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List Of Lords Commissioners Of The Treasury
This is a list of Lords Commissioners of the Treasury of Kingdom of Great Britain, Great Britain (1714–1801) and of the United Kingdom (1817–present). In modern times, the Lords Commissioners of the Treasury are the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, Prime Minister (who is also the First Lord of the Treasury), the Chancellor of the Exchequer and some Whip (politics), government whips. Although there is a small overlap, this list should not be confused with a list of ministers in HM Treasury. In addition, for earlier officials, see List of Lord High Treasurers. Commissioners of the Treasury of Great Britain (1714–1817) Townshend ministry (1714–1717) *13 October 1714 **Charles Montagu, 1st Earl of Halifax (First Lord) **Richard Onslow, 1st Baron Onslow, Sir Richard Onslow (Chancellor of the Exchequer) **Sir William St Quintin, 3rd Baronet **Edward Wortley Montagu (diplomat), Edward Wortley Montagu **Paul Methuen (diplomat), Paul Methuen *23 May 1715 **Charles Howard, 3r ...
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Lords Commissioners Of The Treasury
In the United Kingdom The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly known as the United Kingdom (UK) or Britain,Usage is mixed. The Guardian' and Telegraph' use Britain as a synonym for the United Kingdom. Some prefer to use Britain as shorth ... there are at least six Lords Commissioners of Her Majesty's Treasury, serving as a commission Commission or commissioning may refer to: Business and contracting * Commission (remuneration), a form of payment to an agent for services rendered ** Commission (art), the purchase or the creation of a piece of art most often on behalf of another ... for the ancient office of Treasurer of the Exchequer. The board consists of the First Lord of the Treasury The First Lord of the Treasury is the head of the commission Commission or commissioning may refer to: Business and contracting * Commission (remuneration), a form of payment to an agent for services rendered ** Commission (art), the purchase o ..., the Second Lo ...
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Thomas Newport, 1st Baron Torrington
Thomas Newport, 1st Baron Torrington (c. 1655 – 27 May 1719), styled The Honourable from 1675 until 1716, was an England, English barrister and British Whig Party, Whig politician who sat in the English House of Commons, English and British House of Commons between 1695 and 1716 when he was raised to the peerage as Baron Torrington. Early life Born in High Ercall, Newport was the fifth and second surviving son of Francis Newport, 1st Earl of Bradford, and his wife Lady Diana Russell, daughter of Francis Russell, 4th Earl of Bedford. He matriculated at Christ Church, Oxford, on 21 May 1672, aged 17, and was called to the Bar by the Inner Temple in 1678 He became a reader of Inner Temple in 1700. Political career At the 1695 general election, Newport was returned as Member of Parliament for Ludlow (UK Parliament constituency), Ludlow and also became a freeman of Ludlow. At the 1698 general election, he was initially defeated at Ludlow, but petitioned and was seated on 1 March 16 ...
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Sir William Strickland, 4th Baronet
Sir William Strickland, 4th Baronet (c. 16861 September 1735), of Boynton, East Riding of Yorkshire The East Riding of Yorkshire, or simply East Riding or East Yorkshire, is a county in Northern England. At the 2011 United Kingdom census, its population was 334,179. The name is traditionally and geographically a reference to the easternmost ..., was an English landowner and Whig politician, who sat in the House of Commons The House of Commons is the name for the elected lower house A lower house is one of two chambers Chambers may refer to: Places Canada: *Chambers Township, Ontario United States: *Chambers County, Alabama *Chambers, Arizona, an unincorpor ... from 1708 to 1735. He was a Government Minister in Sir Robert Walpole's administration. Strickland was the eldest son of Sir William Strickland of Boynton, a Yorkshire landowner and Member of Parliament, and his wife Elizabeth Palmes. At the 1708 British general election The 1708 British general el ...
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George Dodington, 1st Baron Melcombe
George Bubb Dodington, 1st Baron Melcombe (1691 – 28 July 1762) was an England, English whig politician who sat in the British House of Commons, House of Commons from 1715 to 1761. Christened George Bubb, he was the eldest son. of Jeremiah Bubb of Foy, Herefordshire and his wife Mary Dodington, daughter of John Dodington of Dodington, Somerset. His father died in 1696 and he was taken under the care of his uncle George Dodington (died 1720), George Dodington. He was educated at Winchester College in 1703 and matriculated at Exeter College, Oxford on 10 July 1707 aged 16. He was admitted at Lincoln's Inn in 1711 and undertook a Grand Tour from 1711 to 1713. Bubb was returned as Member of Parliament for Winchelsea (UK Parliament constituency), Winchelsea at the 1715 British general election. He was sent as envoy to Spain from 1715 to 1717. He changed his surname to Dodington by Act of Parliament in 1717. In 1720 he was appointed Clerk of the Pells for Ireland for life. His uncle d ...
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Sir William Yonge, 4th Baronet
Sir William Yonge, 4th Baronet (c. 169310 August 1755), , of Escot, Talaton, Escot House in the parish of Talaton in Devon, was an English politician who sat in the House of Commons for 39 years from 1715 to 1754. Origins Yonge was the son and heir of Sir Walter Yonge, 3rd Baronet, and his second wife Gwen Williams, daughter of Sir Robert Williams, 2nd Baronet of Penryn, Cornwall. He was a great-great-grandson of Walter Yonge (died 1649), Walter Yonge (1579–1649), a lawyer, merchant and notable diarist, whose diaries (1604–45) are valuable material for the contemporaneous history of Great Britain. Career In 1715 Yonge was returned as Member of Parliament for his family's Rotten Borough of Honiton (UK Parliament constituency), Honiton, in Devon and held the seat until 1754. He was also returned for Tiverton (UK Parliament constituency), Tiverton at the general elections of 1727 British general election, 1727, 1747 British general election, 1747 and 1754 British general elect ...
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Henry Pelham
Henry Pelham (25 September 1694 – 6 March 1754) was a British Whig statesman who served as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, Prime Minister of Great Britain from 1743 until his death in 1754. He was the younger brother of Thomas Pelham-Holles, 1st Duke of Newcastle, who served in Pelham's government and succeeded him as prime minister. Pelham is generally considered to have been Britain's third prime minister, after Robert Walpole and the Earl of Wilmington. Pelham's premiership was relatively uneventful in terms of domestic affairs, although it was during his premiership that Kingdom of Great Britain, Great Britain experienced the tumult of the 1745 Jacobite uprising. In foreign affairs, Britain fought in several wars. On Pelham's death, his brother Newcastle took full control of the British government. Early life Pelham, Newcastle's younger brother, was a younger son of Thomas Pelham, 1st Baron Pelham, and his wife, the former Grace Pelham, Baroness Pelham of Laughton ...
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Sir Charles Turner, 1st Baronet, Of Warham
Sir Charles Turner, 1st Baronet (1666 – 24 November 1738) of Warham, Norfolk was an English people, English lawyer and Whig politician who sat in the English House of Commons, English and House of Commons of Great Britain, British House of Commons for 43 years from 1695 to 1738. He was a brother-in-law of Sir Robert Walpole, and held public office almost continuously from 1707. By 1730 he was the longest serving MP in the House of Commons. Turner was baptised on 11 June 1666, the son of William Turner, attorney-at-law of North Elmham, Norfolk, and his wife Anne Spooner, daughter of John Spooner. He was educated at Scarning and Norwich and was admitted at Caius College, Cambridge on 29 April 1681. He was also admitted to the Middle Temple on 22 July 1684 and became a country attorney like his father. His fortunes were boosted by the improving success of his own family and his influential connections, which were to include the Walpole family. In April 1689, he married Mary Walpole ...
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William Clayton, 1st Baron Sundon
file:William Clayton later Baron Sundon.jpg, William Clayton later Baron Sundon after Godfrey Kneller William Clayton, 1st Baron Sundon (1671 – 29 April 1752) of Sundon Hall, Sundon, Bedfordshire was a Great Britain, British Treasury official and politician who sat in the British House of Commons, House of Commons from 1716 to 1752. Early life Clayton was baptized on 9 November 1671, the eldest surviving son of William Clayton of Newmarket, Suffolk and Ann Haske, the daughter of John Haske of Newmarket. He married Charlotte Clayton Sundon, Charlotte, the daughter of John Dyve, clerk of the Privy Council before 1714. Career Clayton entered the Exchequer as clerk of receipts in 1688 and was deputy auditor of receipts by 1714. He was managing the Duke of Marlborough's estates during the Duke's exile and at the accession of George I, his wife was appointed woman of the bedchamber to the Princess of Wales on the recommendation of the Duchess of Marlborough. In 1715 the Prince and ...
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John Aislabie
John Aislabie or Aslabie (; 4 December 167018 June 1742), of Studley Royal, near Ripon, Yorkshire, was a British politician who sat in the English English usually refers to: * English language English is a West Germanic languages, West Germanic language first spoken in History of Anglo-Saxon England, early medieval England, which has eventually become the World language, leading lan ... and British House of Commons The House of Commons (domestically known as the Commons) is the lower house A lower house is one of two chambers Chambers may refer to: Places Canada: *Chambers Township, Ontario United States: *Chambers County, Alabama *Chambers, Arizon ... from 1695 to 1721. He was of an independent mind, and did not stick regularly to the main parties. He was Chancellor of the Exchequer at the time of the South Sea Bubble and his involvement with the Company led to his resignation and disgrace. Background and education Aislabie's family were originally Yeoman ...
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Charles Spencer, 3rd Earl Of Sunderland
Charles Spencer, 3rd Earl of Sunderland, Knight of the Order of the Garter, KG, Her Majesty's Most Honourable Privy Council, PC (23 April 167519 April 1722), known as Lord Spencer from 1688 to 1702, was an English statesman and nobleman from the Spencer family. He served as Lord Lieutenant of Ireland (1714–1717), Lord Privy Seal (1715–1716), Lord President of the Council (1718–1719) and First Lord of the Treasury (1718–1721). Early life He was the second son of Robert Spencer, 2nd Earl of Sunderland and Anne Spencer, Countess of Sunderland (d. 1715), Anne Digby, daughter of George Digby, 2nd Earl of Bristol. On the death of his elder brother Robert in Paris in September 1688, he became heir to the peerage. Called by John Evelyn "a youth of extraordinary hopes," he completed his education at Utrecht University, Utrecht, and in 1695 entered the British House of Commons, House of Commons as member for Tiverton (UK Parliament constituency), Tiverton. In the same year, he marr ...
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Thomas Micklethwaite
Thomas may refer to: People * List of people with given name Thomas * Thomas (name) * Thomas (surname) * Saint Thomas (other) * Thomas Aquinas (1225–1274) Italian Dominican friar, philosopher, and Doctor of the Church * Thomas the Apostle * Thomas (bishop of the East Angles) (fl. 640s–650s), medieval Bishop of the East Angles * Thomas (Archdeacon of Barnstaple) (fl. 1203), Archdeacon of Barnstaple * Thomas, Count of Perche (1195–1217), Count of Perche * Thomas (bishop of Finland) (1248), first known Bishop of Finland * Thomas, Earl of Mar (1330–1377), 14th-century Earl, Aberdeen, Scotland * Thomas Brodie-Sangster, English actor Geography Places in the United States * Thomas, Illinois * Thomas, Indiana * Thomas, Oklahoma * Thomas, Oregon * Thomas, South Dakota * Thomas, Virginia * Thomas, Washington * Thomas, West Virginia * Thomas County (other) * Thomas Township (other) Elsewhere * Thomas Glacier (Greenland) Arts, entertainment, and media ...
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George Baillie
George Baillie (16 March 1664 – 6 August 1738) was a Scottish politician who sat in the Parliament of Scotland from 1691 to 1707 and in the British House of Commons from 1708 to 1734. Life George Baillie was the son of the Scottish Covenanter Baillie of Jerviswood, Robert Baillie of Jerviswood, who was implicated in the 1683 Rye House Plot against Charles II of England, King Charles II. When his father was imprisoned for treason in 1684, George fled Scotland for Holland with Patrick Hume, 1st Earl of Marchmont, Sir Patrick Hume. In Holland he served in the horse guards of William III of England, William of Orange, and returned to Britain with William in the Glorious Revolution, Revolution of 1688. Baillie was elected as Shire Commissioner of the Parliament of Scotland, representing Berwickshire (Parliament of Scotland constituency), Berwick from 1693 to 1698 and 1700 to 1701, and then Lanarkshire (Parliament of Scotland constituency), Lanark from 1703 to 1707. He was one of ...
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