Sir Henry Felton, 2nd Baronet

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Sir Henry Felton, 2nd Baronet (27 July 1619 – 20 October 1690) was an English politician who sat in the House of Commons between 1656 and 1679.


Felton was the son of Sir Henry Felton, 1st Baronet of Playford, Suffolk and his wife Dorothy Gawdy daughter of Sir Bassingbourne Gawdy. He inherited the baronetcy on the death of his father in 1624.[1]

In 1656, Felton was elected Member of Parliament for Suffolk in the Second Protectorate Parliament. He was re-elected MP for Suffolk in 1659 to the Third Protectorate Parliament.[2]

In 1660, Felton was elected MP for Suffolk in the Convention Parliament. He was re-elected in 1661 for the Cavalier Parliament and sat until 1679.[2]

Felton died at the age of 71.


Felton married Susannah Tollemache, daughter of Sir Lionel Tollemache, 2nd Baronet. They had five sons, three of whom succeeded to the baronetcy and three daughters.[1]



Parliament of England
Preceded by
Sir William Spring, 1st Baronet
Sir Thomas Barnardiston, 1st Baronet
Sir T Bedingfield
William Bloys

John Gurdon
William Gibbes
John Brandling
Alexander Bence
John Sicklemore
Thomas Bacon

Member of Parliament for Suffolk
With: Sir Thomas Barnardiston, 1st Baronet 1656-1659
Sir Henry North, 1st Baronet 1656
Edmund Harvey 1656
Edward Le Neve 1656
John Sicklemore 1656
William Bloys 1656
William Gibbes 1656
Robert Brewster 1656
Daniel Wall 1656
Succeeded by
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