Sir John Bowyer, 2nd Baronet

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Sir John Bowyer, 2nd Baronet (25 April 1653 – 18 July 1691)[1] was an English politician.

He was the oldest son of Sir John Bowyer, 1st Baronet and Mary Milward, daughter of Robert Milward.[2] Bowyer was educated at Christ Church, Oxford and graduated with a Master of Arts (MA) in 1669.[2] Three years ago, he had succeeded his father as baronet.[1] Bowyer was High Sheriff of Staffordshire between 1677 and 1678.[2] He sat then as Member of Parliament (MP) for Warwick from 1678 until 1679[3] and for Staffordshire from 1679 until 1685.[4]

On 10 July 1672, he married Hon. Jane Murray, daughter of Henry Murray and the Viscountess Bayning.[5] Bowyer was buried at Biddulph in Staffordshire[2] and was succeeded in the baronetcy by his only son John.[1]


  1. ^ a b c "Leigh Rayment - Baronetage". Retrieved 30 March 2009. 
  2. ^ a b c d "The Peerage - Sir John Bowyer, 2nd Bt". Retrieved 29 January 2009. 
  3. ^ "Leigh Rayment - British House of Commons, Warwick". Retrieved 30 March 2009. 
  4. ^ "Leigh Rayment - British House of Commons, Staffordshire". Retrieved 30 March 2009. 
  5. ^ Courthope, William (1835). Synopsis of the Extinct Baronetage of England. London: G. Woodfall. p. 28. 
Parliament of England
Preceded by
The Lord Digby
Sir Francis Compton
Member of Parliament for Warwick
With: Sir Francis Compton
Succeeded by
Sir John Clopton
Sir Henry Puckering
Preceded by
Sir Edward Littleton
Randolph Egerton
Member of Parliament for Staffordshire
With: Sir Walter Bagot
Succeeded by
Sir Walter Bagot
Edward Littleton
Baronetage of England
Preceded by
John Bowyer
(of Knipersley)
Succeeded by
John Bowyer