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John Mostyn (British Army officer)

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General John Mostyn (c.1709 – 16 February 1779) was a British soldier, MP and colonial administrator. [1]

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Archibald Douglas (1707–1778)

Lt-General Archibald Douglas of Kirkton (1707 – 8 November 1778) was a Scottish Army officer and Member of Parliament.

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British Army

The British Army is the principal land warfare force of the United Kingdom, a part of British Armed Forces.

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Christ Church, Oxford

Christ Church (Ædes Christi, the temple or house, ædēs, of Christ, and thus sometimes known as "The House") is a constituent college of the University of Oxford in England.

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Colonialism

Colonialism is the policy of a polity seeking to extend or retain its authority over other people or territories, generally with the aim of developing or exploiting them to the benefit of the colonizing country and of helping the colonies modernize in terms defined by the colonizers, especially in economics, religion and health.

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General officer

A general officer is an officer of high rank in the army, and in some nations' air forces or marines.

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George Howard (British Army officer)

Field Marshal Sir George Howard KB, PC (17 June 1718 – 16 July 1796) was a British military officer and politician.

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Groom of the Chamber

Groom of the Chamber and Groom of the Privy Chamber were positions in the Royal Household of the English monarchy, the latter considerably more elevated.

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Henry Seymour Conway

Field Marshal Henry Seymour Conway (1721 – 9 July 1795) was a British general and statesman.

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Humphrey Bland

Lieutenant General Humphrey Bland (1686 – 8 May 1763) was a British Army general who commanded the cavalry at the Battle of Culloden.

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Invasion of Minorca (1781)

The Franco-Spanish reconquest of Menorca (historically called "Minorca" by the British) from its British invaders in February 1782, after the Siege of Fort St.

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James Cavendish (MP for Malton)

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James Murray (British Army officer, born 1721)

General James Murray (21 January 1721, Ballencrieff, East Lothian, Scotland – 18 June 1794, Battle, East Sussex) FRS was a British soldier, whose lengthy career included service as colonial administrator and governor of the Province of Quebec and later as Governor of Minorca from 1778 to 1782. His term in Quebec was notably successful, and marked with excellent relationships with the conquered French-Canadians, who were reassured of their traditional rights and customs.

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John Cope (British Army officer)

Sir John Cope KB (1690–1760) was a British general and member of parliament.

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John Dawnay, 4th Viscount Downe

John Dawnay, 4th Viscount Downe (9 April 1728 – 21 December 1780), was a British peer and Whig politician.

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Joseph Yorke, 1st Baron Dover

General Joseph Yorke, 1st Baron Dover KB, PC (24 June 1724 – 2 December 1792), styled The Honourable Joseph Yorke until 1761 and The Honourable Sir Joseph Yorke between 1761 and 1788, was a British soldier, diplomat and Whig politician.

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Kingdom of Great Britain

The Kingdom of Great Britain, officially called simply Great Britain,Parliament of the Kingdom of England.

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List of Governors of Menorca

Below is a list of (known) governors of Menorca from the time of the British occupation in 1708 until the British relinquished control of the island for the last time in 1802.

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Lord Robert Bertie

General Lord Robert Bertie (14 November 1721 – 10 March 1782) was a senior British Army officer and politician who sat in the House of Commons from 1751 to 1782.

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Malton (UK Parliament constituency)

Malton, also called New Malton, was a constituency of the House of Commons of the Parliament of England in 1295 and 1298, and again from 1640, then of the Parliament of Great Britain from 1707 to 1800 and of the Parliament of the United Kingdom from 1801 to 1885.

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Member of parliament

A member of parliament (MP) is the representative of the voters to a parliament.

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Richard Molesworth, 3rd Viscount Molesworth

Field Marshal Richard Molesworth, 3rd Viscount Molesworth, PC (1680 – 12 October 1758), styled The Honourable Richard Molesworth from 1716 to 1726, was an Anglo-Irish military officer, politician and nobleman.

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Royal Fusiliers

The Royal Fusiliers (City of London Regiment) was a line infantry regiment of the British Army in continuous existence for 283 years.

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Savile Finch

Savile Finch (c. 1736 – 20 September 1788) was an English politician who sat in the House of Commons from 1757 to 1780.

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Sir Roger Mostyn, 3rd Baronet

Sir Roger Mostyn, 3rd Baronet (31 July 1673 – 5 May 1739) was a Welsh politician.

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Soldier

A soldier is one who fights as part of an army.

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The History of Parliament

The History of Parliament is a project to write a complete history of the United Kingdom Parliament and its predecessors, the Parliament of Great Britain and the Parliament of England.

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Westminster School

Westminster School is an independent day and boarding school in London, England, located within the precincts of Westminster Abbey.

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William Hargrave

Lieutenant General William Hargrave (died 21 January 1751) was a British Army officer and Governor of Gibraltar.

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13th Hussars

The 13th Hussars (previously the 13th Light Dragoons) was a cavalry regiment of the British Army established in 1715.

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1st King's Dragoon Guards

The 1st King's Dragoon Guards was a cavalry regiment in the British Army.

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5th Royal Irish Lancers

The 5th Royal Irish Lancers was a cavalry regiment of the British Army.

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7th Queen's Own Hussars

The 7th Queen's Own Hussars was a cavalry regiment in the British Army, first formed in 1690.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Mostyn_(British_Army_officer)

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