Henry Bertie (MP for Beaumaris)

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Henry Bertie (4 May 1675 – 18 December 1735), English politician, was the third son of James Bertie, 1st Earl of Abingdon and his wife Eleanora Lee.

Biography[edit]

Bertie was one of the Lords Proprietors of Carolina, heir of the proprietorship granted to Sir William Berkeley. He sat as Member of Parliament for Beaumaris, a pocket borough in Wales, until he was unseated in 1727 by Watkin Williams-Wynn.

Family[edit]

Bertie first married Arabella Susanna Hamilton (d. 10 December 1708), daughter of Hugh Hamilton, 1st Viscount of Glenawly, on 17 July 1708, but she died later that year. He later married his half-first cousin Mary Bertie, daughter of Peregrine Bertie of Waldershare and granddaughter of Montagu Bertie, 2nd Earl of Lindsey. By her he had one daughter:

  • Susanna Bertie, married her cousin Charles Bertie, rector of St. Mary le Strand, son of Charles Bertie

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Parliament of England
Preceded by
Coningsby Williams
Member of Parliament for Beaumaris
1705–1707
Succeeded by
Parliament of Great Britain
Parliament of Great Britain
Preceded by
Parliament of England
Member of Parliament for Beaumaris
1707–1727
Succeeded by
Watkin Williams-Wynn