1675 - 1731
Benson, 1702-05 MP for Thetford 1705-13 MP for York 1710 Commissioner of the Treasury 1711-13 Chancellor of the Exchequer 1711-14 a Privy Councillor, and again from 1730 1711-15 a Director of the South Seas Company 1713-14 Ambassador to the Court of Madrid for Queen Anne 21 July 1713 created 1st Lord Bingley 1730-31 Treasurer of the Household for George II. Of Bramham.
|Born: Wrenthorpe nr Wakefield, Yorkshire, , England 1675 ||Baptised: |
|Died: 9th Apr 1731||Buried: St Paul's Chapel, Wesminster Abb, London, , , England 14th Apr 1731 |