File BL/CS 4/43-47 - Crisp Molineux, Watton, Garboldisham, Chippenham, etc., to Philip Case: his candidature for Lynn, canvassing, indignation against Sir John Turner, meeting with the duke of Grafton, etc.

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BL/CS 4/43-47

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Crisp Molineux, Watton, Garboldisham, Chippenham, etc., to Philip Case: his candidature for Lynn, canvassing, indignation against Sir John Turner, meeting with the duke of Grafton, etc.

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  • 1768 (Creation)

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(1730-1792)

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Son of Charles Laval Molineux of St Kitts by Margaret, daughter of Colonel Joseph Crisp of St Kitts. Baptized 7 September 1730. Settled in England, 1754, and purchased Garboldisham estate soon after that. He contested a King's Lynn Parliamentary election in 1768, in opposition to Sir John Turner, but was defeated. However, he served as MP for Castle Rising, 1771-4 and King's Lynn, 1774-90. Opposed the abolition of the slave trade. Died St Kitts, 4 December 1792.

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Including letter from William Woodley to [Molineux?]: cannot give him sufficiently early intelligence to be of use; he should 'keep guard' in London so that as soon as he hears of dissolution of Parliament he can muster his friends at Lynn.

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