Sir Thomas Thynne (c 1610 – 1669) was an English lawyer and politician who sat in the House of Commons in 1660.
The House of Commons of England was the lower house of the Parliament of England from its development in the 14th century to the union of England and Scotland in 1707, when it was replaced by the House of Commons of Great Britain. In 1801, with the union of Great Britain and Ireland, that house was in turn replaced by the House of Commons of the United Kingdom.
Thynne was the second surviving son of Sir Thomas Thynne and his first wife Maria Tuchet, daughter of Lord Audley. He matriculated at Magdalen Hall, Oxford on 28 June 1620, aged 10. He entered Middle Temple in 1629 and was called to the bar in 1637. He was knighted on 19 August 1642 but appears to have taken no part in the Civil War;. In 1646 he was assessed at £4,000 by the committee for the advance of money, but no proceedings were taken. His house at Richmond, Surrey was searched for royalist suspects in 1659 and his steward and butler were ordered to be arrested.
Sir Thomas Thynne, of Longleat, Wiltshire, was an English landowner and politician who sat in the House of Commons at various times between 1601 and 1629.
George Tuchet, 1st Earl of Castlehaven, was the son of Henry Tuchet, 10th Baron Audley and his wife, née Elizabeth Sneyd.
The Honourable Society of the Middle Temple, commonly known simply as Middle Temple, is one of the four Inns of Court exclusively entitled to call their members to the English Bar as barristers, the others being the Inner Temple, Gray's Inn and Lincoln's Inn. It is located in the wider Temple area of London, near the Royal Courts of Justice, and within the City of London.
In 1660, Thynne was elected Member of Parliament for Hindon in a double return and was admitted to the Convention Parliament on the merits of his election. He was commissioner for assessment for Wiltshire from August 1660 to 1661, commissioner for sewers for Bedford level from 1662 to 1663, commissioner for assessment for Surrey from 1663 and commissioner for assessment for Gloucestershire from 1665.
Hindon was a parliamentary borough consisting of the village of Hindon in Wiltshire, which elected two Members of Parliament (MPs) to the House of Commons from 1448 until 1832, when the borough was abolished by the Great Reform Act. It was one of the most notoriously corrupt of the rotten boroughs, and bills to disfranchise Hindon were debated in Parliament on two occasions before its eventual abolition.
The Convention Parliament followed the Long Parliament that had finally voted for its own dissolution on 16 March that year. Elected as a "free parliament", i.e. with no oath of allegiance to the Commonwealth or to the monarchy, it was predominantly Royalist in its membership. It assembled for the first time on 25 April 1660.
Thynne may have died aged 59 soon after 14 October 1669, when he dictated a codicil to his will which he was unable to sign.
Thynne married Stuarta Balcanquhall, daughter of Walter Balcanquhall, DD, Dean of Durham on 6 September 1642. He was succeeded by his son Thomas. The elder Thomas pre-deceased his elder brother Sir James Thynne from whom his son Thomas inherited the vast estate at Longleat, but who was assassinated in 1682, while in his coach in Pall Mall.
Walter Balcanquhall was a Scottish clergyman who became a staunch royalist and supporter of the church policy of Charles I of England. He was chosen by James I as a delegate from the Church of Scotland to the Synod of Dort.
The Dean of Durham is the "head" and chair of the Chapter, the ruling body of Durham Cathedral. The dean and chapter are based at the Cathedral Church of Christ, Blessed Mary the Virgin and St Cuthbert of Durham in Durham. The cathedral is the mother church of the Diocese of Durham and seat of the Bishop of Durham.
Thomas Thynne was an English landowner of the family that is now headed by the Marquess of Bath and politician who sat in the House of Commons from 1670 to 1682. He went by the nickname "Tom of Ten Thousand" due to his great wealth. He was a friend of the Duke of Monmouth, a relationship referred to in John Dryden's satirical work Absalom and Achitophel where Thynne is described as "Issachar, his wealthy western friend".
Thomas Thynne, 1st Marquess of Bath, KG, PC, of Longleat in Wiltshire, was a British politician who held office under King George III. He served as Southern Secretary, Northern Secretary and Lord Lieutenant of Ireland. Between 1751 and 1789, he was known as the 3rd Viscount Weymouth. He is possibly best known for his role in the Falklands Crisis of 1770.
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Henry Frederick Thynne, 6th Marquess of Bath, JP, styled Lord Henry Thynne until 1916 and Viscount Weymouth between 1916 and 1946, was a British aristocrat, landowner and Conservative Party politician.
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