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Encyclopedia > Edward Barrett, 1st Lord Barrett of Newburgh

Edward Barrett, 1st Lord Barrett of Newburgh, PC (21 June 1581-buried 2 January 1645) was an English politician. Her Majestys Most Honourable Privy Council is a body of advisors to the British Sovereign. ... June 21 is the 172nd day of the year (173rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar, with 193 days remaining. ... Events January 16 - English Parliament outlaws Roman Catholicism April 4 - Francis Drake completes a circumnavigation of the world and is knighted by Elizabeth I. July 26 - The Northern Netherlands proclaim their independence from Spain in the Oath of Abjuration. ... January 2 is the second day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... // Events January 10 - Archbishop Laud executed on Tower Hill, London. ... Royal motto: Dieu et mon droit (French: God and my right)1 Capital Winchester, then London from 11th century. ...

Barrett was the son of Charles Barrett and Christian Mildmay (a sister of Sir Walter Mildmay) and as educated Queen's College, Oxford and Lincoln's Inn. He was knighted in 1608, MP for Whitchurch in 1614 and for Newport from 1621-22 and Ambassador to France in 1625. In 1628, he was invested as member of the Privy Council and from 1628-29, he was Chancellor of the Exchequer and Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster from 1629-44 and a Lord of the Treasury from 1641-43. Sir Walter Mildmay was Chancellor of the Exchequer under Queen Elizabeth I of England. ... The Queens College is one of the constituent colleges of the University of Oxford in the United Kingdom. ... Part of Lincolns Inn drawn by Thomas Shepherd c. ... A Member of Parliament, or MP, is a representative elected by the voters to a parliament. ... Newport was a rotten borough situated in Cornwall. ... Her Majestys Most Honourable Privy Council is a body of advisors to the British Sovereign. ... The Chancellor of the Exchequer is the title held by the British cabinet minister responsible for all financial matters. ... In the United Kingdom, there are at least six Lords of the Treasury who serve concurrently. ...

In 1628, he had been raised to the Peerage as Lord Barrett of Newburgh and made a baronet a year later (a unique occurence of someone being made a baronet after being made peer). Barrett was married twice but had no children, so that upon his death in 1645, his titles became extinct. The examples and perspective in this article or section may not represent a worldwide view. ... A baronet (traditional abbreviation Bart, modern abbreviation Bt), is the holder of an hereditary title awarded by the British Crown, known as a baronetcy. ...

Political offices
Preceded by
The Earl of Portland
Chancellor of the Exchequer
Succeeded by
The Lord Cottington
Preceded by
Sir Humphrey May
Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster
Succeeded by
Lord Seymour
Peerage of Scotland
Preceded by
New creation
Lord Barrett of Newburgh
Succeeded by
Title extinct
Baronetage of Nova Scotia
Preceded by
New creation
(of Newburgh)
Succeeded by
Title extinct

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In 1997, the current First and Second Lords, Tony Blair and Gordon Brown, swapped apartments, as the Chancellor's apartment in No. 11 was bigger and thus better suited to the needs of Blair (who had children) than Brown who was at that stage unmarried.
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