COPE, Monoux (c.1696-1763), of Bramshill, Hants.

Published in The History of Parliament: the House of Commons 1715-1754, ed. R. Sedgwick, 1970
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1722 - 1727
1741 - 1747

Family and Education

b. c.1696, 1st s. of Sir John Cope, 6th Bt.. m. 1726, Penelope, da. of Hon. Henry Mordaunt, M.P., niece of Charles, 3rd Earl of Peterborough, 2s. suc. fa. as 7th Bt. 8 Dec. 1749.

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Cope was returned for Banbury on his family’s interest, succeeding his kinsman, Sir Jonathan Cope. In the next Parliament he sat for Newport on the government interest. He voted with the Government, was classed as ‘Pelham’ in the Cockpit list of 1742, and as an Old Whig in the list of 1746. He died 29 June 1763, aged 67.

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Author: Shirley Matthews