians

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  • Sir John Ward, MP, Lord Mayor of London (c.1650 - 1726)
    Family and Education b. c.1650, 2nd s. of John Ward of Tanshelf, Yorks. by Elizabeth, da. of Thomas Vincent of Barnbrough, Yorks. m. 17 Apr. 1684, Mary (d. 1726), da. of Sir William Bucknall† of...
  • Ellerker Bradshaw, of Risby, MP (1680 - 1742)
    In 1719, at Somerset House, London Rebecca Northey married Ellerker Bradshaw (sometimes recorded as Thomas Bradshaw) of Risby, near, Beverley, Yorkshire and MP for Beverley. He was born in 1680 and was...
  • Paul Burrard, MP (1678 - 1735)
    Family and Education b. 29 May 1678, 1st s. of Paul Burrard I*. m. 17 Oct. 1704, Lucy (d. 1750), da. and coh. of Sir William Dutton Colt, envoy to the courts of Hanover, Dresden, Celle and Brunswick, 4...
  • George Evans, 1st Baron Carbery (c.1680 - 1749)
    EVANS, George, 1st Baron Carbery (I) (c.1680-1749), of Caharas, co. Limerick, and Laxton, Northants. Family and Education b. c.1680, 1st s. of George Evans, P.C. [I], M.P. [I], of Bulgaden Hall, co...
  • Robert Henley, 2nd Earl of Northington (1747 - 1786)
    Wikipedia Biographical Summary Robert Henley, 2nd Earl of Northington (3 January 1747 – 5 July 1786) was a British politician. He was elected a Member of Parliament (MP) for Hampshire on 30 ...

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

H

Charles Hope, 1st Earl of Hopetoun

Patrick Hume, 1st Earl of Marchmont

M

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