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18th Century British Politicians

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  • Hon Sewallis Shirley, MP (1709 - 1765)
    Family and Education b. 19 Oct. 1709, 14th s. of Robert Shirley, 1st Earl Ferrers, being 4th s. by his 2nd w.; bro. of Hon. Robert Shirley. m. 25 May 1751, Margaret, suo jure Baroness Clinton, da. and ...
  • Sir Thomas Whitmore (c.1710 - 1773)
    2nd son styled "of Apley " K.B. ( Knight of the Bath ?) of Apley (May 28, 1744 - April 15, 1773) links FamilySearch AFN: 11DC-X74 Burke, Bernard, Sir. A genealogical and heraldic histor...
  • William Plumer, MP (1687 - 1767)
    " PLUMER, William (1687-1767), of Blakesware, Herts. ", The History of Parliament: the House of Commons 1754-1790, ed. L. Namier, J. Brooke., 1964
  • William Spicer, MP (c.1735 - 1788)
    Family and Education b. ?1735, 1st s. of Edward Spicer of Exeter by his w. Katherine. m. c.1763, Elizabeth, da. of Francis Parker of Blagdon, Devon, wid. of Thomas Vowler Baring of Larkbeer, bro. of Fr...
  • Thomas Fownes-Luttrell, MP (1763 - 1811)
    Family and Education b. 10 Feb. 1763, 5th surv. s. of Henry Fownes Luttrell† of Dunster Castle, and bro. of John Fownes Luttrell I*. educ. Blundell’s sch. 1772-5. m. Oct. 1807, Catherine, da. of John C...

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.

It would be most helpful if when adding a profile you could please add it also to the alphabetical list below and the umbrella project British Politicians


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

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