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    ADAMS, Nicholas (c.1565-1628), of Peterchurch, Pemb.

    mayor of Pembroke at the time of the election was Adams’s future father-in-law, and Adams himself was still a student at the Middle Temple.In May 1597 Adams obtained a 21-year lease from the commissioners for the forfeited estates of Sir

    ADAMS, alias BODRUGAN, Nicholas (by 1521-57/84), of the Middle Temple, London and Townstall, Dartmouth, Devon.

    Biography Nicholas Adams came of a gentle family long associated with Dartmouth and its neighbourhood. Several of his ancestors had traded from the port and had held office there: his father and he continued this tradition, John Adams serving for

    ADAMS, Roger (d.1404/5), of Great Yarmouth, Norf.

    ADAMS, Roger (d.1404/5), of Great Yarmouth, Norf. Constituency Dates Great Yarmouth Jan. 1404 Ofifces Held Bailiff, Yarmouth Mich. 1401-2. Biography Adams was one of the ‘great and powerful men’ of Yarmouth who had been terrorizing the ‘poor men’ of the

    ADAMS, Henry (by 1532-1611), of Peterchurch in Pembroke.

    ADAMS, Henry (by 1532-1611), of Peterchurch in Pembroke. Constituency Dates Pembroke Boroughs Mar. 1553 Pembroke Boroughs Oct. 1553 Ofifces Held J.p. Pemb. 1572, 1575-d.; sheriff 1587-8. Biography Like his father, Henry Adams was a leading townsman of Pembroke and a

    ADAMS, John (?1746-1817), of Peterwell, Card.

    ADAMS, John (?1746-1817), of Peterwell, Card. Constituency Dates Carmarthen 1774 1780 Biography In 1767 John Adams gave £4,000 towards the rebuilding of Carmarthen guildhall. He was returned unopposed in 1774 on the interest of Griffith Philipps. He had also purchased

    ADAMS, William (1752-1811), of Bowden, nr. Totnes, Devon.

    ADAMS, William (1752-1811), of Bowden, nr. Totnes, Devon. Constituency Dates Plympton Erle 1796 June 1801 Totnes 6 July 1801 21 Sept. 1811 Ofifces Held Mayor, Totnes 1780-1, 1788-9, 1797-8, recorder 1807-d. Biography Adams spent much of his life in trade,

    ADAMS, John (by 1511-71/75), of Peterchurch in Pembroke and St. Petrox, Pemb.

    ADAMS, John (by 1511-71/75), of Peterchurch in Pembroke and St. Petrox, Pemb. Constituency Dates Pembroke Boroughs 1542 Ofifces Held Receiver and bailiff, lordships of Cilsain, Carm. Angle, Burton, Carew and Upton, Pemb. by 1541-Feb. 1543; commr. subsidy, Pembroke 1543,

    HAKLUYT, Thomas.

    was involved in ‘divers riotous proceedings’ during which he forcibly expelled John Adams, who claimed to be deputy steward of Leominster, and held the manor court himself. Adams complained to the Privy Council: no result of his petition has been

    ADAMS, James (1752-1816), of Berkeley Square, Mdx.

    ADAMS, James (1752-1816), of Berkeley Square, Mdx. Constituency Dates West Looe 21 Aug. 1784 11790 Hindon 1790 11796 Bramber 1796 11802 Harwich 7 Apr. 1803 11806 Harwich 9 Mar. 1807 11807 Ofifces Held Ld. of Admiralty Feb. 1801-May 1804.

    SAINTCLERE, John (1506/7-68/71), of East Budleigh and Ashburton, Devon.

    helped by his family’s friendship with Sir Thomas Denys, the presiding justice, but their principal champion at Exeter was Nicholas Adams alias Bodrugan†, a lawyer, who argued that Ashburton market was not affected by the terms of the Chantries Act

    ADAMS, Charles (1753-1821), of Chapel Street, Grosvenor Square, Mdx.

    1809 Sidmouth sent Charles Bragge Bathurst* a letter to him from Adams renewing his ‘oath of allegiance’ and instructed him to destroy it.[footnote] In the session of 1810, Adams was at first in step with Sidmouth, voting for the address,

    COURTENAY, Thomas Peregrine (1782-1841).

    William Dacres Adams, then a Home Office clerk and subsequently private secretary to Pitt and the Duke of Portland as prime ministers, was later strengthened by their marriages to the Mayow sisters. In September 1801 Courtenay told Adams that ‘whatsoever

    ROUPE, Gilbert (by 1514-75/78), of Dartmouth, Devon.

    election with Nicholas Adams alias Bodrugan to the Parliament of March 1553 followed immediately on his mayoralty and represented a return to the port’s policy of choosing a townsman with a local lawyer: in the following Parliament Adams was to

    FOWNES LUTTRELL, Thomas (1763-1811), of Dunster Castle, Som.

    military profession’. He became a commissioner of the lottery and on 26 June 1804 Pitt was requested by his brother to offerPRO 30/8/153, ff. 236, 238; PRO, Dacres Adams mss 5/59; Sir H. C. Maxwell Lyte, Hist. Dunster, i. 463.

    WALLOP, Hon. Coulson (1774-1807).

    until the dissolution, when he was replaced by his brother Newton.Wallop proceeded to France in 1802 and became one of Buonaparte’s détenus. He died a captive at Verdun, 31 Aug. 1807.PRO, Dacres Adams mss 3/58; Gent. Mag. (1807), ii. 980.

    ADAMS, George (1731-89), of Sambrook, Salop, and Shugborough, Staffs.

    ADAMS, George (1731-89), of Sambrook, Salop, and Shugborough, Staffs. Constituency Dates Saltash 1761 1768 Lichfield 31 Jan. 1770 27 Oct. 1789 Biography Adams was returned for Saltash in 1761 through the influence of his uncle Lord Anson, then first lord

    ADAMS, James (1752-1816), of Doctors' Commons, London.

    ADAMS, James (1752-1816), of Doctors' Commons, London. Constituency Dates West Looe 21 Aug. 1784 1790 Hindon 1790 1796 Bramber 1796 1802 Harwich 7 Apr. 1803 1806 Harwich 29 Apr. 1807 Ofifces Held Ld. of Admiralty 1801-4. Biography Adams’s return

    ADAM, Robert (1728-92), of Dowhill, Kinross.

    crisis. On 27 June David Hume wrote to Adam Smith:[footnote]Of all the sufferers I am the most concerned for the Adams ... But their undertakings were so rash that nothing could support them. They must dismiss 3,000 workmen, who, comprehending

    WIGRAM, Robert II (1773-1843), of Belmont Lodge, Malvern Wells, Worcs.

    session’, believing his politics to be ‘well known’ to Dacres Adams. He mentioned Boroughbridge, if ‘not engaged’, and Leominster, but added that his father wished to avoid a contest. Adams could not then help him and Wigram wrote again that

    BOWLES, John (d.1598), of Earsham, Norf.

    Thomas Lestrange was one of the witnesses.HMC Hatfield, i. 549, 576; Lansd. 105, f. 97; HMC Var. ii. 234; Norwich wills, 234 Adams; Vis. Herts. (Harl. Soc. xxii), 112; R. Clutterbuck, Herts. iii. 596; N. Williams, Duke of Norfolk, 246.

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