MANSEL, Hon. Robert (1695-1723), of Margam, Glam. and Crayford, Kent.
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b. 2 Nov. 1695, 1st s. of Thomas Mansel, M.P., 1st Baron Mansel of Margam, and bro. of Bussy Mansel. m. Apr. 1718 Anne, da. and coh. of Adm. Sir Clowdisley Shovell, M.P., of May Place, Crayford, Kent, 2s. 1da.
Robert Mansel, the heir to an ancient Welsh family, was an active Jacobite, whose name was sent to the Pretender in 1721 as one of the leaders of Glamorgan in the event of a rising.1 Returned for Minehead on the Luttrell interest at a by-election in December 1721, he died a few months before his father, 29 Apr. 1723.
Ref Volumes: 1715-1754
Author: Shirley Matthews
- 1. C. A. Maunsell E. P. Statham, Maunsell Fam. ii. 21-26; Stuart mss 65/16.