Cowper may refer to:

  • Cowper (surname), people with the surname
  • Cowper Phipps Coles (1819-1870), English naval captain and inventor
  • Earl Cowper, an extinct title in the Peerage of Great Britain
  • Cowper, New South Wales, a town in New South Wales, Australia
  • Division of Cowper, an electoral district in the Australian House of Representatives, in New South Wales
  • Cowper County, New South Wales
  • Cowper House, Chester, England
  • Cowper stove, a regenerative heat exchanger

Other articles related to "cowper, cowpers":

Spencer Cowper - Career
... Cowper subsequently represented Bere Alston in 1705 and was re-elected at the 1708 election ... With the accession of George II in 1727, Cowper was made attorney-general to the duchy of Lancaster, and then in 1727 a judge of the common pleas ... Cowper died on 10 December 1728 and was buried at the family seat Hertingfordbury where a monument to him by Louis-Fran├žois Roubiliac was erected ...
Spencer Cowper
... Spencer Cowper, MP and barrister was born in 1670, the second son of Sir William Cowper, 2nd Baronet of Hertford, and his wife, Lady Sarah Cowper, the diarist, and the daughter of Samuel Holled ... William Cowper, 1st Earl Cowper Lord Chancellor of England was his elder brother ...
Leopold Copeland Parker Cowper - Lieutenant Governor
... In May 1863 Cowper was selected as candidate for lieutenant governor of the Restored government to replace a candidate from Berkeley County who had withdrawn ... for governor and attorney general were unopposed, Cowper was challenged by Gilbert S ... Although Cowper was not slated to assume his new office until January 1864, Governor Francis Harrison Pierpont appointed him lieutenant governor on November 17, 1863, after the sitting lieutenant ...
Spencer Cowper - Family
... Cowpers eldest son William Cowper was clerk of parliament and the father of General William Cowper of Hertingfordbury Park (MP) ... His second son, John, was the father of William Cowper the poet ... clerk of parliament and a barrister, and the father of Theodora Cowper (with whom the poet fell in love) and Harriot Cowper (Lady Hesketh) ...

Famous quotes containing the word cowper:

    Here may we prove the pow’r of pray’r,
    To strengthen faith, and sweeten care;
    To teach our faint desires to rise,
    And bring all heav’n before our eyes.
    —William Cowper (1731–1800)

    O that those lips had language! Life has passed
    With me but roughly since I heard thee last.
    —William Cowper (1731–1800)

    Oh! for a closer walk with God,
    A calm and heav’nly frame;
    A light to shine upon the road
    That leads me to the Lamb!
    —William Cowper (1731–1800)