Henry Waldegrave, 1st Baron Waldegrave

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Henry Waldegrave, 1st Baron Waldegrave (1661 – 24 January 1689) was an English peer and Jacobite supporter.

The son of Sir Charles Waldegrave, 3rd Baronet, Waldegrave inherited his father's title in about 1684. A year earlier, on 29 November, he had married Henrietta FitzJames, an illegitimate daughter of King James II and his mistress, Arabella Churchill. As a result of his marriage, he was raised to the peerage as Baron Waldegrave, of Chewton, Somerset, in 1686.

He had two children: Arabella Waldegrave, and James Waldegrave, 1st Earl Waldegrave.

He became Comptroller of the Household in 1687 and continued in this office at the King's court-in-exile at Saint-Germain-en-Laye, until his death in 1689.

Political offices
Preceded by Comptroller of the Household
Succeeded by
Diplomatic posts
Preceded by English Ambassador to France
Title next held by
The Earl of Portland
Honorary titles
Preceded by Lord Lieutenant of Somerset
Succeeded by
Preceded by Custos Rotulorum of Somerset
Peerage of England
New creation Baron Waldegrave
Succeeded by
Baronetage of England
Preceded by Baronet
(of Hever Castle)
c. 1684–1689
Succeeded by