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18th Century British Politicians

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  • 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...
  • Sir Thomas Rumbold, 1st Baronet (1736 - 1791)
    Wikipedia contributors. " Sir Thomas Rumbold, 1st Baronet ." Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia. Burke, Bernard, Sir. A genealogical and heraldic dictionary of the peerage and baronetage of the British...

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