Sir Robert Napier or Napper (c1632-1700)

This brief biography is taken from ‘A Catalogue of Notable Middle Templars: With Brief Biographical Notices’ by John Hutchinson and Published by Printed by Butterworth and Co. for the Honourable society of the Middle Temple in 1902

Admitted 21 November, 1655.

Som and heir of Sir Robert Napier (q.v.). He was called to the Bar 9 Feb. 1669. On 27 Jan. 1681 he was knighted, being then High-Sheriff of Dorset-, and in the following year was created a Baronet. He was elected M.P. for Weymouth and Melcombe Regis in 1689, and for Dorchester in 1690 and 1698. He died 31 Oct. 1700.


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