Sir Thomas Frankland, 2nd Baronet

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Sir Thomas Frankland, 2nd Baronet (September 1665 – 30 October 1726), of Thirkleby Hall in Yorkshire, was an English Member of Parliament.

He was the eldest son of Sir William Frankland, 1st Baronet, and succeeded to the baronetcy on 2 August 1697. He entered Parliament in 1685 as member for Thirsk (for which his father had previously been MP), and subsequently also represented Hedon.

Frankland married Elizabeth Russell, daughter of Sir John Russell and Frances Cromwell (daughter of Oliver Cromwell), in 1683, and they had at least eight children, including:

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Parliament of England
Preceded by
Sir William Frankland
Sir William Ayscough
Member of Parliament for Thirsk
1685–1695
With: Richard Staines 1689-1695
Succeeded by
Sir Godfrey Copley
Richard Staines
Preceded by
Lord Spencer
Sir William Trumbull
Member of Parliament for Hedon
1695–1698
With: Hugh Bethell
Succeeded by
Hugh Bethell
Anthony Duncombe
Preceded by
Sir Godfrey Copley
Richard Staines
Member of Parliament for Thirsk
1698–1707
With: Sir Godfrey Copley
Succeeded by
Parliament of Great Britain
Parliament of Great Britain
Preceded by
Parliament of England
Member of Parliament for Thirsk
1707–1711
With: Sir Godfrey Copley 1707–1709
Leonard Smelt 1709–1710
Ralph Bell 1710–1711
Succeeded by
Ralph Bell
Thomas Worsley
Baronetage of England
Preceded by
William Frankland
Baronet
(of Thirkelby)
1697-1726
Succeeded by
Thomas Frankland