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Francis North, 2nd Baron Guilford

Francis North, 2nd Baron Guilford (1673-1729)

Francis North, 2nd Baron Guilford PC (14 December 1673 – 17 October 1729) was a British peer and member of the House of Lords.

Life

In 1685, he succeeded his father as Baron Guilford. From 1703 to 1705, Guilford was Lord Lieutenant of Essex. In 1712, he was appointed to the Privy Council, and was First Lord of Trade from 1713 to 1714.

Family

North was twice married. His first wife was Elizabeth, daughter of Fulke Greville, 5th Baron Brooke and Sarah Dashwood, whom he married in 1695. His second wife was Alicia

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