John Wodehouse, 1st Baron Wodehouse

John Wodehouse, 1st Baron Wodehouse

John Wodehouse, 1st Baron Wodehouse (4 April 1741 – 29 May 1834), known as Sir John Wodehouse, 6th Baronet, from 1777 to 1797, was a British peer and Member of Parliament.

Wodehouse was the son of Sir Armine Wodehouse, 5th Baronet, and Letitia Bacon. He succeeded his father in the baronetcy in 1777 and in 1784 he was elected to the House of Commons for Norfolk, a seat he held until 1797.In that year he was raised to the peerage as Baron Wodehouse, of Kimberley in the County of Norfolk.

Lord Wodehouse married Sophia Berkeley, daughter of the Hon. Charles Berkeley, in 1769. He died in May 1834, aged 93, and was succeeded in his titles by his eldest son John.

References

*Kidd, Charles, Williamson, David (editors). "Debrett's Peerage and Baronetage" (1990 edition). New York: St Martin's Press, 1990.
* [http://www.angeltowns.com/town/peerage/ Leigh Rayment's Peerage Page]
* [http://www.thepeerage.com/ www.thepeerage.com]


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