Sir Thomas Samwell, 1st Baronet (c. 1654 – 23 February 1694) was a Member of Parliament for Northamptonshire from 1689 to 1690 and for Northampton from 1690 to 1694.
His great-grandfather was Sir William Samwell (1559–1628), Auditor of the Exchequer to Queen Elizabeth I of England.
Earl of Galloway is a title in the Peerage of Scotland. It was created in 1623 for Alexander Stewart, 1st Lord Garlies, with remainder to his heirs male bearing the name and arms of Stewart. He had already been created Lord Garlies in the Peerage of Scotland in 1607, with remainder to the heirs male of his body succeeding to the estates of Garlies. This branch of the Stewart family were distant relatives of the Stewart Kings of Scotland.
Earl of Bradford is a title that has been created twice, once in the Peerage of England and once in the Peerage of the United Kingdom. It was first created in 1694 for Francis Newport, 2nd Baron Newport. However, all the Newport titles became extinct on the death of the fourth Earl in 1762. The earldom was revived in 1815 for Orlando Bridgeman, 2nd Baron Bradford. The Bridgeman family had previously succeeded to the Newport estates. The title of the peerage refers to the ancient hundred of Bradford in Shropshire, and not, as might be assumed, to the city of Bradford, Yorkshire, or the town of Bradford-on-Avon in Wiltshire.
John Lowther, 1st Viscount Lonsdale, PC FRS, known as Sir John Lowther, 2nd Baronet, from 1675 to 1696, was an English politician.
There have been three baronetcies created for persons with the surname Booth, one in the Baronetage of England and two in the Baronetage of the United Kingdom. The 1916 creation remains extant, the 1835 creation became extinct in 1896 and the 1611 baronetcy has been dormant since 1797. The senior line of the first creation was elevated to the peerage as Baron Delamer and Earl of Warrington.
Lieutenant General William Seymour was a British soldier and politician. He was the second son of Sir Edward Seymour, 4th Baronet, the prominent Tory. He served successively as Member of Parliament for Cockermouth, Totnes and Newport, Isle of Wight.
Sir William Lowther, 1st Baronet was an English landowner from Swillington, West Yorkshire, and a baronet in the Baronetage of Great Britain.
The Samwell Baronetcy, of Upton in the County of Northampton, was a title in the Baronetage of England. It was created on 22 December 1675 Thomas Samwell, later Member of Parliament for Northamptonshire and Northampton. He was the great-grandson of Sir William Samwell, Auditor of the Exchequer to Queen Elizabeth I of England. The second Baronet sat as Member of Parliament for Coventry. On the death of the fourth Baronet in 1789, the title became extinct.
Sir Thomas Samwell, 2nd Baronet Samwell, was a British politician who sat in the House of Commons from 1715 to 1722.
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Sir William Samwell (1559–1628) of Northampton and Upton was an Auditor of the Exchequer to Queen Elizabeth I of England. He was knighted at the coronation of King James I of England in 1603.
There have been three baronetcies created for persons with the surname O'Neill, two in the Baronetage of Ireland and one in the Baronetage of the United Kingdom.
The Oxenden Baronetcy, of Dene in the County of Kent, was a title in the Baronetage of England. It was created on 6 May 1678 for Sir Henry Oxenden, previously Member of Parliament for Winchelsea, Kent and Sandwich. The second Baronet sat as Member of Parliament for Sandwich and Kent. His younger brother, the third Baronet, was Deputy Governor of Bombay. The fourth Baronet was the son of George Oxenden, Master of Trinity Hall, Cambridge, who was the third son of the 1st Baronet. He was Member of Parliament for Sandwich for over thirty years. The sixth Baronet inherited the Kentish estate of the Dixwell baronets at Broome Park which became the family seat. The title became extinct on the death of the tenth Baronet in 1924.
Sir Thomas Pope Blount, 1st Baronet was an English politician and baronet.
Frances Whitmore (1666–1695) was a British courtier. Frances was one of the Hampton Court Beauties painted by Sir Godfrey Kneller for Queen Mary II. She was styled Dame Frances Myddelton.
Sir Adolphus Oughton, 1st Baronet, of Tachbrook, Warwickshire, was a British Army officer and politician.
Sir William Drake, 4th Baronet (1658–1716), of Mount Drake, and Ashe House, Musbury, Devon, was an English Tory politician who sat in the English and British House of Commons from 1690 to 1715.
Jonathan Cope (1664–1694) was a British landowner and politician who sat in the House of Commons from 1690 to 1694