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William Cowper 2nd Bt (abt. 1645 - 1723)

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Sir William Cowper 2nd Bt
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Categories: Estimated Birth Date | Members of Parliament, England | Members of Parliament, Hertford.

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Sir William Cowper, 2nd Bt. is the son of John Cowper and Martha Hewkley.[1] He married Sarah Holled, daughter of Samuel Holled and Anne (?), circa 8 April 1663.[2]

He held the office of Member of Parliament (M.P.) for Hertford.[3] He succeeded to the title of 2nd Baronet Cowper, of Ratlin Court, co. Kent [E., 1642] on 10 December 1664.[4]

Children of Sir William Cowper, 2nd Bt. and Sarah Holled

  1. Judith Cowper[5]
  2. William Cowper, 1st Earl Cowper[6] b. c 1665, d. 10 Oct 1723
  3. Spencer Cowper[7] b. 1669, d. 10 Dec 1728

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  • G.E. Cokayne; with Vicary Gibbs, H.A. Doubleday, Geoffrey H. White, Duncan Warrand and Lord Howard de Walden, editors, The Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain and the United Kingdom, Extant, Extinct or Dormant, new ed., 13 volumes in 14 (1910-1959; reprint in 6 volumes, Gloucester, U.K.: Alan Sutton Publishing, 2000), volume III, page 484. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.
  • George Edward Cokayne, editor, The Complete Baronetage, 5 volumes (no date (c. 1900); reprint, Gloucester, U.K.: Alan Sutton Publishing, 1983), volume II, page 160. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Baronetage.
  • L. G. Pine, The New Extinct Peerage 1884-1971: Containing Extinct, Abeyant, Dormant and Suspended Peerages With Genealogies and Arms (London, U.K.: Heraldry Today, 1972), page 86. Hereinafter cited as The New Extinct Peerage.
  • Darryl Lundy, "The Peerage," A genealogical survey of the peerage of Britain as well as the royal families of Europe

Foot Notes

  1. The Complete Baronetage. mrl
  2. The New Extinct Peerage. mrl
  3. The New Extinct Peerage. mrl
  4. The New Extinct Peerage. mrl
  5. L. G. Pine, The New Extinct Peerage, page 87. mrl
  6. The Complete Peerage. mrl
  7. The Complete Peerage. mrl
  8. The Complete Peerage. mrl
  9. The Complete Baronetage. mrl
  10. The New Extinct Peerage. mrl
  11. L. G. Pine, The New Extinct Peerage, page 87. mrl

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