Henry Bulkeley

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Not to be confused with Henry Daggett Bulkley.

Henry Bulkeley (c. 1641–1698) was an English courtier and politician.

Bulkeley was the fifth son of Thomas Bulkeley, 1st Viscount Bulkeley and Blanche Coytmore.[1] He was educated at Queens' College, Cambridge and admitted at Gray's Inn in 1654.[2] He was Master of the Household of Kings Charles II and James II of England, Member of Parliament from February 1679 to August 1679 for the constituency of Anglesey and from 1679 until 1689 for Beaumaris.

He married Sophia Stuart, sister of Frances Theresa Stuart (1647–1702) "La Belle Stuart" (daughter of Walter Stuart).[3] Their children were:


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  3. ^  Lee, Sidney, ed. (1898). "Stuart, Frances Teresa". Dictionary of National Biography. 55. London: Smith, Elder & Co. 
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Parliament of England
Preceded by
Nicholas Bagenall
Member of Parliament for Anglesey
Succeeded by
Richard Bulkeley
Preceded by
Richard Bulkeley
Member of Parliament for Beaumaris
Succeeded by
Sir William Williams, Bt
Court offices
Preceded by
Sir Herbert Price
Master of the Household
Succeeded by
Sir Thomas Felton, Bt