Dudley Long North
Dudley Long North (14 March 1748 – 21 February 1829) was an English Whig politician.
Baptised Dudley Long at Saxmundham, Suffolk, he was the younger of two sons of Charles Long (1705–1778), ...
James Townsend (Lord Mayor of London)
James Townsend (1737–1787) was an English Whig politician, Lord Mayor of London in 1772. Initially a strong supporter of John Wilkes, he later became a determined opponent.
He was the son of Chaun...
Ralph Verney, 2nd Earl Verney
Ralph Verney, 2nd Earl Verney PC, FRS (1 February 1714 – 31 March 1791), styled Viscount Fermanagh between 1743 and 1752, was a British politician.
A member of the Verney family, Lord Verney was t...
William Vane, 1st Duke of Cleveland
William Harry Vane, 1st Duke of Cleveland KG (27 July 1766 – 29 January 1842), styled Viscount Barnard until 1792 and known as The Earl of Darlington between 1792 and 1827 and as The Marquess of Cleve...
Sir George Oxenden, 5th Baronet
Sir George Oxenden, 5th Baronet (26 October 1694 - 20 January 1775) was an English Whig politician who sat in the House of Commons from 1720 to 1754.Oxenden was the son of George Oxenden LLD master o...
Charles Ambler (barrister)
Charles Ambler (1721–28 February 1794) was an English barrister and politician, the second son of Humphry Ambler (~1681–1745) barrister of Stubbings Park Maidenhead and Bream's Buildings Chancery Lane...
John Dunning, 1st Baron Ashburton
John Dunning, 1st Baron Ashburton (18 October 1731 – 18 August 1783) was an English lawyer and politician. He was first noticed in English politics when he wrote a notice in 1762 defending the British...
Chauncy Townsend
Chauncy Townsend (23 February 1708 – 28 March 1770) was a businessman and a Member of Parliament (MP) in the British Parliament.He started his business career as a London linen draper, before becoming...
John Willett Payne
John Willett Payne (23 April 1752 – 17 November 1803) was an officer of the Royal Navy who also served as a close friend, advisor and courtier to Prince George before and during his first regenc...
William Guidott
William Guidott (1671–1743) was a Member of the Parliament of Great Britain for Andover for seven parliaments between 1708 and 1727.He lived at Preston Candover near Basingstoke and Andover and marrie...
Richard FitzWilliam, 5th Viscount FitzWilliam
Richard FitzWilliam, 5th Viscount FitzWilliam PC (c. 1677 – 6 June 1743) was an Irish nobleman and politician. He was the only son of Thomas FitzWilliam, 4th Viscount FitzWilliam and his first...
William Pulteney, Viscount Pulteney
William Pulteney, Viscount Pulteney (9 January 1731 – 12 February 1763) was a British Whig politician and soldier.He was the only son of William Pulteney, 1st Earl of Bath and his wife Anna Maria Guml...
Vere Beauclerk, 1st Baron Vere
Admiral Vere Beauclerk, 1st Baron Vere (14 July 1699 – 21 October 1781), known as Lord Vere Beauclerk until 1750, was a British peer and politician, a son of the 1st Duke of St Albans and a gran...
Edward Harley (1664–1735)
Edward Harley (7 June 1664 – 30 August 1735), of Eywood, Titley, Herefordshire, Auditor of the Imprests was the second son of Edward Harley and younger brother of Robert Harley, 1st Earl of Oxford and...
Charles Rainsford
General Charles Rainsford (3 February 1728 – 24 May 1809) was a British Army officer.
He was the second son of alderman Francis Rainsford (died 1770) and his wife, Isabella and received his first ...
Thomas Best (MP)
Thomas Best (ca. 1713 – 26 March 1795) was an English Tory politician who sat in the House of Commons in two periods between 1741 and 1768.Best was the son of Mawdistly Best and his wife Elizabeth Fea...
Richard Bingham, 2nd Earl of Lucan
Richard Bingham, 2nd Earl of Lucan (4 December 1764 – 30 June 1839), styled The Honourable from 1776 to 1795 and subsequently Lord Bingham until 1799, was an Irish peer and Tory politician.
He was...
Richard Milles
Richard Milles (c. 1735 - 14 September 1820) was an English landowner, horticulturalist and Tory politician who sat in the House of Commons from 1761 to 1780.Milles was the son of Christopher Milles o...
George Clarke
George Clarke (1661–1736), the son of Sir William Clarke, enrolled at Brasenose College, Oxford in 1676. He was elected a Fellow of All Souls College, Oxford in 1680. He became Judge Advocate ...
John Perceval, 2nd Earl of Egmont
John Perceval, 2nd Earl of Egmont PC, FRS (25 February 1711 – 4 December 1770) was a British politician, political pamphleteer, and genealogist. He is noted for holding the office of First Lord of the...
Thomas Villiers, 2nd Earl of Clarendon
Thomas Villiers, 2nd Earl of Clarendon (25 December 1753 – 7 March 1824), known as Lord Hyde from 1776 to 1786, was a British peer and Tory Member of Parliament.Clarendon was the eldest son of Thomas ...
Thomas Griffin (Royal Navy officer)
Admiral Thomas Griffin (ca. 1692 - 23 December 1771) was a Royal Navy officer who became Commander-in-Chief of the East Indies Station.
Griffin joined the Royal Navy in 1718 as third lieutenant of...
Lord Hugh Seymour
Vice-Admiral Lord Hugh Seymour (29 April 1759 – 11 September 1801) was a senior British Royal Navy officer of the late 18th century who was the fifth son of Francis Seymour-Conway, 1st Marquess of Her...
Thomas Foley, 2nd Baron Foley (1742–1793)
Thomas Foley, 2nd Baron Foley (24 June 1742 – 2 July 1793) was a British peer and politician. He was the eldest son of the first baron, another Thomas Foley. He represented Herefordshire from 1767 to ...
Sir John Barrington, 9th Baronet
Sir John Barrington, 9th Baronet (8 December 1752 – 5 August 1818) was a British politician and baronet.Born at Red Lion Street in London and baptised at St Andrew, Holborn, he was the first son of Si...
Great Britain in the Seven Years' War
Great Britain was one of the major participants in the Seven Years' War which lasted between 1756 and 1763. Britain emerged from the war as the world's leading colonial power, having gained a number o...