Roger Townshend (died 1709)

For other people with the same name, see Roger Townshend.

Roger Townshend (after 1675 – 22 May 1709) was an officer of the British Army.

The younger brother of Charles Townshend, 2nd Viscount Townshend, he was appointed colonel of a newly raised regiment of Foot on 12 April 1706.[1] He also sat in Parliament for Norfolk[2] from 1701 to 1702, and again from 1705 to 1708, and then Yarmouth[3] from 1708 until his death in 1709.


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