COKE, Hon. Edward (1719-53).

Published in The History of Parliament: the House of Commons 1715-1754, ed. R. Sedgwick, 1970
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1741 - 1747
1747 - 31 Aug. 1753

Family and Education

b. 2 Feb. 1719, o.s. of Thomas Coke, 1st Earl of Leicester. educ. Westminster 1729-35; Ch. Ch. Oxf. 1735; Grand Tour 1737-41.1 m. 1 Apr. 1747, Lady Mary Campbell, da. and coh. of John, 2nd Duke of Argyll [S], s.p. Styled Visct. Coke 1744-d.

Offices Held


Shortly before Coke’s return from the grand tour, his father described him as ‘sober as to wine and of a meek temper’, adding that as soon as he go