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Speakers of the House of Commons of Great Britain - Speaker of the House of Commons, List of Speakers of the British House of Commons (Paperback) Loot Price: R371 Discovery Miles 3 710
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Purchase includes free access to book updates online and a free trial membership in the publisher's book club where you can select from more than a million books without charge. Chapters: Speaker of the House of Commons, List of Speakers of the British House of Commons, Henry Addington, 1st Viscount Sidmouth, Spencer Compton, 1st Earl of Wilmington, William Grenville, 1st Baron Grenville, Arthur Onslow, Richard Onslow, 1st Baron Onslow, William Bromley, John Smith, Fletcher Norton, 1st Baron Grantley, Sir Thomas Hanmer, 4th Baronet, Charles Wolfran Cornwall, Sir John Cust, 3rd Baronet. Excerpt: A 1728 portrait of Arthur Onslow by Hans Hysing Arthur Onslow (1 October 1691 17 February 1768) was an English politician . He was the elder son of Foot Onslow (died 1710) and his wife Susannah. Onslow was born in Kensington and educated at The Royal Grammar School, Guildford and Winchester College and matriculated at Wadham College, Oxford in 1708, although he took no degree. He was called to the bar at the Middle Temple in 1713, but had no great practice in law. When George I came to the throne, Onslow's uncle Sir Richard Onslow was appointed Chancellor of the Exchequer, and Arthur became his private scretary. When Richard left office in 1715, Arthur obtained a place as receiver general of the Post Office. He became recorder of Guildford in 1719. His Post Office position was not compatible with a parliamentary seat, and he passed it on to his younger brother Richard when he entered Parliament in 1720 for Guildford . On 8 October 1720, he married Anne Bridges (1703 1763), daughter of John Bridges of Thames Ditton, Surrey, and the niece and coheir of Henry Bridges of Imber Court. His father-in-law died in the mid-1720s, and Onslow came into the entire estate, which had increased through the addition of the holding of Ann's sister, who had recently died, considerably improving his financial circumstances. Onslow made Imber Court in Thames Ditton his principal seat. Onsl...

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Imprint: Books + Company
Country of origin: United States
Release date: May 2010
First published: May 2010
Creators: Books Llc
Dimensions: 152 x 229 x 5mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 84
ISBN-13: 978-1-155-64443-1
Barcode: 9781155644431
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LSN: 1-155-64443-3

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