BLAGRAVE, John (1713-87), of Southcot, nr. Reading, Berks.

Published in The History of Parliament: the House of Commons 1715-1754, ed. R. Sedgwick, 1970
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6 Dec. 1739 - 1747

Family and Education

bap. 11 Feb. 1713, 1st s. of Anthony Blagrave. educ. Magdalen, Oxf. 1732. m. 6 Aug. 1745, Anne, 1st da. and coh. of Sir George Cobb, 3rd Bt., of Adderbury, Oxon., 1s. d.v.p. suc. fa. 1744.

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John Blagrave, a Tory like his father, took one of the Reading seats from the Whigs at a contested by-election in 1739, retaining it without opposition in 1741, after which he did not stand again. In Parliament he voted against the Administration in all recorded divisions. He died 9 Dec. 1787.

Ref Volumes: 1715-1754

Author: R. S. Lea