MORDAUNT, Hon. Harry (?1663-1720).
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Family and Education
b. ?1663, 3rd s. of John Mordaunt, 1st Visct. Mordaunt, by Elizabeth, da. and h. of Hon. Thomas Carey, bro. of Charles, 3rd Earl of Peterborough. educ. Westminster (K.S.); Ch. Ch. Oxf. 17 Dec. 1680, aged 17. m. (1) Margaret (d. 22 July 1706), nat. da. of Sir Thomas Spencer, 3rd Bt., of Yarnton, Oxon., 5s. 2da.; (2) Penelope, da. and h. of William Tipping of Ewelme, Oxon., 1da.
Col. of a regt. of Ft. 1694, of Marines 1702, and of Ft. 1703-13; c.-in-c. Guernsey 1697; treasurer of Ordnance 1699-d.; brig.-gen. 1704; maj.-gen. 1706; lt.-gen. 1709.
Mordaunt was returned as a Whig for Richmond by his cousin, Lord Wharton. He did not vote after 1715, but spoke for the Government, 8 Apr. 1717, on a motion for a vote of credit against Sweden. He died 4 Jan. 1720.