WYNN, Sir William (1678-1754).

Published in The History of Parliament: the House of Commons 1715-1754, ed. R. Sedgwick, 1970
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May 1749 - 20 May 1754

Family and Education

b. Mar. 1678, 2nd s. of Griffith Wynn of Bodvean; bro. of Sir Thomas Wynn, 1st Bt.. unm. Kntd. 11 Oct. 1727.

Offices Held

Constable, Harlech castle 1716-d.; equerry to Prince of Wales 1724-7; standard bearer, gent. pensioners 1727, lt. 1740-d.


Wynn owed his knighthood and his places to the influence of his elder brother, whom he succeeded as equerry to the Prince of Wales, and on whose death he was brought into Parliament as a stop-gap by his nephew, Sir John Wynn.

He died 20 May 1754.

Ref Volumes: 1715-1754

Author: Peter D.G. Thomas