Francis Edwardes

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Francis Edwardes (died 15 December 1725) was a British Member of Parliament.

Edwardes was the member of a family that owned extensive lands in Pembrokeshire, Carmarthenshire and Cardiganshire. He was elected to the House of Commons for Haverfordwest in 1722, a seat he held until 1725. Edwardes married Lady Elizabeth Rich, only daughter and heiress of Robert Rich, 5th Earl of Warwick and 2nd Earl of Holland, and through this marriage the substantial Rich estates (including Holland House in London) came into the Edwardes family. Their son William also became Member of Parliament for Haverfordwest and was elevated to the Peerage of Ireland as Baron Kensington in 1776. Edwardes died in December 1725.

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Parliament of Great Britain
Preceded by
Sir John Philipps
Member of Parliament for Haverfordwest
Succeeded by
Erasmus Philipps