William Wilshere
William Wilshere (1806 – 10 November 1867) was a British Whig politician who sat in the House of Commons from 1837 to 1847.He was a landed proprietor and banker of Hertford. He was elected Memb...
Robert Monckton (1659-1722)
Robert Monckton (c. 1659–1722) was an English revolutionary, a Whig Member of Parliament for two constituencies and a Yorkshire landowner. He was also notable for his involvement in a number of except...
William Grant (British politician)
Sir William Grant (13 October 1752 – 23 May 1832) was a British lawyer, Member of Parliament from 1790–1812 and Master of the Rolls from 1801–1817.He was born at Elchies, Moray, Scotland. His father, ...
James St Clair
General The Hon. James St Clair (1688 – 30 November 1762), was a Scottish soldier and Whig politician.
St Clair was the second son of Henry St Clair, 10th Lord Sinclair and his wife Grizel C...
William Taylor Copeland
William Taylor Copeland, MP, Alderman (1797 – 12 April 1868) was a British businessman and politician who served as Lord Mayor of London and a Member of Parliament.
The family traces its descent b...
James Brougham
James Brougham (16 January 1780 – 22 December 1833) was a British Whig politician.
Brougham was the second son of Henry Brougham and his wife Eleanor. She was the daughter of James Syme and ...
John La Touche (politician)
John La Touche (April 1775 – 30 January 1820) was an Irish Whig politician.He was the son Of John La Touche (1732-1810), who had represented Newcastle, Newtownards, Harristown and Kildare in the...
Robert Molesworth, 1st Viscount Molesworth
Robert Molesworth, 1st Viscount Molesworth PC (7 September 1656 – 22 May 1725) came of an old Northamptonshire family. He married Letitia Coote, daughter of Richard Coote, 1st Lord Coote of Coloony an...
Francis John Savile Foljambe
Francis John Savile Foljambe (9 April 1830 – 5 February 1917) was a British Liberal member of parliament.Born at Osberton, Foljambe was the eldest son of George Savile Foljambe and Lady Selina J...
Robert Adair (politician)
Sir Robert Adair GCB (24 May 1763 – 3 October 1855) was a distinguished English diplomat, and frequently employed on the most important diplomatic missions.He was the son of Robert Adair, sergeant-sur...
William Godolphin, Marquess of Blandford
William Godolphin, Marquess of Blandford (1700 – 24 August 1731) was an English nobleman.He was born the eldest son of The Hon. Francis Godolphin and his wife Lady Henrietta Godolphin, née Churc...
Francis Baring, 1st Baron Northbrook
Francis Thornhill Baring, 1st Baron Northbrook PC (20 April 1796 – 6 September 1866), known as Sir Francis Baring, Bt, from 1848 to 1866, was a British Whig politician who served in the governments of...
Sir Robert Rich, 2nd Baronet
Sir Robert Rich, 2nd Baronet (c. 1648 – 1 October 1699) was an English Whig politician.Rich was the second son of Nathaniel Rich of Stondon and his wife Elizabeth Hampden, married his distant cousin, ...
Lord Charles Russell
Lord Charles James Fox Russell (10 February 1807-29 June 1894), was a British soldier and Whig politician.
Russell was the third son of John Russell, 6th Duke of Bedford, by his second wife Lady G...
Henry Howard, 13th Duke of Norfolk
Henry Charles Howard, 13th Duke of Norfolk, (12 August 1791 – 18 February 1856), styled Earl of Surrey between 1815 and 1842, was a British Whig politician.
Norfolk was the son of Bernard E...
French Laurence
French Laurence (3 April 1757 – 27 February 1809) was an English jurist and man of letters, a close associate of Edmund Burke whose literary executor he became.
He was the eldest son of Rich...
William Paxton (businessman)
Sir William Paxton (1744−1824), was a Scottish-born sailor, businessman and later Welsh Member of Parliament for Carmarthen, who helped in the early Victorian age to develop the seaside resort of Tenb...
Matthew Sharpe (British Army officer)
General Matthew Sharpe (1773 – 12 February 1845) was a Scottish politician and British Army officer.He was the eldest son of Charles Sharpe of Hoddam Castle, Cummertrees, Dumfriesshire and Elean...
Denzil Onslow (of Pyrford)
Denzil Onslow of Pyrford (c.1642 – 27 June 1721) was a British Whig politician. Through advantageous marriages, he obtained a country estate and became prominent in Surrey politics of the Hanove...
Frederick Montagu
Frederick Montagu PC, FRS (July 1733 – 30 July 1800) was a British Whig MP.
His father was auditor-general of the duchy of Cornwall, while Frederick was Prince of Wales ; was M.P. for W...
Philip Howard (Whig politician)
Philip Henry Howard (22 April 1801 – 1 January 1883), was a British Whig politician.A member of the Howard family headed by the Duke of Norfolk, he was the son of Henry Howard, of Corby Castle, Cumber...
Harry Powlett, 4th Duke of Cleveland
Harry George Powlett, 4th Duke of Cleveland KG (19 April 1803 – 21 August 1891), styled The Honourable Harry Vane until 1827 and Lord Harry Vane from 1827 to 1864, was an English Whig landowner,...
George Ponsonby
George Ponsonby PC (5 March 1755 – 8 July 1817), was a British lawyer and Whig politician. He served as Lord Chancellor of Ireland from 1806 to 1807 in the Ministry of All the Talents.
Ponsonby wa...
Charles James Barnett
Charles James Barnett (31 October 1796–31 December 1882) was an English amateur cricketer who played first-class cricket from 1820 to 1837 and a Whig politician who sat in the House of Commons from 18...
Samuel Crawley
Samuel Crawley (16 December 1790 – 21 December 1852) was an English Whig and Liberal politician who sat in the House of Commons variously between 1818 and 1841.Crawley was the son of Samuel Crawley, o...
Sir Hedworth Williamson, 7th Baronet
Sir Hedworth Williamson, 7th Baronet (1 November 1797 – 24 April 1861) was an English Whig politician who sat in the House of Commons in two periods between 1831 and 1852. He was educated at St John's...