Sir Henry Beaumont, 2nd Baronet

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Sir Henry Beaumont, 2nd Baronet (2 April 1638 – 27 January 1689)[1] was an English politician.

He was the oldest son of Sir Thomas Beaumont, 1st Baronet and Elizabeth Trott, daughter of Sir Nicholas Trott, and was baptised at Stoughton Grange.[2] Beaumont was educated at St John's College, Oxford[2] and succeeded his father as baronet in 1676.[3] He sat as a Member of Parliament (MP) for Leicester between 1679 and 1689.[4]

On 2 April 1662, he married Elizabeth Farmer, daughter of George Farmer, at St Andrew's Church, Holborn.[2] They had seven daughters and fourteen sons (six having died as infants).[5] Beaumont was buried at Stoughton, Leicestershire[6] and was succeeded in the baronetcy successively by his sons Thomas, George and Lewis.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Leigh Rayment - Baronetage". Retrieved 30 March 2009. 
  2. ^ a b c "ThePeerage - Sir Henry Beaumont, 2nd Btt". Retrieved 15 February 2009. 
  3. ^ Burke, John (1832). A Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Peerage and Baronetage of the British Empire. vol. I (4th ed.). London: Henry Colburn and Richard Bentley. p. 93. 
  4. ^ "Leigh Rayment - British House of Commons, Leicester". Retrieved 30 March 2009. 
  5. ^ a b Kimber, Edward (1771). Richard Johnson, ed. The Baronetage of England: Containing a Genealogical and Historical Account of All the English Baronets. vol. II. London: Thomas Wotton. pp. 164–165. 
  6. ^ Collins, Arthur (1741). The English Baronetage: Containing a Genealogical and Historical Account of All the English Baronets, Now Existing. vol. III. London: Thomas Wotton. p. 242. 
Parliament of England
Preceded by
Sir William Hartopp
John Grey
Member of Parliament for Leicester
1679 – 1689
With: John Grey 1679–1685
Thomas Babington 1685–1689
Succeeded by
Lawrence Carter
Thomas Babington
Baronetage of England
Preceded by
Thomas Beaumont
Baronet
(of Stoughton Grange)
1676 – 1689
Succeeded by
Thomas Beaumont