George Amyand

Sir George AmyandClaudius' brother
Sir George Amyand, 1st Baronet (26 September 1720 – 16 August 1766) was a British Whig politician, physician and merchant.wikipedia
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Claudius Amyand (surgeon)

Claudius Amyand
He was the second son of Claudius Amyand, Surgeon-in-Ordinary to King George II, by his wife Mary Rabache, and was baptised at the fashionable St James's Church, Piccadilly.
Sir George Amyand (1720–1766)

George Cornewall

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Sir George Cornewall, 2nd Baronet (1748–1819), eldest son and heir, who changed his surname and arms to Cornewall following his marriage to the heiress of that family.
Born George Amyand, he was the eldest son and heir of Sir George Amyand, 1st Baronet (1720–1766) by his wife Anna Maria Korteen, daughter of John Abraham Korteen, a Hamburg merchant.

Barnstaple (UK Parliament constituency)

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Between 1754 and 1766, Amyand sat as Member of Parliament (MP) for Barnstaple, in North Devon.

Willoughby Bertie, 4th Earl of Abingdon

Lord AbingdonEarl of Abingdon4th Earl of Abingdon
In that year, he bought the manor of Frilsham, Berkshire from Willoughby Bertie, 4th Earl of Abingdon.
In 1761, he sold the manor of West Lavington, Wiltshire to Robert Palmer and Thomas Walker, and in 1762, he sold the manor of Frilsham, Berkshire to George Amyand.

Frilsham

In that year, he bought the manor of Frilsham, Berkshire from Willoughby Bertie, 4th Earl of Abingdon.
It remained in this line of earls until sold to 'Sir George Cornewall', born Sir George Amyand a leading Whig of London.

John Amyand

John Amyand (1751–1780 ), MP for Camelford.
He was the second son of Sir George Amyand, a prominent London merchant of huguenot descent.

James Harris, 1st Earl of Malmesbury

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Harriet Maria Amyand (1761–1830), married James Harris, 1st Earl of Malmesbury
Harris married Harriet Maria Amyand (1761 – 20 August 1830 ), the youngest daughter of Sir George Amyand MP (1720 – 1766) and Anna Maria Korteen.

Gilbert Elliot-Murray-Kynynmound, 1st Earl of Minto

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Anna-Maria Amyand (1752–1829), married Gilbert Elliot, 1st Earl of Minto.
He had married Anna Maria Amyand, daughter of Sir George Amyand, 1st Baronet, in 1777.

St Peter's Church, Barnstaple

St Peter's ChurchSS Peter & Mary Magdalene, BarnstapleChurch of St Peter
He donated the present organ in St Peter's Church, Barnstaple, one of the largest in Devon, made by John Crang in 1764.
The organ, one of the largest in Devon, was made by John Crang in 1764 and was donated by Sir George Amyand, 1st Baronet (1720–1766), MP for Barnstaple 1754-1766.

Whigs (British political party)

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Sir George Amyand, 1st Baronet (26 September 1720 – 16 August 1766) was a British Whig politician, physician and merchant.

George II of Great Britain

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He was the second son of Claudius Amyand, Surgeon-in-Ordinary to King George II, by his wife Mary Rabache, and was baptised at the fashionable St James's Church, Piccadilly.

St James's Church, Piccadilly

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He was the second son of Claudius Amyand, Surgeon-in-Ordinary to King George II, by his wife Mary Rabache, and was baptised at the fashionable St James's Church, Piccadilly.

Huguenots

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Claudius's father was a Huguenot who had quitted France following the Revocation of the Edict of Nantes in 1685.

Edict of Fontainebleau

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Claudius's father was a Huguenot who had quitted France following the Revocation of the Edict of Nantes in 1685.

Seven Years' War

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Amyand was Army Contractor during the Seven Years' War, an assistant to the Russia Company in March 1756 and a director of the East India Company in 1760 and 1763.

Muscovy Company

Russia CompanyRussianCompany of Merchant Adventurers
Amyand was Army Contractor during the Seven Years' War, an assistant to the Russia Company in March 1756 and a director of the East India Company in 1760 and 1763.

East India Company

British East India CompanyBritishHonourable East India Company
Amyand was Army Contractor during the Seven Years' War, an assistant to the Russia Company in March 1756 and a director of the East India Company in 1760 and 1763.

Devon

County of DevonDevonshireDevon, England
Between 1754 and 1766, Amyand sat as Member of Parliament (MP) for Barnstaple, in North Devon.

Baronet

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On 9 August 1764, he was created a baronet, of Moccas Court, in the County of Hereford.

Moccas Court

Moccas Park
On 9 August 1764, he was created a baronet, of Moccas Court, in the County of Hereford.

Hamburg

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In 1748 he married Anna Maria Korteen (d. 1767), daughter of John Abraham Korteen (alias Kerton ), a German merchant of Hamburg, by whom he had two sons and two daughters:

Carshalton

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Amyand died on 16 August 1766, aged 45, from unknown causes, and was buried at Carshalton a week later.

Escutcheon (heraldry)

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It is decorated with his armorials: Vert, a chevron between three garbs or with an inescutcheon of unidentified arms.