George Boscawen (born 1745)

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George Boscawen (born 4 September 1745) was a British Member of Parliament, the son of Lieutenant-General George Boscawen.

In 1768 he was elected to Parliament for St Mawes, and in 1774 for Truro. In the latter year he was commissioned an ensign in the 4th Regiment of Foot.

In May of 1776 he eloped to France with Annabella, wife of Sir Patrick Blake, 1st Baronet and daughter of Sir William Bunbury, 5th Baronet. They remained abroad until 1779. Boscawen did not stand in the general election of 1780.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Namier, Lewis (1964). "Boscawen, George (b. 1745)". In Namier, Lewis; Brooke, John. The History of Parliament: the House of Commons 1754-1790. London: Haynes. ISBN 9780436304200.