Henry Munro-Butler-Johnstone

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Henry Alexander Munro-Butler-Johnstone (7 December 1837 – 17 October 1902) was a British author and Conservative Party politician.

Baptised as Henry Alexander Butler-Johnstone,[1] Johnstone was the son of Henry Butler-Johnstone (born Henry Butler) the grandson of the 13th Baron Dunboyne.[2]

He was educated at Eton and at Christ Church, Oxford,[2] graduating in 1861 with a first-class Bachelor of Arts degree in classics.[2] In 1862 he was elected Member of Parliament for Canterbury, a position he resigned in 1878. He was also Deputy Lieutenant for Ross-shire, and in 1875 published the book The Eastern Question.[1]


  1. ^ a b Mosley, Charles (2003). Burke's Peerage, Baronetage & Knightage, 107th edition. 1 (107 ed.). Burke's Peerage (Genealogical Books) Ltd. p. 1215. 
  2. ^ a b c Mair, Robert Henry (1870). Debrett's Illustrated House of Commons and the Judicial Bench 1870. London: Dean & Son. p. 159. 

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Parliament of the United Kingdom
Preceded by
Sir William Somerville
Henry Butler-Johnstone
Member of Parliament for Canterbury
With: Sir William Somerville 1862–1865
John Walter Huddleston 1865–1868
Theodore Brinckman 1868–1874
Lewis Ashurst Majendie 1874–1878
Succeeded by
Lewis Ashurst Majendie
Alfred Gathorne-Hardy