ROLLE, Samuel II (1669-1735), of Hudscott, Devon

Published in The History of Parliament: the House of Commons 1690-1715, ed. D. Hayton, E. Cruickshanks, S. Handley, 2002
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1705 - 1708

Family and Education

b. 5 Mar. 1669, 1st s. of Dennis (or Dyonisius) Rolle of Great Torrington, Devon, and the Inner Temple by Jane Lovering of Hudscott.  educ. Exeter, Oxf. 16 July 1687, BA 1691; M. Temple 1689, called 1697.  m. 30 Apr. 1700, Dorothy (d. 1735), da. and coh. of John Lovering, merchant, of Wichehalse, Devon, 2s. (1 d.v.p.) 2da.  suc. fa. 1671.1

Offices Held


Rolle’s family were distant cousins of the far wealthier Rolles of Stevenstone. His grandfather, Sir Samuel Rolle, had sat for Barnstaple, while further connexions with the borough were provided through his m