TEMPLE, Hon. Richard (c.1726-49), of Broadlands, Hants.

Published in The History of Parliament: the House of Commons 1715-1754, ed. R. Sedgwick, 1970
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17 Dec. 1747 - 8 Aug. 1749

Family and Education

b. c.1726, o. surv. s. of Henry Temple, 1st Visct. Palmerston [I]. educ. Clare, Camb. 1743. m. 18 May 1748, Henrietta, da. of Thomas Pelham of Stanmer, Suss., 1s.

Offices Held


Richard Temple was brought in for Downton at a contested by-election as a government supporter. He died v.p. of smallpox 8 Aug. 1749.

Ref Volumes: 1715-1754

Author: R. S. Lea