LOWTHER, Hon. Anthony (aft.1694-1741), of Lowther, Westmld.
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Family and Education
b. aft. 1694, 3rd s. of John Lowther, M.P., 1st Visct. Lonsdale, by Katherine, da. of Sir Henry Frederick Thynne, 1st Bt., sis. of Thomas Thynne, M.P., 1st Visct. Weymouth. unm.
Commr. of revenue [I] 1726-34.
Anthony Lowther, one of the handsomest men of his time,1 was brought in on the Lawson interest for Cockermouth at a by-election in 1721. Returned unopposed for Westmorland on his family’s interest at the general election of 1722, he obtained an Irish