William Cowper, 1st Earl Cowper

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  1. 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Wikisource-logo.svg One or more of the preceding sentences incorporates text from a publication now in the public domain : Chisholm, Hugh, ed. (1911). "Cowper, William Cowper, 1st Earl". Encyclopædia Britannica . Vol. 7 (11th ed.). Cambridge University Press. pp. 348–349.
  2. "Privy Counsellors 1679 - 1835". leighrayment.com. Archived from the original on 7 June 2008. Retrieved 16 January 2011.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: unfit URL (link)
  3. Gregg, Edward Queen Anne Yale University Press 2001 p. 206
  4. Gregg, p.323
  5. Gregg p.331
  6. William Cowper, History of Parliament, Retrieved 12 February 2017
  7. Kenworthy, Joan M; McCollum, Margaret S (March 2009). "A Contribution to Meteorology by Spencer Cowper, Dean of Durham 1746-74". Notes and Records of the Royal Society of London. 63 (1): 57–80. doi:10.1098/rsnr.2007.0047. JSTOR   40647193. S2CID   145590156.
  8. National Archives
  9. Gittings, Clare (January 1997). "The hell of living: Reflections on death in the diary of Sarah, Lady Cowper, 1700-1716". Mortality. 2 (1): 26. doi:10.1080/713685853.
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The Earl Cowper
William Earl Cowper LC by Jonathan Richardson.jpg
Portrait by Jonathan Richardson
Lord High Chancellor of Great Britain
Lord High Steward for the trials of:
In office
4 May 1707 23 September 1710
Parliament of England
Preceded by Member of Parliament for Hertford
With: Sir William Cowper, Bt
Succeeded by
Preceded by Member of Parliament for Bere Alston
With: Sir Peter King
Succeeded by
Political offices
Preceded by Lord Keeper of the Great Seal
Succeeded by
as Lord High Chancellor of Great Britain
Preceded by
as Lord Keeper
Lord High Chancellor of Great Britain
In commission
Title next held by
The Lord Harcourt
as Lord Keeper
Preceded by
In Commission
Lord High Chancellor of Great Britain
Succeeded by
Honorary titles
Preceded by Lord Lieutenant of Hertfordshire
Succeeded by
Preceded by Lord Lieutenant of Hertfordshire
Succeeded by
Peerage of Great Britain
New creation Earl Cowper
Succeeded by
Peerage of England
New creation Baron Cowper
Succeeded by
Baronetage of England
Preceded by Baronet
(of Ratlingcourt) 
Succeeded by