KNIGHTLEY, Lucy (1742-91), of Fawsley, Northants.

Published in The History of Parliament: the House of Commons 1754-1790, ed. L. Namier, J. Brooke., 1964
Available from Boydell and Brewer

Constituency

Dates

21 Nov. 1763 - 1768
14 Jan. 1773 - 1784

Family and Education

b. 23 Feb. 1742, 1st s. of Valentine Knightley.  educ. Rugby 1748; Eton 1755-9; B.N.C. Oxf. 1760.  suc. fa. 2 May 1754.  m. 14 Apr. 1764, Catherine, 3rd da. of Sir James Dashwood, 2nd Bt., s.p.

Offices Held

Sheriff, Northants. 1770-1.

Biography

Knightley was returned for Northampton in 1763 on the Compton interest, but did not stand at the general election of 1768. During this period he