Claudius Amyand (MP)

Claudius Amyand
Claudius Amyand (10 August 1718 – 1 April 1774) was an English Whig politician and government official.wikipedia
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Claudius Amyand (surgeon)

Claudius Amyand
He was the eldest son of Claudius Amyand, a distinguished surgeon and huguenot, on 10 August 1718.
Claudius Amyand (1718–1774)

Tregony (UK Parliament constituency)

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Appointed Keeper of the King's Library in 1745, he was elected Member of Parliament for Tregony in the general election of 1747.

Sandwich (UK Parliament constituency)

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Instead, he was elected at Sandwich.

Whigs (British political party)

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Claudius Amyand (10 August 1718 – 1 April 1774) was an English Whig politician and government official.

Surgeon

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He was the eldest son of Claudius Amyand, a distinguished surgeon and huguenot, on 10 August 1718.

Huguenots

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He was the eldest son of Claudius Amyand, a distinguished surgeon and huguenot, on 10 August 1718.

Westminster School

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Educated at Westminster and Christ Church, Oxford, he attended Lincoln's Inn and was called to the bar in 1742.

Christ Church, Oxford

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Educated at Westminster and Christ Church, Oxford, he attended Lincoln's Inn and was called to the bar in 1742.

Lincoln's Inn

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Educated at Westminster and Christ Church, Oxford, he attended Lincoln's Inn and was called to the bar in 1742.

Call to the bar

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Educated at Westminster and Christ Church, Oxford, he attended Lincoln's Inn and was called to the bar in 1742.

Member of parliament

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Appointed Keeper of the King's Library in 1745, he was elected Member of Parliament for Tregony in the general election of 1747.

1747 British general election

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Appointed Keeper of the King's Library in 1745, he was elected Member of Parliament for Tregony in the general election of 1747.

Thomas Pelham-Holles, 1st Duke of Newcastle

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He was appointed junior under secretary to the Duke of Newcastle in 1750, becoming senior under-secretary to the Earl of Holderness the following year.

Robert Darcy, 4th Earl of Holderness

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He was appointed junior under secretary to the Duke of Newcastle in 1750, becoming senior under-secretary to the Earl of Holderness the following year.

Bossiney (UK Parliament constituency)

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He was offered the seat at Bossiney for the election of 1754, but declined due to a lack of funds.

1754 British general election

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He was offered the seat at Bossiney for the election of 1754, but declined due to a lack of funds.

Thomas Robinson, 1st Baron Grantham

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He retained his office under Thomas Robinson and Henry Fox until William Pitt removed him to the Board of Customs in 1756.

Henry Fox, 1st Baron Holland

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He retained his office under Thomas Robinson and Henry Fox until William Pitt removed him to the Board of Customs in 1756.

William Pitt, 1st Earl of Chatham

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He retained his office under Thomas Robinson and Henry Fox until William Pitt removed him to the Board of Customs in 1756.

HM Customs

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He retained his office under Thomas Robinson and Henry Fox until William Pitt removed him to the Board of Customs in 1756.

Middlesex

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He served on that board until 1765 when he became Receiver of the Land Tax for Middlesex and London, a post he held until his death.

George Compton, 6th Earl of Northampton

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On 26 November 1761 he married Frances, the widow of George Compton, 6th Earl of Northampton.

George Amyand

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She was described by Claudius' brother as "a very amiable woman with a jointure of £2,500 per annum."

Jointure

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She was described by Claudius' brother as "a very amiable woman with a jointure of £2,500 per annum."