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George Augustus Selwyn MP
(1719 - 1791)
George Augustus Selwyn (politician
Selwyn was a politician, wit and gambler, known widely for his interest in devil worship and coffins, corpses and executions. Expelled from Oxford for ‘an irreveren...
Benjamin Franklin, Signer of the "Declaration of Independence" MP
(1706 - 1790)
A Patriot of the American Revolution for Pennsylvania. DAR Ancestor #: A041702
Of all the accomplishment of Ben Franklin you must take into account, his opening remark in his autobiography: "I Benj...
Sir Francis Dashwood, MP, 2nd Bt, 15th Baron le Despencer MP
(1708 - 1781)
"The Right Honourable", "The Lord le Despencer", "11th Baron le Despencer", "Chancellor"
Family and Education b. Dec. 1708, 1st s. of Sir Francis Dashwood, 1st Bt., M.P., of West Wycombe by his 2nd w. Lady Mary Fane, da. of Vere, 4th Earl of Westmorland and 7th Lord le Despenser; gd.-s. of...