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17th Century British Politicians

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  • Sir Christopher Wyvill, 3rd Baronet (1614 - 1681)
    Sir Christopher Wyvill, 3rd Baronet (1614 – 8 February 1681) was an English politician who sat in the House of Commons in 1659 and 1660. Family and Education bap. 6 Dec. 1614, 1st s. of Sir Marmadu...
  • Matthew Aylmer, 1st Baron Aylmer (c.1650 - 1720)
    Matthew Aylmer, 1st Baron Aylmer (ca. 1650 – 18 August 1720) was an Irish Admiral of the Royal Navy. Lord Aylmer, Admiral and Commander-in-Chief, was the second son of Sir Christopher Aylmer of B...
  • Sir James Johnson, MP (c.1615 - aft.1688)
    Member of Parliament for Great Yarmouth, 1681. From : " Family and Education bap. 16 July 1615, 2nd s. of Thomas Johnson† (d.1661) of Yarmouth by Margaret, da. of Thomas Thompson of Yarmouth. m. ...
  • Thomas Johnson, MP (1586 - 1660)
    Member of Parliament for Great Yarmouth in 1626. Thomas Johnson was a successful merchant. He had two sons, Thomas and James, who served as Yarmouth MP in 1680. For more information on Thomas Johns...
  • Robert Harley, 1st Earl of Oxford and Earl Mortimer (1661 - 1724)
    Robert Harley, 1st Earl of Oxford and Earl Mortimer , KG PC FRS (5 December 1661 – 21 May 1724) was an English and later British statesman of the late Stuart and early Georgian periods. He began his ...

17th Century British Politicians

Pictured right is Sir Robert Southwell (31 December 1635 – 11 September 1702) Secretary of State for Ireland and President of the Royal Society from 1690.

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  • A

Col Sir Mathew Appleyard MP

Mathew Appleyard MP

Anthony Ashley-Cooper 3rd Earl of Shaftesbury

Sir Edward Ayscough MP

  • B

Mathew Babbington MP

Charles Baldwyn

Sir Samuel Baldwyn MP

Richard Beaumont

Sir Robert Bindlosse MP 1st Baronet

George Booth

William Booth

Sir Valentine Browne MP

Sir James Bunce MP

John Button MP

John Button MP

  • C

Sir Charles Carteret MP

Sir Ralph Cole MP 2nd Baronet

Lt Col Sir Thomas Conway MP

Sir Andrew Corbet of Moreton,Corbet, Salop MP

William Coward

Col Sir John Crosland MP

  • D

Sir John Denham FRS KB MP

  • E

Sir Thomas Erle, MP

Sir Giles Estcourt MP 1st Baronet of Long Newton'

Sir Thomas Estcourt Kt MP

Sir Thomas Estcourt MP(c.1645 - 1702)

  • F

William Forster

Somerset Fox

Sir Edward Foxe Kt MP

Sir Thomas Frankland 2nd Baronet MP

  • G

Sir George Gifford MP

  • H

Sir Percival Hart MP

Sir Robert Heath MP Lord Cheif Justice

Sir Charles Hedges MP

Thomas Heneage

Hopkins MP

Sir Richard Hopkins MP

Samson Hopkins MP

  • I
  • J

William Jesson MP(c.1617 - 1661)

William Jesson MP (1580 – 1651)

  • K

William Knollys

  • L

John Legard MP

Sir Francis Leigh KB MP

Sir Henry Liddell MP 3rd Baronet'

Sir Thomas Liddell MP 1st Bt of Ravensworth Castle

Sir William Lowther MP 1st Baronet of Marske

  • M

John Milner

Giles Morgan

General Thomas Mytton MP

  • N

Sir Henry Neville MP

Simon Norton MP

  • 0

Sir Roger Owen

  • P

Col Roger Pope MP

Thomas Preston

  • Q
  • R
  • S

Edwin Skrymsher

Sir Anthony St John MP

Sir Henry St John MP

Oliver St John (b. - 1688)

Oliver St John MP(1603 - 1642)

Paulet St John

Sir Rowland St John KB MP

  • T
  • U
  • V

Sir Thomas Vernon MP

  • W

William Webbe

John Weston

Sir Richard Weston MP

John Whitson MP

  • X
  • Z