Henry Cromwell-Williams

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Henry Cromwell-Williams (22 June 1625 – 3 August 1673) was an English politician who sat in the House of Commons variously between 1654 and 1673.

Cromwell-Williams was born as Cromwelll, the son of Henry Cromwell of Ramsey, Huntingdonshire. He matriculated from Magdalene College, Cambridge.[1]

In 1654, Cromwell was elected Member of Parliament for Huntingdonshire in the First Protectorate Parliament. He was re-elected in 1656 for the Second Protectorate Parliament and in 1659 for the Third Protectorate Parliament.[2] In 1660, he took the name Williams to become Cromwell-Williams. He was elected MP for Huntingdonshire in the Convention Parliament and was re-elected in 1661 for the Cavalier Parliament. He sat until his death in 1673.[2]

Cromwell-Williams died at the age of 48.

Cromwell-Williams married Lady Elizabeth Feres at Ramsey on 4 May 1642.[1]

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Parliament of England
Preceded by
Edward Montagu
Stephen Pheasant
Member of Parliament for Huntingdonshire
1654–1659
With: Edward Montagu 1654–1656
Stephen Pheasant 1654
Nicholas Pedley 1656–1659
Succeeded by
Restored Rump parliament