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[Maiors and Sheriffs.] The TEMPORAL GOVERNMENT.153

[Maiors and Sheriffs.] The TEMPORAL GOVERNMENT.


A.D. 1707.}{ Benjamin Green, Brewer.
6 Annæ. } Sheriffs,{ Sir Charles Peers, Salter.
  [ Click here to view Image of coat of arms, Sir Robert Bedingfield   ]
MAIOR, Sir Robert Bedingfield, Clothworker,
Fifth Son of John Bedingfield of Halsworth in Suffolk, Gent. Who was third Son of Thomas Bedingfield of Bedingfield in Suffolk, Esq;


A.D. 1708.}{ Charles Hopton, Esq;
7 Annæ. } Sheriffs,{ Richard Guy, Esq;
  [ Click here to view Image of coat of arms, Sir William Withers   ]
MAIOR, Sir William Withers, Fishmonger,
Son of William Withers, Citizen and Fishmonger of London, and living in Cheapside, was Deputy of the Ward, whose Grandfather and Ancestors have been Citizens for many Generations.


A.D. 1709.}{ Sir Richard Hoare, Kt.
8 Annæ. } Sheriffs,{ Thomas Dunk, Esq;
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MAIOR, Sir Charles Duncombe, Goldsmith,
Son of Duncombe of Draiton-Beauchamp in Bucks, near Tring.


A.D. 1710.}{ Sir George Thorold, Kt.
9 Annæ. } Sheriffs,{ Francis Eyles, Esq;
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MAIOR, Sir Samuel Garrard, Bart. Grocer,
Succeeded his Brother Sir John Garrard of Lammon in Hertfordshire, in that Honour. Son of John Garrard of Whelthamstead in the same County. It is observable, that three of this Name and Family have been Maiors in three several Queens Reigns, viz. Queen Mary, Queen Elizabeth, and Queen Anne.


A.D. 1711.}{ John Casse, Esq;
10 Annæ. } Sheriffs,{ William Stewart, Esq;
  [ Click here to view Image of coat of arms, Sir Gilbert Heathcote   ]
MAIOR, Sir Gilbert Heathcote, Vintner,
Son of Gilbert Heathcote of Chesterfield in Darbyshire, Gent. Of the ancient Family of the Heathctoes of Cutthorp in the said County.


A.D. 1712.}{ William Lewen, Esq;
11 Annæ. } Sheriffs,{ Sir Samuel Clarke.
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MAIOR, Sir Robert Beachcroft, Clothworker,
Son of Daniel Beachcroft of the Town of Darby, Gent.


A.D. 1713.}{ Francis Forbes, Esq;
12 Annæ. } Sheriffs,{ Joshua Sharpe, Esq;
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MAIOR, Sir Richard Hoare, Goldsmith,
Son of Henry Hoare of London, Gent.

King GEORGE began his Reign the First of August, in the Year 1714.


A.D. 1714.}{ Robert Breedon, Esq;
13 Annæ, } Sheriffs,{
& 1 Georgii.}{ Sir Randolph Knipe, Kt.
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MAIOR, Sir Samuel Stanier, Draper,
Son of James Stanier, Italian Merchant, living in St. Mary Axe, London.

A.D.

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