Thomas WoodFRS (25 September 1708 – 25 June 1799),was a British politician. A member of the British Whig Party, he was Member of Parliament for Middlesex from 1779 to 1780. He was from Littleton (then in Middlesex, now Surrey) from the later military Wood family.
Middlesex is a former constituency. It was a constituency of the House of Commons of the Parliament of England, then of the Parliament of Great Britain from 1707 to 1800, and finally of the Parliament of the United Kingdom from 1801 to 1885. It returned two members by various voting systems including hustings.
Littleton is a village in the borough of Spelthorne, Surrey, England. Its amenities are a Church of England parish church, village green and Shepperton Studios. It covers the narrow east-west strip of land between all parts of Shepperton Green to the south and the Queen Mary Reservoir to its north, having contributed most of the land to the reservoir in 1931 and having historically reached to the River Thames at Chertsey Bridge.
He married Elizabeth Jones and was grandfather of Thomas Wood (1777–1860).
Thomas Wood was an English Tory and later Conservative politician who sat in the House of Commons from 1806 to 1847.
He was a barrister, later made Treasurer of the Inner Temple.
The Honourable Society of the Inner Temple, commonly known as the Inner Temple, is one of the four Inns of Court in London. To be called to the Bar and practise as a barrister in England and Wales, a person must belong to one of these Inns. It is located in the wider Temple area of the capital, near the Royal Courts of Justice, and within the City of London.
He was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society in February 1761.
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Richard Price was a British moral philosopher, nonconformist preacher and mathematician. He was also a political pamphleteer, active in radical, republican, and liberal causes such as the American Revolution. He was well-connected and fostered communication between a large number of people, including several of the Founding Fathers of the United States.
Marquess of Anglesey is a title in the Peerage of the United Kingdom. It was created in 1815 for Henry Paget, 2nd Earl of Uxbridge, a hero of the Battle of Waterloo, second in command to the Duke of Wellington. The Marquess holds the subsidiary titles of Earl of Uxbridge, in the County of Middlesex, in the Peerage of Great Britain (1784), Baron Paget, de Beaudesert, in the Peerage of England (1553), and is also an Irish Baronet, of Plas Newydd in the County of Anglesey and of Mount Bagenall in the County of Louth.
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