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    COWPER, George Nassau Clavering, Visct. Fordwich (1738-89).

    1786, ‘a very great stranger ... in his native land and to it’,[footnote] he asked to be made British minister at Florence; went back without it; and died at Florence 22 Dec. 1789; but was buried at Hertingfordbury in Hertfordshire.

    TRACY, Nicholas, of Bridport, Dorset.

    TRACY, Nicholas, of Bridport, Dorset. Constituency Dates Bridport 1402 Biography In 1370 Nicholas, probably a kinsman of John Tracy*, acquired a messuage in Bridport. He later held land at ‘La Wodemulle’ and, in 1386, together with his wife, took

    THISTLETHWAYTE, Alexander (?1717-71), of Southwick, nr. Fareham, Hants.

    THISTLETHWAYTE, Alexander (?1717-71), of Southwick, nr. Fareham, Hants. Constituency Dates Hampshire 8 May 1751 201761 Biography Thistlethwayte was returned as a Whig for Hampshire on the death of his younger brother, Francis Whithed, in 1751. He and his brother

    WYNN, Thomas (1736-1807), of Glynnllivon, Caern.

    him imprisoned for trying to leave Florence ‘without previously performing his engagements’ to him; and Hervey was daily tormented with ‘messages, notes, and letters’ from ‘this very unfortunate man’. Finally Price came to Florence with remittances and satisfied the creditors,

    MANN, Sir Horatio (1744-1814), of Linton, nr. Maidstone, Kent

    a union between Fox and Pitt; and opposed Pitt’s remaining in office. He did not stand in 1784.He was in Florence when his uncle died on 6 Nov. 1786, and for a few months acted as chargé d’affaires.� He died

    PETTY, John Henry, Earl Wycombe (1765-1809).

    Wycombe was abroad. He lived first at Florence, where he deepened his friendship with Lord Holland, and later left for Lausanne with his mistress, Mrs Wyndham, wife of the British minister at Florence. On first acquaintance the future Lady Holland

    GRIFFITH, Robert, of Caernarvon.

    William Griffith I) and Robert, another son of John II (and grandson of William, like his brothers Nicholas and William II), who married Florence, daughter and heiress of Rowland Griffith of Llangedwaladr, Anglesey, by his wife Catherine Mostyn.Griffith, Peds. 125.

    LYTTELTON, Hon. Thomas (1744-79), of Hagley Hall, Worcs.

    Nov. 1775; chief justice in eyre North of Trent Nov. 1775- d. Biography Horace Mann wrote to Walpole from Florence on 11 Aug. 1764:We have here a very odd young man ... the son of Lord Lyttelton, one who has

    SKRINE, William (?1721-83), of Arlington Street, London

    with Mr. Skreen [sic], we were agreed to go together’ (to Paris). On 17 Apr. 1750, Horace Mann wrote from Florence to Walpole:We have now a Mr. Skrine here, the son of the great apothecary at Bath, who is by

    RUSSELL, Lord William (1767-1840).

    at Florence later in the year.[footnote] In 1823-4 he again wintered in Rome, where he made fine art purchases for his elder brother the 6th duke of Bedford, the head of the family.[footnote] He migrated in the spring to Florence,

    ROSE, William II, of Canterbury, Kent.

    co-executor of his will were sued in Chancery for having maintained vexatious actions concerning a marriage contract drawn up between Florence Bettenham and Rose’s son, William. Florence’s brother, Harry, had agreed to pay the MP £20 for the match, handing

    FANE, Hon. Charles (aft.1708-66), of Basildon, nr. Reading, Berks.

    nr. Reading, Berks. Constituency Dates Tavistock 1734 1747 Reading 1754 1761 Ofifces Held Minister plenipotentiary, Florence, Feb. 1734-40. Biography Soon after being appointed to Florence, Fane was brought into Parliament by the 4th Duke of Bedford, whose follower he remained

    BENTINCK, William Henry Cavendish, Mq. of Titchfield (1738-1809).

    In 1759-60 he travelled with Benjamin Langlois through Germany to Italy, spent a year in Turin, and then proceeded to Florence. ‘Three and a half years I think a very long absence’, wrote the Duchess of Portland on 15 June

    MANN, Sir Horatio, 2nd. Bt. (1744-1814), of Linton, nr. Maidstone, Kent.

    to bring about a union between Pitt and Fox. He did not stand for Parliament in 1784 and was in Florence when his uncle died there, 6 Nov. 1786. He agreed to act as chargé d’affaires until a successor was

    NORTH, Hon. Frederick (1766-1827).

    annoying, he took the liberty of pressing Windham to recommend North to ministers as diplomatic successor to William Wyndham at Florence. A month later Elliot thought it a pity North was ‘so irksome’ to Sir Gilbert, as he had ‘many

    PHIPPS, Constantine Henry, Visct. Normanby (1797-1863), of 19 Grosvenor Street, Mdx.

    Held Ambassador to France 1846-52, to Tuscany 1854-8. Ofifces Held Capt. 1 batt. Hull militia 1816. Biography Normanby was in Florence, his favourite city and regular retreat, when Parliament was dissolved in 1820. Despite his recent defection to the Whigs

    BLACKWELL, Sir Lambert (d. 1727), of St. James’s, Westminster and Sprowston Hall, Norf.

    1708 1710 Ofifces Held Member, Levant Co. 1672–?d.; director, S. Sea Co. 1715–21. Ofifces Held Consul at Florence 1688–90, at Leghorn 1689–96, 1697–1705; agent for prizes and for droits and perquisites of Admiralty at Leghorn 1689–96, 1702–5; envoy extraordinary to

    CLERE, Edward (1536-1606), of Ormesby, Norf.

    William Woodhouse. Then a boy of nine, Edward Clere probably went abroad with his brothers, one of whom died at Florence and the other, soon after his return, at Pinkie. Thus left the heir to a considerable estate, Clere was

    CURWEN, Henry (1528-96), of Workington, Cumb.

    described in 1537 as the most trusted friend of Sir Thomas Wharton I, took as his second wife Wharton’s sister Florence, and Henry Curwen’s marriage was originally designed to strengthen the alliance. On 2 Oct. 1534 the dean of the

    MORGAN, Sir Thomas (by 1509-65), of Pencoed, Mon.

    MORGAN, Sir Thomas (by 1509-65), of Pencoed, Mon. Constituency Dates Monmouthshire 1547 Ofifces Held Gent. pens. 1540-4; chief steward of lordship of Machen, Newport and Wentlwg 1542; j.p. Mon. 1543-d. commr. subsidy 1545, goods of churches and fraternities 1553;

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