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Encyclopedia > Robert Benson, 1st Baron Bingley

Robert Benson, later Baron Bingley (circa 1676April 9, 1731) was an English politician of the 18th century. Baron Bingley is a title that has been created a number of times in the Peerage of Great Britain and the Peerage of the United Kingdom, but is not currently extant. ... Events January 29 - Feodor III becomes Tsar of Russia First measurement of the speed of light, by Ole Rømer Bacons Rebellion Russo-Turkish Wars commence. ... April 9 is the 99th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (100th in leap years). ... Events 10 Downing Street becomes the official residence of the United Kingdoms Prime Minister when Robert Walpole moves in. ... Wikimedia Commons has media related to: England Travel guide to England from Wikitravel English language English law English (people) List of monarchs of England – Kings of England family tree List of English people Angeln (region in northern Germany, presumably the origin of the Angles for whom England is named) UK... (17th century - 18th century - 19th century - more centuries) As a means of recording the passage of time, the 18th century refers to the century that lasted from 1701 through 1800. ...

Benson served as member of Parliament for Thetford in Norfolk from 1702 to 1705, then becoming MP for York. 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. ... Map sources for Thetford at grid reference TL8783 Thetford is a town in the Breckland area of Norfolk, England. ... Norfolk (pronounced NOR-fk) is a low-lying county in East Anglia in the east of southern England. ... Events March 8 - William III died; Princess Anne Stuart becomes Queen Anne of England, Scotland and Ireland. ... Events Construction begins on Blenheim Palace, in Oxfordshire, England. ... York is a city in northern England, at the confluence of the Rivers Ouse and Foss. ...

He served as Chancellor of the Exchequer from 1711 to 1713. In 1713 he became ennobled as Baron Bingley, and became the British ambassador to Spain. The Rt. ... // Events February 24 - The London premiere of Rinaldo by George Friderich Handel, the first Italian opera written for the London stage. ... // Events April 11 - War of the Spanish Succession: Treaty of Utrecht June 23 - French residents of Acadia given one year to declare allegiance to Britain or leave Nova Scotia Canada first Orrery built by George Graham Ongoing events Great Northern War (1700-1721) War of the Spanish Succession (1702-1713...

Benson founded the stately home Bramham Park. Bramham is a historic house in West Yorkshire, England, currently owned by Nicholas Lane Fox. ...

When he died the title Baron Bingley became extinct, although it was later re-created for his son-in-law. Baron Bingley is a title that has been created a number of times in the Peerage of Great Britain and the Peerage of the United Kingdom, but is not currently extant. ...

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She was the daughter of William Eden, 1st Baron Auckland and Eleanor Elliot.
She married Robert Benson, 1st and last Baron of Bingley, son of Robert Benson and Dorothy Jenkins, on 21 December 1703 in St.
Harriet Benson, daughter of Robert Benson, 1st and last Baron of Bingley and Lady Elizabeth Finch, on 12 July 1731 in Somerset House Chapel, London, England, She brought him estates worth supposedly £100,000, including Bramham, Yorkshire.
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