Sir John Aubrey, 2nd Baronet

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Sir John Aubrey, 2nd Baronet (c. 1650 – 15 September 1700)[1] was an English politician.

He was the only surviving son of Sir John Aubrey, 1st Baronet and his wife Mary South, daughter of Sir Richard South.[2] Aubrey matriculated from Jesus College, Oxford in 1668 and was called to the bar by the Middle Temple in 1672.[3] He succeeded his father as baronet in 1679,[1] and was High Sheriff of Glamorganshire in 1685.[4] Aubrey was Member of Parliament (MP) for Brackley from 1698 to his death in 1700.[5]

On 1 March 1678, he married firstly Margaret Lowther, daughter of Sir John Lowther, 1st Baronet in St James's in London.[4] By 1691, he married secondly Mary Jephson, daughter of William Lewis[6] and widow of William Jephson. Aubrey died at Boarstall in Buckinghamshire after a fall from his horse[2] and was buried at Llantrithydd in Glamorgan.[3] His only son John succeeded to the baronetcy.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Leigh Rayment - Baronetage". Retrieved 6 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 II. London: Thomas Wotton. p. 74. 
  3. ^ a b Cruickshanks, Eveline; Handley, Stuart; Hayton, D.W., eds. (2002). The House of Commons, 1690-1715 III. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. p. 87. 
  4. ^ a b "ThePeerage - Sir John Aubrey, 2nd Bt". Retrieved 2 April 2007. 
  5. ^ "Leigh Rayment - British House of Commons, Brackley". Retrieved 6 April 2009. 
  6. ^ a b Debrett, John (1824). Debrett's Baronetage of England I (5th ed.). London: G. Woodfall. p. 248. 
Parliament of England
Preceded by
Charles Egerton
Harry Mordaunt
Member of Parliament for Brackley
1698 – 1700
With: Charles Egerton
Succeeded by
Charles Egerton
Harry Mordaunt
Baronetage of England
Preceded by
John Aubrey
Baronet
(of Llantrithead)
1679 – 1700
Succeeded by
John Aubrey