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    GUISE, Sir John (c.1654-95), of Elmore, Glos.

    on Guise during the previous session. Harley informed his father Sir Edward* that ‘the affair in Lancashire is scandalously vile. Sir J[ohn] Guise and Sir S[crope] Howe are under censure for the management.’ Although it is not known whether Guise

    GUISE, Sir John, 3rd Bt. (c.1678-1732), of Elmore, Glos.

    to guarantee to Robert Harley* that Guise would commit himself to the Country party, denied him the prospect of any support from that quarter.[footnote]It was not until after his marriage in June 1696 that Guise discovered the full extent of

    GUISE, Sir William, 5th Bt. (1737-83), of Elmore and Rendcombe, Glos.

    GUISE, Sir William, 5th Bt. (1737-83), of Elmore and Rendcombe, Glos. Constituency Dates Gloucestershire 6 Aug. 1770 6 Apr. 1783 Biography Gibbon met Guise at Lausanne in 1763, and found him ‘a very sensible well-bred man’.[footnote] ‘He ... has seen

    GUISE, Sir John, 3rd Bt. (c.1677-1732), of Elmore and Rendcombe, Glos., and Harleyford, in Great Marlow, Bucks.

    GUISE, Sir John, 3rd Bt. (c.1677-1732), of Elmore and Rendcombe, Glos., and Harleyford, in Great Marlow, Bucks. Constituency Dates Gloucestershire 1705 1710 Great Marlow 1722 1727 Biography Sir John Guise, whose father and grandfather had both represented Gloucestershire, came of

    GUISE, Sir Berkeley William, 2nd Bt. (1775-1834), of Highnam Court, Glos.

    GUISE, Sir Berkeley William, 2nd Bt. (1775-1834), of Highnam Court, Glos. Constituency Dates Gloucestershire 7 Feb 1811 121832 Gloucestershire East 1832 23 July 1834 Ofifces Held Verderer and dep. warden, Forest of Dean 1801-d.; sheriff, Gloucester 1807, mayor 1818.

    STEPHENS, Thomas I (c.1639-1708), of Lypiatt Park, nr. Stroud, Glos.

    among Gloucestershire’s leading Whigs to end the ‘established’ Guise interest, and through the blatant partiality and enterprise of the sheriff obtained a majority. The contest cost Stephens £1,000, and in his memoirs Guise later recalled that this ‘expense lay so

    GUISE (GUYSE), Sir John, 2nd Bt. (c.1654-95), of Elmore, Glos.

    GUISE (GUYSE), Sir John, 2nd Bt. (c.1654-95), of Elmore, Glos. Constituency Dates Gloucestershire Mar. 1679 Gloucestershire Oct. 1679 Gloucestershire 1681 Gloucestershire 1689 Gloucestershire 1690 Gloucestershire 19 Nov. 1695 Ofifces Held Commr. for assessment, Glos. 1673-80, 1689-90, j.p. 1674-80, 1689-d.,

    REYNOLDS MORETON, Henry George Francis (1802-1853), of Lasborough, nr. Tetbury, Glos. and 15 South Audley Street, Mdx.

    made his first public appearance in the county in 1826, when he nominated the sitting Whig Member Sir Berkeley William Guise, and repeated this service in 1830.[footnote] He took a prominent part in the county meeting on reform, 17 Mar.

    BISLEY, John II, of St. John the Baptist's parish, Gloucester.

    Anselm Guise, who died in 1407. Together with Guise’s widow, Anne, in February 1410 he entered into recognizances undertaking to make payments totalling £100 to Katherine, widow of Sir John Bromwych, within three years; and on 26 Mar. Anne Guise

    BROKE, Simon, of Gloucester.

    horses, saddles, bridles and other goods belonging to the traitors, worth in all 100 marks.[footnote]Broke was probably connected with the Guise family of Elmore, for he acted as witness to a conveyance of part of their estate in February 1405.

    WARD, John (d.1755), of Hackney, Mdx.

    made his only reported speech on 21 Feb. 1724, against a petition from the subscribers to the Bahama Company[footnote] (see Guise, John). Next year he became involved in a dispute with the executors of the late Duke of Buckingham, from

    GUISE, Sir Berkeley William, 2nd bt. (1775-1834), of Highnam Court, Glos.

    the ensuing dissolution a requisition was organized in Gloucestershire pledging support for Guise and another reformer, Henry Reynolds Moreton, and they were returned unopposed after Somerset retired. Guise declared that the reform bill "may already be regarded as carried", condemned

    HOWE, Sir Scrope (1648-1713), of Langar, Notts.

    which they could establish the crown’s title. For their part in brokering this arrangement, Howe and his brother-in-law Sir John Guise, 2nd Bt.†, were to have a third of this share. However, when the alleged plot came under the eye

    CRAUFURD, John (c.1725-64).

    the House though often threatened the attempt’; and 23 Apr. 1764: ‘Craufurd is to be lieutenant governor of Berwick till Guise dies.’ And to Sir John Mordaunt, 18 June 1764:[footnote] ‘General Craufurd goes to Minorca.’Craufurd died in Minorca 2 Aug.

    WEBB, Edward (1779-1839), of Stoke Bishop, nr. Bristol, Glos.

    containing lead mines and leasehold property in Worcestershire and Berkshire.[footnote] In 1807 he married the sister of Sir Berkeley William Guise, a reforming Whig, who in 1811 successfully contested the county as the candidate of the independent gentlemen. When a

    NAPIER, Sir Nathaniel, 2nd Bt. (c.1636-1709), of More Critchell, Dorset

    1696 one of Napier’s daughters married Sir John Guise, 3rd Bt.*, who formed an unfavourable opinion of his father-in-law, with whom the young couple lived for a while after their marriage. Guise wrote that Napierwas a man of extreme levity,

    COCKS, Sir Richard, 2nd Bt. (c.1659-1726), of Dumbleton, Glos.

    agreeing with Hervey ‘with respect to the unhappy competition’ between Cocks and Sir John Guise for the Whig interest in Gloucestershire in 1705, that while Guise wouldact upon the same honest bottom, yet we can neither of us come up

    GILBERT, Robert II, of Gloucester.

    the hospital of St. Margaret of Wotton and Richard Manchester. In about 1418 he was made a trustee of the Guise family estates at Elmore and Minsterworth. Thomas More I of Gloucester (his colleague in the Parliament of 1415) named

    CLIFFORD, James, of Frampton-on-Severn, Glos.

    was no doubt in connexion with the payment of the fine that two months later Clifford and his friends Anselm Guise of Elmore and William Rye entered into recognizances for 200 marks with Hauberk and Thomas Percy, earl of Worcester,

    SHELLEY, Richard (1513/14-87).

    the French, but it is not known whether he went. In November 1551 Shelley and Edward Dudley escorted Mary of Guise, Queen Dowager of Scotland, on her return from France to Scotland.[footnote]On 21 Feb. 1552, while Parliament was in its

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