Harry Mordaunt

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Lieutenant-General Harry Mordaunt (29 March 1663 – 4 January 1720) was an English soldier.

Mordaunt was a younger son of John Mordaunt, 1st Viscount Mordaunt and Elizabeth, the daughter and sole heiress of Thomas Carey, the second son of Robert Carey, 1st Earl of Monmouth. He married, firstly, Margaret Spencer, natural daughter of Sir Thomas Spencer, 3rd Baronet and had children, including:

He later married Penelope, the daughter of William Tipping of West Court at Ewelme in Oxfordshire by his wife, Elizabeth Collet. She was the niece of Sir Thomas Tipping, 1st Baronet. They had a single daughter:

In November 1688, he was appointed colonel of a regiment of foot, known by his name, which was converted to a marine regiment on 13 July 1698 and disbanded on 20 May 1699. Another regiment of marines was raised under his colonelcy on 10 March 1702, which was converted to infantry in May 1703 and disbanded in July 1713.

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Parliament of England
Preceded by
Sir William Egerton
John Blencowe
Member of Parliament for Brackley
with John Blencowe 1692–1695
Charles Egerton 1695–1698

1692–1698
Succeeded by
Charles Egerton
Sir John Aubrey, Bt
Preceded by
Sir John Aubrey, Bt
Charles Egerton
Member of Parliament for Brackley
with Charles Egerton

1701-1702
Succeeded by
John James
Charles Egerton
Preceded by
John Sidney
Charles Egerton
Member of Parliament for Brackley
with Charles Egerton

1705-1707
Succeeded by
Parliament of Great Britain
Parliament of Great Britain
Preceded by
Parliament of England
Member of Parliament for Brackley
with Charles Egerton

1707-1708
Succeeded by
William Egerton
Charles Egerton
Preceded by
Thomas Yorke
William Walsh
Member of Parliament for Richmond
with Thomas Yorke 1708–1710, 1713–1717
John Yorke 1710–1713, 1717–1720

1708–1720
Succeeded by
John Yorke
Richard Abell
Military offices
Preceded by
Charles Bertie
Treasurer of the Ordnance
1699–1702
Succeeded by
Charles Bertie
Preceded by
Charles Bertie
Treasurer of the Ordnance
1705–1712
Succeeded by
Charles Eversfield
Preceded by
Charles Eversfield
Treasurer of the Ordnance
1714–1720
Succeeded by
John Plumptre