Sir Christopher Musgrave, 5th Baronet

Sir Christopher Musgrave, 5th Baronet (25 December 1688 – 20 January 1736) of Eden Hall, Cumbria was an English baronet and politician.[1]

He was born the son of Philip Musgrave and the grandson of Sir Christopher Musgrave, 4th Baronet. He succeeded his father in 1689 and his grandfather as 5th Baronet in 1704.

He was Clerk of the Privy Council from 1712 to 1716 and a commissioner Keeper of the Privy Seal in 1715. He was a Member of Parliament (MP) for Carlisle from 1713 to 1715 and for Cumberland from 1722 to 1727.

He married Julia, the daughter of Sir John Chardin of Kempton Park, Middlesex. They had 7 sons and 4 daughters. He was succeeded as baronet by his eldest son Philip.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "MUSGRAVE, Sir Christopher, 5th Bt. (1688-1736), of Edenhall, Cumb". History of Parliament. Retrieved 29 June 2016.
Parliament of Great Britain
Preceded by
Thomas Stanwix
Sir James Montagu
Member of Parliament for Carlisle
17131715
With: Thomas Stanwix
Succeeded by
Thomas Stanwix
William Strickland
Preceded by
Gilfrid Lawson
James Lowther
Member of Parliament for Cumberland
17221727
With: Gilfrid Lawson
Succeeded by
Gilfrid Lawson
James Lowther
Baronetage of England
Preceded by
Christopher Musgrave
Baronet
(of Hartley Castle)
1704–1736
Succeeded by
Philip Musgrave