Henry Pelham-Clinton, Earl of Lincoln

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Henry Fiennes Pelham-Clinton, Earl of Lincoln (5 November 1750 – 18 October 1778) was a short-lived British politician, the second son of the 2nd Duke of Newcastle-under-Lyne.

Lincoln became heir to his father on the death of his elder brother in 1752. He was educated at Eton and was elected as Tory MP for Aldborough in 1772 and for Nottinghamshire in 1774. On 21 May 1775, he married Lady Frances Seymour-Conway (4 December 1751 – 11 November 1820), a daughter of the 1st Marquess of Hertford, and they had two children:

Titles from birth to death[edit]

  • The Hon. Henry Pelham-Clinton (1750–1752)
  • Lord Clinton (1752–1768)
  • Earl of Lincoln (1768–1772)
  • Earl of Lincoln, MP (1772–1778)
Parliament of Great Britain
Preceded by
Andrew Wilkinson
Aubrey Beauclerk
Member of Parliament for Aldborough
1772–1774
With: Aubrey Beauclerk
Succeeded by
Abel Smith
Charles Wilkinson
Preceded by
John Thornhagh
Thomas Willoughby
Member of Parliament for Nottinghamshire
1774–1778
With: Thomas Willoughby 1774
Lord Edward Bentinck 1775–1796
Succeeded by
Charles Pierrepont
Lord Edward Bentinck