FOLEY, Richard (1681-1732), of Lincoln's Inn, London.

Published in The History of Parliament: the House of Commons 1715-1754, ed. R. Sedgwick, 1970
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18 July 1711 - 27 Mar. 1732

Family and Education

b. 19 Feb. 1681, 3rd s. of Thomas Foley, M.P., of Witley Court, Worcs., and bro. of Edward Foley. educ. L. Inn 1695, called 1702, bencher 1726. unm.

Offices Held

2nd prothonotary court of common pleas 1703-d.


Returned as a Tory on the family interest at Droitwich, Richard Foley voted consistently with the Opposition. He died 27 Mar. 1732, bequeathing £100 to William Shippen ‘for his services done his country’.1

Ref Volumes: 1715-1754

Author: A. N. Newman


  • 1. Gent. Mag. 1732, p. 679.