HALE, Paggen (c.1715-55), of King's Walden, Herts.

Published in The History of Parliament: the House of Commons 1754-1790, ed. L. Namier, J. Brooke., 1964
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1747 - 3 Apr. 1755

Family and Education

b. c.1715, 2nd s. of William Hale of King’s Walden, M.P., by Catherine, da. of Peter Paggen of Wandsworth, Surr. educ. G. Inn 1732, called 1739. m. 20 Nov. 1742, Elizabeth, da. of Humphry Morice, M.P., dep. gov. of Bank of England, and sis. of Humphry Morice jun., s.p. suc.bro. William 1742.


Offices Held


In 1754 in a contested election Hale stood on a joint interest with Charles Gore and came out head of the poll. Dupplin classed him among the ‘country gentlemen’ supporting the Government.  He died 3 Apr. 1755.

Ref Volumes: 1754-1790

Author: Sir Lewis Namier