PARKER, Armstead (c.1699-1777), of Burghberry Manor, Peterborough, Northants.

Published in The History of Parliament: the House of Commons 1715-1754, ed. R. Sedgwick, 1970
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29 Jan. 1734 - May 1741
3 May 1742 - 1747
1761 - 1768

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.

Offices Held


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.