To install click the Add extension button. That's it.

The source code for the WIKI 2 extension is being checked by specialists of the Mozilla Foundation, Google, and Apple. You could also do it yourself at any point in time.

4,5
Kelly Slayton
Congratulations on this excellent venture… what a great idea!
Alexander Grigorievskiy
I use WIKI 2 every day and almost forgot how the original Wikipedia looks like.
Live Statistics
English Articles
Improved in 24 Hours
Added in 24 Hours
Languages
Recent
Show all languages
What we do. Every page goes through several hundred of perfecting techniques; in live mode. Quite the same Wikipedia. Just better.
.
Leo
Newton
Brights
Milds

Sir Thomas Lyttelton, 4th Baronet

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Sir Thomas Lyttelton, 4th Baronet, of Frankley, in the County of Worcester (1686 – 14 September 1751), was an English landowner and Whig politician who sat in the House of Commons from 1721 to 1741. He held office as one of the Lords of the Admiralty from 1727 to 1741.

Early life

Lyttelton was the only surviving son of Sir Charles Lyttelton, 3rd Baronet, of Frankley, in the County of Worcester, MP, and his wife Anne Temple, daughter of Thomas Temple of Frankton, Warwickshire. He married Christian Temple, daughter of Sir Richard Temple, 3rd Baronet, of Stowe, on 8 May 1708. On the death of his father in 1716, he inherited the baronetcy and Lyttelton family estates in Frankley, Halesowen, Hagley, and Upper Arley.[1]

Career

Lyttelton was elected as one of the Members of Parliament for Worcestershire at a by-election on 6 March 1721. He was returned again at the 1727 British general election and was appointed as one of the Lords of the Admiralty in 1727, holding the post until 1741. He decided not to stand again at Worcestershire at the 1734 British general election and was brought in instead for Camelford by his son in law Thomas Pitt. He did not stand at the 1741 British general election.[2]

Legacy

St John the Baptist Church, Hagley, memorial to Sir Thomas Lyttelton, 4th Baronet (1686–1751) and his wife Christian, née Temple
St John the Baptist Church, Hagley, memorial to Sir Thomas Lyttelton, 4th Baronet (1686–1751) and his wife Christian, née Temple

Lyttelton died on 14 September 1751, leaving six sons and six daughters. He was succeeded by his eldest son George Lyttelton. His second son was Charles Lyttelton, Bishop of Carlisle and antiquary. His fourth son was Lt-General Sir Richard Lyttelton, KB. His fifth son William Henry Lyttelton succeeded as 7th baronet and was created Lord Westcote (an Irish title) in 1776 and then Baron Lyttelton in 1794. His daughter Christian married Thomas Pitt, MP.

Lyttelton's brother-in-law Sir Richard Temple, 4th Baronet was created Viscount Cobham with special remainder (in default of his own heirs male) to his sister Christian and her heirs male and in default of them to the heirs male of Christian. This latter remainder took effect in 1889 when her descendant Charles, Lord Lyttelton succeeded as Viscount Cobham.

References

  1. ^ Cokayne, George Edward, ed. (1900), Complete Baronetage volume 1 (1611–1625), 1, Exeter: William Pollard and Co, retrieved 23 February 2019
  2. ^ "LYTTELTON, Sir Thomas, 4th Bt. (1686–1751), of Hagley Hall, Worcs". History of Parliament Online. Retrieved 18 August 2018.
  • Burkes Peerage and Baronetage (1939), s.v. Cobham, Viscount
Parliament of Great Britain
Preceded by
Sir John Pakington, Bt
Samuel Pytts
Member of Parliament for Worcestershire
1721–1734
With: Sir John Pakington, Bt 1721–1727
Sir Herbert Pakington, Bt 1727–1734
Succeeded by
Sir Herbert Pakington, Bt
Edmund Lechmere
Preceded by
Thomas Hales
John Pitt
Member of Parliament for Camelford
1734–1741
With: James Cholmondeley
Succeeded by
The Earl of Inchiquin
Charles Montagu
Baronetage of England
Preceded by
Charles Lyttelton
Baronet
(of Frankley)
1716–1751
Succeeded by
George Lyttelton


This page was last edited on 12 July 2021, at 07:02
Basis of this page is in Wikipedia. Text is available under the CC BY-SA 3.0 Unported License. Non-text media are available under their specified licenses. Wikipedia® is a registered trademark of the Wikimedia Foundation, Inc. WIKI 2 is an independent company and has no affiliation with Wikimedia Foundation.