Richard Hampden (1674–1728)

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Richard Hampden PC (aft. 1674 – 27 July 1728) was an English politician, the son of John Hampden, and great-grandson of Ship money tax protestor John Hampden.

He sat for Wendover from 1701 to 1708, 1713 to 1714 and 1722 to 1728, and Buckinghamshire from 1708 to 1710, 1715 to 1722, and 1727 to 1728. In 1718, he was sworn of the Privy Council and appointed Treasurer of the Navy, an office he held until 1720.

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Parliament of England
Preceded by
Richard Beke
John Backwell
Member of Parliament for Wendover
1701–1707
With: John Backwell 1701
Richard Crawley 1701–1702, 1702–1705
Sir Roger Hill 1702, 1705–1707
Succeeded by
Parliament of Great Britain
Parliament of Great Britain
Preceded by
Parliament of England
Member of Parliament for Wendover
1707–1708
With: Sir Roger Hill 1707–1708
Succeeded by
Sir Roger Hill
Thomas Ellys
Preceded by
Sir Richard Temple, Bt
William Egerton
Member of Parliament for Buckinghamshire
1708–1710
With: Sir Edmund Denton, Bt
Succeeded by
Sir Edmund Denton, Bt
The Viscount Fermanagh
Preceded by
William Kerr
Jonathan Hutchinson
Member of Parliament for Berwick upon Tweed
1711–1715
With: William Kerr 1711–1713
William Orde 1713–1715
Succeeded by
Grey Neville
John Shute Barrington
Preceded by
Sir Roger Hill
Henry Grey
Member of Parliament for Wendover
1713–1714
With: Sir Roger Hill
Succeeded by
Sir Roger Hill
James Stanhope
Preceded by
The Viscount Fermanagh
John Fleetwood
Member of Parliament for Buckinghamshire
1715–1722
With: John Fleetwood
Succeeded by
Montagu Garrard Drake
Sir Thomas Lee, Bt
Preceded by
Sir Roger Hill
Richard Grenville
Member of Parliament for Wendover
1722–1728
With: Sir Richard Steele 1720–1727
The Viscount Limerick 1727–1728
Succeeded by
The Viscount Limerick
John Hamilton
Preceded by
Montagu Garrard Drake
Sir Thomas Lee, Bt
Member of Parliament for Buckinghamshire
1727–1728
With: Sir William Stanhope
Succeeded by
Sir William Stanhope
Sir Thomas Lee, Bt
Political offices
Preceded by
John Aislabie
Treasurer of the Navy
1718–1720
Succeeded by
Sir George Byng
Preceded by
Sir Roger Mostyn, Bt
Teller of the Exchequer
1716–1718
Succeeded by
The Lord Onslow