Sir Thomas Tyrwhitt (1762 – 24 February 1833) was an English politician. He was a Member of Parliament (MP) from 1796 to 1812.
Educated at Eton College and Christ Church, Oxford and after serving as private secretary to the Prince of Wales,Tyrwhitt was elected Member of Parliament (MP) for Okehampton in 1796. Tyrwhitt was responsible for the construction of several roads across Dartmoor, a hamlet called Princetown named in honour of the Prince of Wales, a prison for prisoners of war captured during the Napoleonic Wars now known as HM Prison Dartmoor as well as the Plymouth and Dartmoor Railway. He became Auditor of the Duchy of Cornwall in 1796 and Lord Warden of the Stannaries in 1803.
Eton College is an English 13–18 independent boarding school and sixth form for boys in the parish of Eton, near Windsor in Berkshire. It was founded in 1440 by King Henry VI as Kynge's College of Our Ladye of Eton besyde Windesore , as a sister institution to King's College, Cambridge, making it the 18th-oldest Headmasters' and Headmistresses' Conference school.
Christ Church is a constituent college of the University of Oxford in England. Christ Church is a joint foundation of the college and the cathedral of the Oxford diocese, which serves as the college chapel and whose dean is ex officio the college head.
George IV was King of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland and King of Hanover following the death of his father, King George III, on 29 January 1820, until his own death ten years later. From 1811 until his accession, he served as regent during his father's final mental illness.
He was elected Member of Parliament for Portarlington in 1802 and Plymouth in 1806.In retirement he became Gentleman Usher of the Black Rod.
Portarlington was a rotten borough and is a former United Kingdom Parliament constituency, in Ireland, returning one MP. It was an original constituency represented in Parliament when the Union of Great Britain and Ireland took effect on 1 January 1801.
Plymouth was a parliamentary borough in Devon, which elected two members of parliament (MPs) to the House of Commons in 1298 and again from 1442 until 1918, when the borough was merged with the neighbouring Devonport and the combined area divided into three single-member constituencies.
The Gentleman Usher of the Black Rod, or Lady Usher of the Black Rod, generally shortened to Black Rod, is an official in the parliaments of several Commonwealth countries. The position originates in the House of Lords of the Parliament of the United Kingdom.
Princetown is a village in the Dartmoor national park in the English county of Devon. It is the principal settlement of the civil parish of Dartmoor Forest.
Spencer Perceval was a British statesman who served as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from October 1809 until his assassination in May 1812. Perceval is the only British prime minister to have been murdered. He was also the only Solicitor General or Attorney General to become Prime Minister.
Sir John Leach, KC was an English judge, and Master of the Rolls.
John Hamilton was a Scottish MP in the British Parliament.
Admiral of the Fleet Sir Thomas Byam Martin, was a Royal Navy officer. As captain of fifth-rate HMS Fisgard he took part in a duel with the French ship Immortalité and captured her at the Battle of Tory Island during the French Revolutionary Wars. Then while in command of the third-rate HMS Implacable in the Baltic Sea and attached to the Swedish Navy he took part in the capture the Russian ship Sewolod (Vsevolod) during the Napoleonic Wars.
Sir John Glanville the younger, was an English politician who sat in the House of Commons at various times between 1614 and 1644. He was Speaker of the English House of Commons during the Short Parliament. He supported the Royalist cause in the English Civil War.
Sir Alexander Carew, 2nd Baronet, of Antony in Cornwall, was an English Member of Parliament executed for attempting to betray the Parliamentary cause during the English Civil War.
Sir Thomas Baring, 2nd Baronet, was a British banker and Member of Parliament.
Sir Thomas Tyrwhitt Jones, 1st Baronet of Stanley Hall, Shropshire, was a British politician.
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General Sir John Doyle, 1st Baronet GCB, KCH was an officer in the British Army, which he joined in March 1771. He served with distinction in the American War of Independence and the French Revolutionary Wars.
Tor Royal is a Grade II listed building near Princetown, Dartmoor, in the English county of Devon. Built between 1785 and 1793 by Sir Thomas Tyrwhitt, it was added to in c.1815–20, and restored by A. E. Richardson in 1912.
Thomas William Jones, Baron Maelor was a British Labour politician.
Robert Biddulph, later Myddelton Biddulph was a British Member of Parliament (MP).
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John Leicester, 1st Baron de Tabley was an English landowner, politician, amateur artist, and patron of the arts.
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|Parliament of Great Britain|
Colonel John St Leger
| Member of Parliament for Okehampton |
With: Richard Bateman-Robson
Henry Holland, junior
James Charles Stuart Strange
|Parliament of the United Kingdom|
Henry Brook Parnell
| Member of Parliament for Portarlington |
Sir William Elford
| Member of Parliament for Plymouth |
1806 – 1812
With: Sir William Elford
Sir Charles Pole
Sir Charles Pole
John Willett Payne
| Auditor of the Duchy of Cornwall |
Sir John McMahon
John Willett Payne
| Lord Warden of the Stannaries |
1803 – 1812
Marquess of Hertford
Sir Francis Molyneux
| Black Rod |
Sir Augustus Clifford
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