Dolben, Gilbert, 1658-1722

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DOLBEN, SIR GILBERT, BART., eldest son of John Dolben (elected Oxford 1640, qv); b. 16 Nov 1658; adm.; KS 1671; elected to Christ Church, Oxford 1674, matr. 18 Jul 1674, aged 15, Westminster Student 22 Dec 1674 - void 1679; adm. Inner Temple, called to bar 28 Nov 1680, Bencher 1706, Treasurer 1721; MP Ripon Mar 1684/5 - Jul 1687, Peterborough Jan 1688/9 - Jul 1698, Jan 1700/1 - Sep 1710, Yarmouth (Isle of Wight) Oct 1710 - Jan 1714/5; Puisne Judge, Court of Common Pleas, Ireland 24 Jun 1701-20; created baronet 1 Apr 1704; in the debate on the Aylesbury case in Jan 1704 Dolben maintained the exclusive jurisdiction of the House of Commons in election questions; mentioned by John Dryden (qv) in the postscript to his translation of the Aeneid; m. Anne, dau. of Tanfield Mulso, Finedon, Northants.; d. 22 Oct 1722. DNB.


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Dolben, John, 1625-1686 (1625-1686)

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International Standard Archival Authority Record for Corporate Bodies, Persons and Families - ISAAR(CPF) 2nd edition



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Users should note that the information recorded here that is not to be found in the first two volumes of the Record of Old Westminsters and its first Supplement has been assembled from various published and manuscript sources by Hugh Edmund Pagan MA FSA, and all new resulting text is his copyright, © 2014.

The Record of Old Westminsters: A biographical list of all those who are known to have been educated at Westminster School from the earliest times to 1927, Volumes 1 & 2, compiled by G. F. Russell Barker and Alan H. Stenning, London, 1928.

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