Lt-Gen Sir John Saunders Sebright, (19 October 1725–23 February 1794), was the sixth Sebright baronet, and an officer in the British Army. Events 202 BCE - The Battle of Zama results in the defeat of Carthage and Hannibal. Year 1725 ( MDCCXXV) was a Common year starting on Monday (link will display the full calendar of the Gregorian calendar (or a Events 1455 - Traditional date for the publication of the Gutenberg Bible, the first Western Book printed from Movable Year 1794 ( MDCCXCIV) was a Common year starting on Wednesday (link will display the full calendar of the Gregorian calendar (or a The Sebright Baronetcy, of Besford in the County of Worcester is a title in the Baronetage of England. The British Army is the land armed forces branch of the British Armed Forces. Sir John was the son of Sir Thomas Sebright, 4th Baronet and Henrietta Dashwood.
In 1766, he married Sarah Knight, daughter of Edward Knight and Elizabeth James. Their eldest son, John, inherited the baronetcy. The Sebright is a Breed of Chicken named after its developer Sir John Saunders Sebright.  Their daughter Henrietta Sebright (d. 1840) married Henry Lascelles, 2nd Earl of Harewood. Henry Lascelles 2nd Earl of Harewood ( 25 December 1767 &ndash 24 November 1841) known as Viscount Lascelles from 1814 to 1820 
Sir John was Colonel of the 52nd (Oxfordshire) Regiment of Foot, from 1760–1762. Colonel ( RP ˈkɜnəl GA ˈkɜrnəl is a Military rank of a Commissioned officer, with corresponding ranks existing in almost every country The 52nd (Oxfordshire Regiment of Foot was a Light infantry regiment of the British Army throughout much of the 18th and 19th centuries