POWLETT, Lord William (1667-1729), of Chilbolton, Hants and Marrick Priory, Yorks.

Published in The History of Parliament: the House of Commons 1660-1690, ed. B.D. Henning, 1983
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Feb. 1701
Dec. 1701
1727 - 25 Sept. 11729

Family and Education

b. c.1667, 2nd s. of Charles Powlett I, 1st Duke of Bolton, by 2nd w.; bro. of Charles Powlett II, Earl of Wiltshire. m. (1) settlement 26 Feb. 1689, Louisa, da. of Armand Caumont de la Force, Mq. de Mompouillon, 2s. 2da.; (2) lic. 26 Oct. 1699, Anne, da. of Randolph Egerton of Betley, Staffs. and coh. to her bro. James, 1da.1

Offices Held

Freeman, Winchester 1689, Lymington 1689; dep. lt. Hants 1689-d.; commr. for assessment, Hants and Yorks. (W. Riding) 1689-90; capt. of militia ft. Winchester by 1697; recorder, Grimsby 1699-d.; j.p. Hants and Lincs. 1699-d.; mayor, Lymington 1701-5, 1724-5, 1728-d.; keeper of Rhinefield walk, New Forest 1718-d.2

Farmer of green-wax fines 1690-1706; teller of the Exchequer 1714-d.