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Encyclopedia > William Barrington, 2nd Viscount Barrington

William Wildman Shute Barrington, 2nd Viscount Barrington (January 5, 1717February 1, 1793), eldest son of the 1st Viscount Barrington. Succeeding to the title in 1734, he spent some time in travel, and in March 1740 was returned to parliament as member for Berwick-upon-Tweed. Having taken his seat in the Irish House of Lords in 1745, he was appointed one of the lords commissioners of the admiralty in 1746, and was one of the "managers" of the impeachment of Simon, Lord Lovat. January 5 is the 5th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... // Events January 4 — The Netherlands, Britain & France sign Triple Alliance February 26-March 6 What is now the northeastern United States was paralyzed by a series of blizzards that buried the region. ... February 1 is the 32nd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 1793 was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ... (Redirected from 1st Viscount Barrington) John Shute Barrington, 1st Viscount Barrington (1678—1734), English lawyer and theologian, was the son of Benjamin Shute, merchant, and was born at Theobalds, in Hertfordshire, in 1678. ... Events January 8 - Premiere of George Frideric Handels opera Ariodante at the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden. ... Events May 31 - Friedrich II comes to power in Prussia upon the death of his father, Friedrich Wilhelm I. October 20 - Maria Theresia of Austria inherits the Habsburg hereditary dominions (Austria, Bohemia, Hungary and present-day Belgium). ... Berwick-upon-Tweed is a constituency represented in the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. ... The former House of Lords chamber in the Irish Parliament Building, today in use as a function room by the Bank of Ireland. ... // Events May 11 - War of Austrian Succession: Battle of Fontenoy - At Fontenoy, French forces defeat an Anglo-Dutch-Hanoverian army including the Black Watch June 4 – Frederick the Great destroys Austrian army at Hohenfriedberg August 19 - Beginning of the 45 Jacobite Rising at Glenfinnan September 12 - Francis I is elected... // Events Catharine de Ricci (born 1522) canonized. ... Lord Lovat is a title in the Peerage of Scotland dating to 1458. ...


In 1754 he became member of parliament for Plymouth, in 1755 was made a privy councillor and secretary at war, and in 1761 was transferred to the office of chancellor of the exchequer. In 1762 he became treasurer of the navy, and in 1765 returned to his former position of secretary at war. He retained this office until December 1778, and during four months in 1782 was joint postmaster-general. He married in 1740 Mary, daughter of Mr Henry Lovell, but left no children. 1754 was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ... Plymouth is a city in the South West of England, or alternatively the Westcountry, and is situated within the traditional county of Devon. ... 1755 was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... 1761 was a common year starting on Thursday (see link for calendar). ... The Rt. ... 1762 was a common year starting on Friday (see link for calendar). ... 1765 was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ... 1778 was a common year starting on Thursday (see link for calendar). ... 1782 was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ... In the United Kingdom, the Postmaster General is a now defunct ministerial position. ... Events May 31 - Friedrich II comes to power in Prussia upon the death of his father, Friedrich Wilhelm I. October 20 - Maria Theresia of Austria inherits the Habsburg hereditary dominions (Austria, Bohemia, Hungary and present-day Belgium). ...


William Wildman Shute Barrington died at Becket and was buried in Shrivenham church. Shrivenham is a village in Oxfordshire, England, between Swindon and Oxford, located in the Vale of the White Horse. ...

Preceded by:
Sir Thomas Robinson
Master of the Great Wardrobe
1754–1755
Succeeded by:
Sir Thomas Robinson
Preceded by:
Henry Fox
Secretary at War
1755–1761
Succeeded by:
Charles Townshend
Preceded by:
Henry Bilson Legge
Chancellor of the Exchequer
1761–1762
Succeeded by:
Sir Francis Dashwood
Preceded by:
George Grenville
Treasurer of the Navy
1762–1765
Succeeded by:
The Viscount Howe
Preceded by:
Welbore Ellis
Secretary at War
1765–1778
Succeeded by:
Charles Jenkinson
Preceded by:
Henry Frederick Carteret
Postmaster General
1782
(jointly with Henry Frederick Carteret)
Succeeded by:
The Earl of Tankerville
and Henry Frederick Carteret
Preceded by:
John Shute Barrington
Viscount Barrington Succeeded by:
William Wildman Barrington
Chancellors of the Exchequer
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William Wildman Shute Barrington, 2nd Viscount Barrington (January 5, 1717 – February 1, 1793), eldest son of the 1st Viscount Barrington.
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William Wildman Shute Barrington died at Becket and was buried in Shrivenham church.
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