PARKER, Armstead (c.1699-1777), of Burghberry Manor, Peterborough, Northants.
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Family and Education
b. c.1699, o.s. of Charles Parker. m. 28 Jan. 1738, Elizabeth, da. of Francis Rogers, keeper of the wardrobe to James II, and h. of her uncle, Humphrey Rogers of Munden, Herts., 1s. 2da. suc. fa. 1730.
Parker was returned in 1734 for Peterborough as a Tory on his family interest, voting against the Government. He did not stand in 1741 but was re-elected unopposed in succession to the 3rd Lord Fitzwilliam in 1742, voting against the Government till 1746, when he supported them on the Hanoverians.1 He died 5 Feb. 1777.
Ref Volumes: 1715-1754
Author: Romney R. Sedgwick
- 1. Owen, Pelhams, 307, n. 3.