Henry Thynne, 3rd Marquess of Bath

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Henry Frederick Thynne, 3rd Marquess of Bath (24 May 1797 – 24 June 1837), styled Lord Henry Thynne until January 1837 and Viscount Weymouth between January and March 1837, was a British naval commander and politician.[1]

Background[edit]

Thynne was the second son of Thomas Thynne, 2nd Marquess of Bath, who he succeeded in March 1837 (his unmarried elder brother had predeceased their father by two months). He inherited land in County Monaghan, Shropshire, Somerset and Wiltshire.

Military and political careers[edit]

He was educated at Eton College. He then served in the Royal Navy and rose to the rank of Captain in 1822 after which he transferred to the Signals Corps and did not return to sea. From 1824 to 1826 and 1828 to 1832, he was MP (Tory) for Weobley.

Family[edit]

Lord Bath married the Honourable Harriet Baring, daughter of Alexander Baring, 1st Baron Ashburton, on 19 April 1830. They had four children:

Death[edit]

Lord Bath died suddenly in 1837, having been Marquess for only three months, and was buried on 1 July 1837 at Longbridge Deverill, near his home, Longleat House in Wiltshire. He was succeeded by his eldest son John

References[edit]

  1. ^ "THYNNE, Lord Henry Frederick (1797-1837), of 6 Grovesnor Square, Mdx.". History of Parliament Online. Retrieved 29 April 2016. 
  2. ^ Burke, Sir Bernard, (1938 ed) Burke's Peerage, Baronetage and Knightage. Shaw, London. p.243
  3. ^ a b c Woodfall, H. (1768). The Peerage of England; Containing a Genealogical and Historical Account of All the Peers of that Kingdom Etc. Fourth Edition, Carefully Corrected, and Continued to the Present Time, Volume 6. p. 258. 
  4. ^ a b  Lee, Sidney, ed. (1898). "Thynne, William". Dictionary of National Biography. 56. London: Smith, Elder & Co. 
  5. ^ Girouard, Mark, Thynne, Sir John (1515–1580), estate manager and builder of Longleat in Oxford Dictionary of Biography (Oxford University Press, 2004)
  6. ^ Booth, Muriel. "THYNNE, John (?1550-1604), of Longleat, Wilts.". History of Parliament. The History of Parliament Trust. Retrieved 2 January 2016. 
  7. ^ Lancaster, Henry; Thrush, Andrew. "THYNNE, Charles (c.1568-1652), of Cheddar, Som.". History of Parliament. The History of Parliament Trust. Retrieved 2 January 2016. 
  8. ^ Rugh, R. B.; Critall, Elizabeth. "'Parliamentary history : 1529-1629', in A History of the County of Wiltshire: Volume 5". British History Online. Victoria County History. Retrieved 2 January 2016. 
  9. ^ Ferris, John P. "THYNNE, Sir James (c.1605-70), of Longbridge Deverill, Wilts.". History of Parliament. The History of Parliament Trust. Retrieved 2 January 2016. 
  10. ^ Helms, M. W.; Ferris, John P. "THYNNE, Sir Thomas (c.1610-c.69), of Richmond, Surr.". History of Parliament. The History of Parliament Trust. Retrieved 2 January 2016. 
  11. ^ Marshall, Alan. "Thynne, Thomas". Oxford Dictionary of National Biography. Retrieved 2 January 2016. (subscription required (help)). 
  12. ^ Heath-Caldwell, J. J. "Thomas Thynne, 1st Marquess of Bath, 3rd Viscount Weymouth". JJ Heath-Caldwell. Retrieved 2 January 2016. 
  13. ^ Hayton, D. W. "THYNNE, Hon. Henry (1675-1708).". The History of Parliament. The History of Parliament Trust. Retrieved 2 January 2016. 
  14. ^ Dunaway, Stewart (2013). Lord John Carteret, Earl Granville - His Life History and the Granville Grants. Lulu. p. 33. ISBN 9781300878070. 
  15. ^ "Bath, Thomas Thynne". Encyclopedia Britannica 1911. Retrieved 2 January 2016. 
  16. ^ Thorne, Roland. "Carteret [formerly Thynne], Henry Frederick". Oxford Dictionary of National Biography. Retrieved 2 January 2016. 
  17. ^ "Thomas Thynne, 2nd Marquess of Bath (1765-1837)". National Portrait Gallery. Retrieved 2 January 2016. 
  18. ^ Escott, Margaret. "THYNNE, Lord Henry Frederick (1797-1837), of 6 Grovesnor Square, Mdx.". History of Parliament. The History of Parliament Trust. Retrieved 2 January 2016. 
  19. ^ "John Thynne, 4th Marquess of Bath (1831-1896), Diplomat and landowner". National Portrait Gallery. Retrieved 2 January 2016. 

External links[edit]

Parliament of the United Kingdom
Preceded by
Sir George Cockburn, Bt
Lord Frederick Cavendish-Bentinck
Member of Parliament for Weobley
1824 – 1826
With: Sir George Cockburn, Bt
Succeeded by
Sir George Cockburn, Bt
Lord William Thynne
Preceded by
Sir George Cockburn, Bt
Lord William Thynne
Member of Parliament for Weobley
1828 – 1832
With: Lord William Thynne to 1831
Lord Edward Thynne from 1831
borough disenfrachised
Peerage of Great Britain
Preceded by
Thomas Thynne
Marquess of Bath
March–June 1837
Succeeded by
John Thynne