Sir John Trenchard (30 March 1640 - 27 April 1695), English politician belonging to an old Dorset family. Events 240 BC - 1st recorded Perihelion passage of Halley's Comet. Events 1124 - David I becomes King of Scotland. 1296 - Battle of Dunbar: The Scots are defeated Dorset ( (or archaically, Dorsetshire) is a county in South West England on the English Channel coast His father was Thomas Trenchard of Wolverton (1615-1671), and his grandfather was Sir Thomas Trenchard of Wolverton (1582-1657). His grandfather was knighted by James I in 1613. James VI and I (19 June 1566 – 27 March 1625 was King of Scotland as James VI, and King of England and King of Ireland as James
Born at Lytchett Matravers, near Poole, and educated at New College, Oxford, John Trenchard entered parliament as member for Taunton in 1679. Lytchett Matravers is a large village in the Purbeck district of south Dorset, England. New College is one of the constituent colleges of the University of Oxford in the United Kingdom. Taunton is the County town of Somerset, England. The Unparished area (or former Municipal borough) of Taunton has a Population He associated himself with those who proposed to exclude the Duke of York from the throne, and attended some of the meetings held by these malcontents. James II of England and Ireland James VII of Scotland (14 October 1633 &ndash 16 September 1701 was King of England, King of Scots, Later that same year James It is possible he was concerned in the Rye House Plot. The Rye House Plot of 1683 was a plan to assassinate King Charles II of England and his brother (and heir to the throne James Duke of York. In fact, he was arrested at all of the events in July 1683, but no definite evidence was brought against him so he was released. When Monmouth landed in the west of England in June 1685, Trenchard fled from England, but was pardoned through the good offices of William Penn, and returned home two years later. James Crofts, later James Scott 1st Duke of Monmouth and 1st Duke of Buccleuch ( April 9 1649 &ndash July 15 1685) was an English England is a Country which is part of the United Kingdom. Its inhabitants account for more than 83% of the total UK population whilst its mainland William Penn ( October 14, 1644 – July 30, 1718) was founder and "Absolute Proprietor" of the Province of Pennsylvania, Again he entered parliament, but he took no active part in the Revolution of 1688, although he managed to secure the good will of William III. The Glorious Revolution, also called the Revolution of 1688, was the overthrow of King James II of England (VII of Scotland in 1688 by a union William III or William of Orange (14 November 1650 &ndash 8 March 1702 He is informally known in Northern Ireland and Scotland as "King Billy" He was knighted by the king, and made chief justice of Chester. Chester is the County town of Cheshire, England. Lying on the River Dee, close to the border with Wales, it is home to 77040 In 1692, he was appointed Secretary of State. The Secretary of State for the Northern Department was a position in the Cabinet of the government of the Kingdom of Great Britain up to 1782 He and the government incurred much ridicule through their failure to prove the existence of a great Jacobite plot in Lancashire and Cheshire in which they had been led to believe. Jacobitism was (and to a limited extent remains the political movement dedicated to the restoration of the Stuart kings to the thrones of England, Scotland Lancashire is a non-metropolitan county of historic origin in the North West of England, bounded to the west by the Irish Sea Cheshire (or archaically the County of Chester) is a county in North West England.
Sir John died on 27 April 1695. Events 1124 - David I becomes King of Scotland. 1296 - Battle of Dunbar: The Scots are defeated His wife was Philippa (d. 1743), daughter of George Speke (d. Year 1743 ( MDCCXLIII) was a Common year starting on Tuesday (link will display the full calendar of the Gregorian calendar (or a 1690) of White Lackington, Somerset.
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