Henry Widdrington (died 1623)

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Sir Henry Widdrington (died 1623) was an English politician who sat in the House of Commons from 1604 to 1622.

Widdrington was the son of Edward Widdrington. He succeeded to the estates of his father in 1592. He was deputy warden and keeper of Ridsdale under Sir Robert Carey. He was knighted at Widdrington on 9 April 1603. In 1604, he was elected Member of Parliament for Northumberland. He was High Sheriff of Northumberland in 1606. He was re-elected MP for Northumberland in 1614 and 1621.[1]

Widdrington married Mary Curwen, daughter of Sir Henry Curwen.[1] His son William was created Baron Widdrington.

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Parliament of England
Preceded by
Sir Robert Carey
William Selby
Member of Parliament for Northumberland
1604–1621
With: Ralph Grey 1604–1611
Sir George Selby 1614
William Selby 1614
Sir William Grey
Succeeded by
Sir John Fenwick
Sir Francis Brandling