VERNON, Henry (1686-1719), of Sudbury, Derbys.

Published in The History of Parliament: the House of Commons 1715-1754, ed. R. Sedgwick, 1970
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1713 - 1715
29 Jan. - 2 June 1715

Family and Education

b. Apr. 1686, o. surv. s. of George Vernon of Sudbury by his 3rd w. Catherine, da. of Sir Thomas Vernon, M.P., London merchant, sis. of Sir Charles and Thomas Vernon. m. (1) Anne (d. Apr. 1714), da. and h. of Thomas Pigot of Chetwynd, Salop, niece and h. of Peter Venables of Kinderton, 1s. 1da.; (2) Matilda, da. of Thomas Wright of Longstone, Derbys., s.p. suc. fa. 1702.

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The Vernons of Sudbury acquired Swynnerton and Hilton in Staffordshire by marriage in 1557. Vernon’s grandfather left Sudbury to his eldest son, George, Vernon’s father, and Hilton to his 2nd son, the grandfather of Henry Vernon of Hilton.

Returned as a Tory in 1715, but unseated on petition, Vernon died 25 Feb. 1719.

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Author: Eveline Cruickshanks