BYRON, Hon. William (1749-76).

Published in The History of Parliament: the House of Commons 1754-1790, ed. L. Namier, J. Brooke., 1964
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28 Jan. 1775 - 22 June 1776

Family and Education

b. 27 Oct. 1749, 1st s. of William, 5th Baron Byron, by Elizabeth, da. and h. of Charles Shaw of Besthorpe Hall, Norf. educ. Eton 1763-6. m. his cos. Juliana Elizabeth, da. of Adm. John Byron, 1s.

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At the general election of 1774 Byron contested Morpeth on the Carlisle interest, was defeated, but seated on petition. No vote or speech by him is recorded. He died 22 June 1776.

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Author: Mary M. Drummond