Lord Henry Bentinck

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Lord Henry William Scott-Bentinck (9 June 1804 – 31 December 1870),[1] known as Lord Henry Bentinck, was a British Conservative Party politician.


Bentinck was the third son of William Bentinck, 4th Duke of Portland, and Henrietta, daughter of Major-General John Scott. William Cavendish-Scott-Bentinck, 5th Duke of Portland and Lord George Bentinck were his elder brothers.

Political career[edit]

Bentinck sat as Member of Parliament (MP) for North Nottinghamshire from 1847 to 1857.[2] He was also a Trustee of the British Museum and a well-known hound man.

Personal life[edit]

Bentinck died in December 1870, aged 66.


  1. ^ Leigh Rayment's Historical List of MPs – Constituencies beginning with "N" (part 3)[self-published source][better source needed]
  2. ^ Craig, F. W. S. (1989) [1977]. British parliamentary election results 1832–1885 (2nd ed.). Chichester: Parliamentary Research Services. p. 438. ISBN 0-900178-26-4. 

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Parliament of the United Kingdom
Preceded by
Thomas Houldsworth
Henry Gally-Knight
Member of Parliament for Nottinghamshire North
With: Thomas Houldsworth 1846–1852
Lord Robert Pelham-Clinton 1852–1857
Succeeded by
Lord Robert Pelham-Clinton
Sir Evelyn Denison