Theophilus Levett

Theophilus Levett (1693–1746) was an attorney and early town clerk of Lichfield, Staffordshire, a prominent early Staffordshire politician and landowner, and a member of a thriving Lichfield social and intellectual circle which included his friends Samuel Johnson, the physician Erasmus Darwin, the writer Anna Seward and the actor David Garrick, among others.

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... The house was for many years the home of the Levett family (relations of Levett of Milford Hall) ... Through intermarriage with the Floyer family of Hints, Staffordshire, the Levetts of Wychnor claim descent from King Edward III of England through his son Lionel of Antwerp, 1st Duke of Clarence."Thomas ... The Levetts also held land at Edial and Curborough (inherited from their Babington ancestors) and elsewhere in Staffordshire ...
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... Thomas Levett-Prinsep ( – 1849), born Thomas Levett at Wychnor Park in Staffordshire, was a Derbyshire JP, member of the Tamworth Board of Guardians ... Thomas Levett was born at Wychnor Park in Wychnor, Staffordshire, the third son of Theophilus Levett ... Shortly afterwards, in 1835, Levett inherited Croxall Hall in Derbyshire, located eight miles (13 km) southwest of Burton-on-Trent, and which the Curzon family held for 15 ...
Theophilus John Levett
... Colonel Theophilus John Levett (11 December 1829 – 27 February 1899) was a Conservative Party politician in the United Kingdom, who served as Member of Parliament (MP) for Lichfield ... Levett was the son of John Levett of Wychnor Park, Staffordshire and his wife Sophia Eliza Kennedy, the daughter of Hon ... Levett was a Captain in the 1st Life Guards and inherited Wychnor on the death of his father ...
Theophilus Levett - Career
... Theophilus Levett served as Steward (town clerk) of Lichfield from 1721–1746, during which time he was a prominent player in the town's political affairs, occasionally narrowly averting ... In 1718 and 1721 Levett narrowly escaped prosecution for sedition after declaring his Jacobite sympathies ... After Levett retracted his statements, the matter was dropped but not without a storm of controversy ...