BRACEBRIDGE, Samuel (1673-1735), of Lindley Hall, Leics.
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Family and Education
b. 4 Apr. 1673, 1st s. of Abraham Bracebridge of Atherstone Hall, Warws. by Mary, da. and coh. of Thomas Charnell of Snarestone, Leics. educ. B.N.C. Oxf. 1691; called I. Temple 1699; bencher 1721. 11 m. Anne, da. of Thomas Savage of Elmley Castle, Worcs., 4s. suc. fa. 1694.
Returned as a Tory for Tamworth, Bracebridge, a practising lawyer, voted against the Government after 1715. In 1721 his name was sent to the Pretender in a list of probable supporters in the event of a Jacobite rising.1 Re-elected after a contest in 1722, but unseated on petition, he did not stand again. He died 1735 (buried 11 Nov.).
Ref Volumes: 1715-1754
Author: Romney R. Sedgwick
- 1. Stuart mss 65/16.