Sir Francis Burdett, 5th Baronet (Biographical details)

Sir Francis Burdett, 5th Baronet (politician/statesman; British; Male; 1770 - 1844)

Also known as

Burdett, Francis

Biography

Reforming MP. During the period after the French Revolution attacked anti-radical measures, especially the suspension (1794-1801) of the Habeas Corpus Act; imprisoned in 1810 and 1820 for radical activities, but from the 1830s onwards voted with the Tories.

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