Thomas Rider (c. 1648 – by 1704), of Boughton Monchelsea Place, Kent, was an English politician.
He was the son of Sir William Rider of Bethnal Green, Middlesex and educated at St John's College, Oxford and the Middle Temple (1664). He married in 1682, Philadelphia, the daughter and coheiress of Sir Robert Barnham, 1st Bt., of Boughton Monchelsea. He purchased his father-in-law's estate in Romney Marsh and c.1685 acquired Boughton Monchelsea Place when it was inherited by his wife.
He was a Member (MP) of the Parliament of England for Maidstone in 1690–1695 and 1696–1698.
He died by 1704, leaving 2 sons and a daughter. Boughton Monchelsea Place passed to his son Barnham Rider.
John Colepeper, 1st Baron Culpeper of Thoresway was an English royalist landowner, military adviser and politician who, as Chancellor of the Exchequer (1642-43) and Master of the Rolls (1643) was an influential counsellor of King Charles I during the English Civil War, who rewarded him with a peerage and some landholdings in Virginia. During the Commonwealth he lived abroad in Europe, where he continued to act as a servant, advisor and supporter of King Charles II in exile. Having taken part in the Prince's escape into exile in 1646, Colepeper accompanied Charles in his triumphant return to England in May 1660, but died only two months later.
Boughton Monchelsea is a village and civil parish in the borough of Maidstone in Kent, England. The civil parish lies on a ragstone ridge situated between the North Downs and the Weald of Kent and has commonly been called Quarry Hills. The village itself is located 3 miles (5 km) south of the town of Maidstone.
Sir Horatio (Horace) Mann, 2nd Baronet was a British politician who sat in the House of Commons between 1774 and 1807. He is remembered as a member of the Hambledon Club in Hampshire and a patron of Kent cricket. He was an occasional player but rarely in first-class matches.
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Sir Barnham Rider, of Boughton Monchelsea Place, Kent, was an English politician who sat in the House of Commons from 1716 to 1727.
Sir John Pelham, 3rd Baronet (1623–1703) was an English politician who sat in the House of Commons of England variously between 1644 and 1698.
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James Mann, 5th Earl Cornwallis, known as James Cornwallis until 1814 and as James Mann between 1814 and 1823 and styled Viscount Brome between 1823 and 1824, was a British peer and Tory politician.
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Sir Robert Barnham, 1st Baronet of Boughton Monchelsea Place was an English politician who sat in the House of Commons from 1660 to 1679.
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Boughton Place, formerly Bocton Place or Bocton Hall, is a country house in Boughton Malherbe, Kent, England. It is the historic home of the Wotton family and birthplace of Sir Henry Wotton (1568–1639), ambassador to Venice under James I.
Boughton Monchelsea Place, previously Boughton Court, is a 16th-century country house in Boughton Monchelsea, Kent, England. The first part of the house was built by Robert Rudston circa 1567–75 on the site of an earlier manor house. It has been modified a number of times during its history achieving its present form in 1819. It has been a home to a number of members of parliament for Maidstone or for Kent, including Sir Francis Barnham, Sir Robert Barnham (1646–85) Sir Barnham Rider (1698–1728) and Thomas Rider (1805–47).
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Sir Thomas Style, 4th Baronet, was an English landowner and politician who sat in the House of Commons for a short time in 1715.
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