Francis Seymour, of Sherborne, Dorset

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Francis Seymour (1697 – 23 December 1761) was a British gentleman and politician, who owned an estate at Sherborne, Dorset.

He was a son of Sir Edward Seymour, 5th Baronet and his wife Letitia Popham.

He married on 30 July 1728 his cousin Elizabeth Popham, Dowager Lady Hinchingbrooke (d. 20 March 1761), daughter of Alexander Popham, of Littlecote, Wiltshire, Member of Parliament, and great granddaughter of Colonel Alexander Popham, by whom he had two children:

Seymour was returned as Member of Parliament for Great Bedwyn in 1732, and for Marlborough in 1734, sitting for that constituency until 1741.

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Parliament of Great Britain
Preceded by
Sir William Willys
William Sloper
Member of Parliament for Great Bedwyn
1732–1734
With: William Sloper
Succeeded by
William Sloper
Robert Murray
Preceded by
Thomas Gibson
Edward Lisle
Member of Parliament for Marlborough
1734–1741
With: Edward Lisle 1734–1737
John Crawley 1737–1741
Succeeded by
John Crawley
Sir John Hynde Cotton