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Bathurst, Allen (1st Earl Bathurst)

Born: 1684 AD
Died: 1775 AD, at 91 years of age.

Nationality: American
Categories: Politician


1704 - Bathurst married his cousin, Catherine the daughter of Sir Peter Apsley.


1705-1711 - Educated at Trinity College, Oxford, and became member of parliament for Cirencester.


          - Created Baron Bathurst of Battlesden, Bedfordshire.


1739 - His name is listed as a founding Governor on the royal charter of the Foundling Hospital, granted by king George II.


1742 - He was made a privy councillor.


1772 - Created Earl Bathurst, having previously received a pension of 2000 a year chargeable upon the Irish revenues.


1775 - He died 16th of September and was buried in Cirencester church.





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