EGERTON, Hon. William (1684-1732).
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Capt. 6 Ft. 1704; capt. and lt.-col. 1 Ft. Gds. 1705-Mar. 1714, Dec. 1714-June 1715; brevet col. 1711; col. 36 Ft. 1715-19, 20 Ft. 1719-d.
William Egerton, who had been forced to sell his company in the Guards in March 1714,1 was reinstated after the Hanoverian succession and given a regiment in 1715. Returned for Brackley by his brother, the 1st Duke of Bridgwater, he voted with the Government in all recorded divisions till his death, 15 July 1732.
Ref Volumes: 1715-1754
Author: Romney R. Sedgwick
- 1. HMC Portland, v. 408, 417.