Roger Cave

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Sir Roger Cave, 2nd Baronet (21 September 1655 – 11 October 1703)[1] was an English politician and baronet.

Life[edit]

Roger Cave was the oldest son of Sir Thomas Cave, 1st Baronet and his second wife Hon. Penelope Wenman, daughter of Thomas Wenman, 2nd Viscount Wenman.[2] In 1671, he succeeded his father as baronet and owner of Stanford Hall, Leicestershire.[1] He was educated at Christ's College, Cambridge.[3]

Cave was High Sheriff of Northamptonshire for 1679–80[4] and then Member of Parliament (MP) for Coventry from 1685 until 1690.[5]

On 26 March 1676, Cave married firstly Martha Browne, daughter of John Browne,[6] and then secondly Mary Bromley, daughter of Sir William Bromley.[4] He had five sons and two daughters by his first wife and a son and two daughters by his second wife.[2] Cave died in 1703 and was succeeded by his oldest son Sir Thomas Cave, 3rd Baronet.[7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Leigh Rayment - Baronetage". Retrieved 22 April 2009. 
  2. ^ a b Kimber, Edward (1771). Richard Johnson, ed. The Baronetage of England: Containing a Genealogical and Historical Account of All the English Baronets. vol. I. London: Thomas Wotton. p. 364. 
  3. ^ "Cave, Sir Roger, Bart (CV671R)". A Cambridge Alumni Database. University of Cambridge. 
  4. ^ a b "ThePeerage - Sir Roger Cave, 2nd Bt". Retrieved 9 January 2009. 
  5. ^ "Leigh Rayment - British House of Commons, Coventry". Retrieved 22 April 2009. 
  6. ^ "United Kingdom Parliament, Official Website - Archives". Retrieved 22 April 2009. 
  7. ^ Collins, Arthur (1741). Richard Johnson, ed. The English Baronetage: Containing a Genealogical and Historical Account of All the English Baronets. vol. IL. London: Thomas Wotton. p. 178. 
Parliament of England
Preceded by
John Stratford
Richard Hopkins
Member of Parliament for Coventry
1685–1690
With: Sir Thomas Norton 1685–1689
John Stratford 1689–1690
Succeeded by
Richard Hopkins
John Stratford
Baronetage of England
Preceded by
Thomas Cave
Baronet
(of Stanford)
1671–1703
Succeeded by
Thomas Cave