CECIL, Hon. Charles (?1683-1726), of Snape Hill, Scarborough, Yorks.

Published in The History of Parliament: the House of Commons 1715-1754, ed. R. Sedgwick, 1970
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1705 - 1722

Family and Education

b. ?1683, 3rd s. of John Cecil, M.P., 5th Earl of Exeter, by Lady Anne Cavendish, da. of William, 3rd Earl of Devonshire, wid. of Charles, Lord Rich; uncle of Brownlow Cecil, 8th Earl of Exeter. educ. St. John’s, Camb. 20 Oct. 1696, aged 13; I. Temple 1701. unm.

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Returned for Stamford on Lord Exeter’s interest, Cecil, a Tory, voted consistently against the Administration after George I’s accession. He did not stand in 1722, dying March 1726.

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