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.

Background[edit]

Thynne was the second son of Thomas Thynne, 2nd Marquess of Bath.

Military and political careers[edit]

He served in the Royal Navy and rose to the rank of Captain in 1822. 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:

Lord Bath died in 1837, aged forty, and was buried on 1 July 1837 at his home, Longleat House, Wiltshire.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Burke, Sir Bernard, (1938 ed) Burke's Peerage, Baronetage and Knightage. Shaw, London. p.243

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