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Encyclopedia > Henry Booth, 1st Earl of Warrington

Henry Booth (January 13, 1651January 2, 1694) was the son of George Booth, Baron Delamer. He served as a member of Parliament for Cheshire, and was conspicuous for his opposition to Catholics. He married Mary Langham in 1670, and they had three children who lived past infancy - George, Elizabeth, and Mary. In 1684, he succeeded his father as the 2nd Baron Delamer. During the Revolution of 1688, Delamer declared in favor of William of Orange, and raised an army in Cheshire in support of him. After William was installed as William III, he made Delamer chancellor of the exchequer in 1689. He wrote a number of political tracts, which were published after his death as The Works of the Right Honourable Henry, Late L. Delamer, and Earl of Warrington. He also authored a tract in vindication of his friend, Edward Russell. He was created Earl of Warrington in 1690. He became mayor of Chester in 1691, and died in 1694. January 13 is the 13th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Events January 1 - Charles II crowned King of Scotland in Scone. ... January 2 is the 2nd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Events February 6 - The colony Quilombo dos Palmares is destroyed. ... The title Baron Delamer was created once in the Peerage of England and once in the Peerage of Great Britain. ... A Member of Parliament, or MP, is a representative elected by the voters of an electoral district to a parliament; in the Westminster system, specifically to the lower house. ... This article is about the English county. ... Events France under Louis XIV makes Truce of Ratisbon separately with the Empire and Spain. ... The term Glorious Revolution refers to the generally popular overthrow of James II of England in 1688. ... William III and II (14 November 1650–8 March 1702; also known as William Henry and William of Orange) was a Dutch Prince of Orange from his birth, King of England and Ireland from 13 February 1689, and King of Scotland from 11 April 1689, in each case until his... The Right Honourable Gordon Brown, PC, MP, current Chancellor of the Exchequer The Chancellor of the Exchequer is the ancient title held by the British cabinet minister whose responsibilities are akin to the posts of Minister for Finance or Secretary of the Treasury in other jurisdictions. ... Events Louis XIV of France passed the Code Noir, allowing the full use of slaves in the French colonies. ... Categories: People stubs | 1653 births | 1727 deaths | Peers | Royal Navy admirals | Lords of the Admiralty ... The title of Earl of Warrington has been created twice in British history. ... Events Giovanni Domenico Cassini observes differential rotation within Jupiters atmosphere. ... This article is about Chester in England. ... Events March 5 - French troops under Marshal Louis-Francois de Boufflers besiege the Spanish-held town of Mons March 29 - Siege of Mons ends to the city’s surrender October 3 - Treaty of Limerick which guaranteed civil rights to catholics was signed. ...


 
 

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