ARMYTAGE, Sir John, 2nd Bt. (1732-58), of Kirklees Park, Yorks.
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Family and Education
b. 13 July 1732, 1st s. of Sir Samuel Armytage, 1st Bt., by Anne, da. of Thomas Griffith of Llanvyllan, Mont. educ. Eton, 1748; Trinity, Camb. 1751. unm. suc. fa. 19 Aug. 1747.
Lord Rockingham desires me to acquaint your Grace that last Monday everything succeeded at York beyond his expectation. There was a most numerous appearance. They deputed a committee of 12 of the principal inhabitants to desire Lord Rockingham to recommend a candidate upon the Whig interest. He named Sir J. Armytage, and the recommendation was received unanimously.
Armytage supported Newcastle in Parliament. His only recorded speech was on the Minorca inquiry, 25 Apr. 1757.2