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Lewis Oglethorpe

Lewis Oglethorpe (22 February 1681 – 30 October 1704) was an English Member of Parliament and soldier.

Oglethorpe entered parliament in 1702 as member for Haslemere, for which his father Sir Theophilus Oglethorpe had previously been MP and which was later represented by his brothers Theophilus, junior and James.

He was wounded at the Battle of Schellenberg in July 1704, and died as a result of his injuries three months later.

Preceded by
George Vernon
George Woodroffe
Member of Parliament for Haslemere
with George Vernon

1702–1704
Succeeded by
George Vernon
Thomas Heath

References

  • Leigh Rayment's Peerage Pages
  • www.godalming-museum.org.uk


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