WILDMAN, John II (c.1648-1710), of Becket House, Shrivenham, Berks.

Published in The History of Parliament: the House of Commons 1660-1690, ed. B.D. Henning, 1983
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Family and Education

b. c.1648, o.s. of John Wildman I. educ. Univ. Coll. Oxf. matric. 8 Apr. 1663, aged 17; L. Inn 1669. m. lic. 5 Sept. 1676, aged 26, Eleanor (d. 30 Aug. 1677), da. of Edward Chute of Bethersden, Kent, s.p. suc. fa. 1693.1

Offices Held

Capt. of ft. ?Oct. 1688-9, Visct. Charlemont’s regt. 1694-6, William Stewart’s regt. 1696-7.

Commr. for assessment, Berks. and Wilts. 1689; j.p. Mdx. 1689-?94, Wilts. ?1697-d.; sheriff, Berks. 1705-6.2


Wildman is said to have shared his father’s imprisonment after the Restoration, and was certainly given access to him in Pendennis Castle in 1666. He accepted his father’s