BOSCAWEN, Hon. John (1714-67), of Hanover Sq., London.
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Family and Education
b. 2 Jan. 1714, 5th s. of Hugh Boscawen, 1st Visct. Falmouth, and bro. of Hon. Edward, George and Hugh Boscawen. educ. perhaps Eton 1728. m. 29 Dec. 1748, Thomasine, da. of Robert Surman, merchant, of Valentine House, Essex, 1s.
Cornet 1 Drag. Gds. 1736; page of honour to George II 1738; lt. 1742; exempt and capt. 3 Horse Gds. 1742-6; capt. and lt.-col. 1 Ft. Gds. 1748; col. 1758; col. 75 Ft. 1758-61; col. 45 Ft. 1761-d.; maj.-gen. 1761.
Master of the horse to Duke of Cumberland 1747-57;