Burdett, Sir Francis (17701844)

Burdett, Sir Francis, a popular member of Parliament, married Sophia, the youngest daughter of Thomas Coutts, a wealthy London banker, and acquired through her a large fortune; becoming M.P., he resolutely opposed the government measures of the day, and got himself into serious trouble; advocated radical measures of reform, many of which have since been adopted; was prosecuted for a libel; fined £1000 for condemning the Peterloo massacre, and imprisoned three months; joined the Conservative party in 1835, and died a member of it (17701844).

Definition taken from The Nuttall Encyclopædia, edited by the Reverend James Wood (1907)

Burder, George * Burdett-Coutts, The Right Honourable Angela Georgina, Baroness
Bunsen, Baron von
Bunsen, Robert William
Bunsen Burner
Bunyan, John
Buontalenti
Burbage, Richard
Burchell, Mr.
Burckhardt
Burckhardt, John Ludvig
Burder, George
Burdett, Sir Francis
Burdett-Coutts, The Right Honourable Angela Georgina, Baroness
Bureau
Bürger, Gottfried August
Burgkmair, Hans
Burgos
Burgoyne, John
Burgoyne, Sir John
Burgundy
Burhanpur
Buridan, Jean