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Authorised form of nameKing; John (1706 - 1740); 2nd Baron King of Ockham
SurnameKing
ForenamesJohn
Dates1706 - 1740
NationalityBritish
Dates and placesBirth:
London, England
Baptism:
St Clement Danes (13 January 1706)
Death:
Died on a voyage to Lisbon for the recovery of his health (10 February 1740)
ActivityEducation:
Clare College, Cambridge; MA (1723)
Career:
MP for Launceston, Cornwall (1727); MP for Exeter, Devon (1734); Outranger of Windsor Forest
Royal Society activityMembership:
Fellow
Election Date:
9/01/1735
Relationships Son of Peter King, Lord Chancellor and 1st Baron King of Ockham (FRS 1728); Succeeded his father (1734); Married Elizabeth, daughter of Robert Fry, Esq, of Devon
SourcesSources:
Bulloch's Roll; Venn
Royal Society codeNA5696
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