Lord Henry Thynne
|The Right Honourable
Lord Henry Thynne
Lord Henry Thynne by Leslie Ward, 1877.
|Treasurer of the Household|
14 December 1875 – 21 April 1880
|Prime Minister||Benjamin Disraeli|
|Preceded by||Earl Percy|
|Succeeded by||The Earl of Breadalbane|
|Born||2 August 1832|
|Died||28 January 1904|
|Spouse(s)||Lady Ulrica Seymour
|Children||Ulric Oliver Thynne|
Thynne was the second son of Henry Thynne, 3rd Marquess of Bath, and his wife the Honourable Harriet Baring, daughter of Alexander Baring, 1st Baron Ashburton. John Thynne, 4th Marquess of Bath, was his elder brother.
Thynne entered the House of Commons in 1859 as Member of Parliament for South Wiltshire, a seat he held until 1885, and served under Benjamin Disraeli as Treasurer of the Household from 1875 to 1880. In 1876 he was admitted to the Privy Council. Apart from his political career he was also a Major in the Wiltshire Yeomanry Cavalry and a Deputy Lieutenant for Wiltshire.
Thynne married Lady Ulrica Frederica Jane Seymour, daughter of Edward Seymour, 12th Duke of Somerset, on 1 June 1858. They had four sons and two daughters. He died in January 1904, aged 71. Lady Ulrica survived him by twelve years and died in January 1916.
- thepeerage.com Rt. Hon. Lord Henry Frederick Thynne
- Leigh Rayment's Historical List of MPs – Constituencies beginning with "W" (part 4)[self-published source][better source needed]
- leighrayment.com Privy Counsellors 1836–1914
- Burke, Sir Bernard, (1938 ed) Burke's Peerage, Baronetage and Knightage. Shaw, London. p.243
- Hansard 1803–2005: contributions in Parliament by Lord Henry Thynne
|Parliament of the United Kingdom|
Hon. Sidney Herbert
|Member of Parliament for South Wiltshire
With: Hon. Sidney Herbert 1859–1861
Frederick Hervey-Bathurst 1861–1865
Thomas Grove 1865–1874
Viscount Folkestone 1874–1885
|Treasurer of the Household
The Earl of Breadalbane
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