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18th Century British Politicians

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  • William Hedges, MP (1690 - 1757)
    Family and Education bap. 4 Oct. 1690, ?3rd, but 1st surv. s. of Sir Charles Hedges*. educ. Magdalen Coll. Oxf. 1705, I. Temple 1707. m. (1) 19 May 1714, Elizabeth (d. 1743), da. of Thomas Gore of Alde...
  • Sir Charles Hedges, MP (1650 - 1714)
    Family and Education bap. 30 Jan. 1650, 1st s. of Henry Hedges of Wanborough, Wilts. by Margaret, da. of Richard Pleydell of Childrey, Berks. educ. Magdalen Hall, Oxf. 1667, BA 1670, MA 1673, DCL 1675;...
  • George Vansittart (1745 - 1825)
    Wikipedia contributors. " George Vansittart ." Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia. " VANSITTART, George (1745-1825), of Bisham Abbey, Berks. ", The History of Parliament: the House of Commons 1754-1790...
  • Col Arthur Vansittart (1725 - 1806)
    " VANSITTART, Arthur (?1727-1804), of Shottesbrook, Berks. ", The History of Parliament: the House of Commons 1754-1790, ed. L. Namier, J. Brooke., 1964
  • George Mason Villiers, 2nd Earl Grandison (1751 - 1800)
    Wikipedia contributors. " George Mason-Villiers, 2nd Earl Grandison ." Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia.

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.


William Gordon, 2nd Earl of Aberdeen


John Hamilton, 2nd Lord Belhaven and Stenton

John Campbell, 2nd Earl of Breadalbane and Holland

Heinrich von Brühl

Sir Thomas Burnett, 3rd Baronet


Archibald Campbell (British Army officer)

James Campbell of Inverneill

Adam Cockburn, Lord Ormiston

William Colepeper

Elisha Cooke,

Robert Cunninghame Graham of Gartmore


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


Giles Earle (politician)

Alexander Montgomerie, 9th Earl of Eglinton

John Erskine of Cardross


Mikhail Mikhailovich Golitsyn


Charles Hope, 1st Earl of Hopetoun

Patrick Hume, 1st Earl of Marchmont


John Mackenzie, Lord MacLeod

Henry Dundas, 1st Viscount Melville

Thomas Miller, Lord Glenlee

Thomas Muir of Huntershill


Patrick Lyon of Auchterhouse


Sir John Rous


Increase Sumner


Nicolaes Witsen



William Yonge-MP-4th Baronet