Philip Rashleigh (1689–1736)

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Arms of Rashleigh: Sable, a cross or between in the first quarter: a Cornish chough, argent beaked and legged gules; in the second quarter: a text "T"; in the third and fourth quarters: a crescent all of the third[1]

Philip II Rashleigh (1689-1736) of Menabilly, near Fowey, Cornwall, was MP for Liskeard 1710-1722.[2]


He was the eldest son and heir of Jonathan Rashleigh II (1642–1702), MP, of Menabilly by his second wife Jane Carew, a daughter of Sir John Carew, 3rd Baronet (1635–1692) of Antony, Torpoint, Cornwall.


He served as MP for Liskeard 1710-1722.[3] He rebuilt Menabilly House circa 1710-15.[4] He was a supporter of the Jacobite Pretender.

Death & succession[edit]

He died in 1736 without progeny, whereupon his heir became his younger brother Jonathan Rashleigh III (1693–1764), MP.



Parliament of Great Britain
Preceded by
John Dolben
William Bridges
Member of Parliament for Liskeard
With: William Bridges (1710–15)
Sir John Trelawny, Bt (1715-22)
Succeeded by
Edward Eliot
John Lansdell