John Mordaunt (MP)

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The Honourable John Mordaunt (c. 1709 – 1767), was a British soldier and politician.

Mordaunt was the second son of John Mordaunt, Viscount Mordaunt and Frances Powlett. He was a cornet in the Royal Horse Guards from 1726 to 1736. He married Hon. Mary Howe (d. 1749), the daughter of Scrope Howe, 1st Viscount Howe, in November 1735, and later Elizabeth Hamilton, but left no children. In 1745, he rejoined the Army to serve as the lieutenant colonel of the Duke of Kingston's Regiment of Light Horse, which he commanded at Culloden.


Parliament of Great Britain
Preceded by
Thomas Bennet
William Levinz
Member of Parliament for Nottinghamshire
With: William Levinz
Succeeded by
Lord Robert Manners-Sutton
John Thornhagh
Preceded by
The Viscount Doneraile
Thomas Orby Hunter
Member of Parliament for Winchelsea
With: Thomas Orby Hunter
Succeeded by
Thomas Orby Hunter
Arnold Nesbitt
Preceded by
Sir Thomas Robinson
Harry Powlett
Member of Parliament for Christchurch
With: Sir Thomas Robinson
Succeeded by
Thomas Robinson
James Harris