Sir John Mordaunt, 7th Baronet

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Sir John Mordaunt, 7th Baronet (baptised 9 May 1734 – 18 November 1806) was an English politician who represented the constituency of Warwickshire.[1]

He was born the son of Sir Charles Mordaunt, 6th Baronet and educated at New College, Oxford. He succeeded his father as 7th Baronet in 1778.

He was a Captain in the Warwickshire militia from 1759 to 1763 and a Groom of the Bedchamber from 1763 to 1793. He was elected unopposed as the MP for Warwickshire from 1793 to 1802.

He died in 1806. He had married Elizabeth, the daughter and coheiress of Thomas Prowse of Compton Bishop, Somerset, with whom he had 2 sons and 6 daughters. He was succeeded by his son Charles, who also became MP for Warwickshire in 1804.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "MORDAUNT, Sir John, 7th Bt. (1734-1806), of Walton, Warws". History of Parliament Online. Retrieved 19 April 2016. 
Parliament of Great Britain
Preceded by
Sir George Shuckburgh
Sir Robert Lawley
Member of Parliament for Warwickshire
1793–1801
With: Sir George Shuckburgh
Succeeded by
Parliament of the United Kingdom
Parliament of the United Kingdom
Preceded by
Parliament of Great Britain
Member of Parliament for Warwickshire
1801–1802
With: Sir George Shuckburgh
Succeeded by
Sir George Shuckburgh
Dugdale Stratford Dugdale
Baronetage of England
Preceded by
Charles Mordaunt
Baronet
(of Massingham Parva)
1778–1806
Succeeded by
Charles Mordaunt