COPE, Jonathan II (c.1692-1765), of Bruern Abbey, Oxon.

Published in The History of Parliament: the House of Commons 1690-1715, ed. D. Hayton, E. Cruickshanks, S. Handley, 2002
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1713 - 1722

Family and Education

b. c.1692, 1st s. of Jonathan Cope I*.  educ. Eton 1706; Christ Church, Oxf. matric. 18 Feb. 1708, aged 16.  m. ?1717, Mary (d.1755), da. of Sir Robert Jenkinson, 2nd Bt.*, 1s. d.v.p. 5da.  suc. fa. 1694; Sir John Cope, 5th Bt.*, to Hanwell, Oxon. 1721;  cr. Bt. 1 Mar. 1714.1

Offices Held

Freeman and bailiff, Oxford 1714.2


Under his father’s will, Cope was to be left under the charge of his mother unless she remarried. When she did so the provisions of the will, which appointed Sir Thomas Pershall,