1700 – Richard Levinge, an Irish MP and later a prominent Tory, is committed by the English House of Commons to the Tower of London until 11 April for speaking ill of his fellow Commissioners of Forfeited Estates. 1707 – Robert Allen, a future MP, elopes with the daughter of Robert Johnson MP: Johnson writes […]

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