Robert Cecil (MP)

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Robert Cecil (6 November 1670 – 23 February 1716) was the second son of James Cecil, 3rd Earl of Salisbury and Margaret, daughter of John Manners, 8th Earl of Rutland.[1]

Cecil served as Member of Parliament for Castle Rising in 1701 and for Wootton Basset from 1708 to 1710.

Cecil married Elizabeth, daughter and heir of Meynell Langley, by whom he had Charles Cecil, Bishop of Bangor, and Margaret, Lady Brown, wife of Sir Robert Brown Bt.


Parliament of England
Preceded by
Thomas Howard
Robert Walpole
Member of Parliament for Castle Rising
With: Robert Walpole
Succeeded by
The Earl of Ranelagh
Robert Walpole
Parliament of Great Britain
Preceded by
Henry St John
Francis Popham
Member of Parliament for Wootton Bassett
With: Francis Popham
Succeeded by
Henry St John
Richard Goddard