Sir Hugh Acland, 5th Baronet

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Sir Hugh Acland, 5th Baronet
Born ca. 1639
Died 9 March 1714
Nationality English
Occupation Member of Parliament

Sir Hugh Acland, 5th Baronet (ca. 1639 – 9 March 1714) was an English Member of Parliament.[1]

Early life[edit]

He was the third son of Sir John Acland, 1st Baronet of Wooleigh, Devon and Elizabeth Vincent and educated at Exeter College, Oxford.

He succeeded his nephew as baronet on the latter's death in 1672. He obtained new Letters Patent of the Baronetcy on 21 January 1678, with precedence from 24 June 1644 when the baronetcy was originally created.

Career[edit]

He was Member of Parliament for Barnstaple in 1679 (the Habeas Corpus Parliament) and for Tiverton from 1685 until 1687. He was appointed Sheriff of Devon for 1690.

Family[edit]

He married Anne, daughter of Sir Thomas Daniel, on 19 March 1674 and had six sons and a daughter. On his death in 1714 he was succeeded in the baronetcy by his grandson, his eldest son John Acland (c. 1675-1703), MP for Callington, having predeceased him.

Parliament of England
Preceded by
Nicholas Dennys
John Basset
Member of Parliament for Barnstaple
with John Basset

1679
Succeeded by
Arthur Acland
John Basset
Preceded by
Samuel Foote
Sir Henry Ford
Member of Parliament for Tiverton
with William Colman

1685–1689
Succeeded by
Samuel Foote
William Colman
Baronetage of England
Preceded by
Arthur Acland
Baronet Acland
(of Columb John)
1672–1714
Succeeded by
Hugh Acland

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