CORNWALLIS, Hon. Henry (1740-61).

Published in The History of Parliament: the House of Commons 1754-1790, ed. L. Namier, J. Brooke., 1964
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30 Mar. - Apr. 1761

Family and Education

b. 10 Sept. 1740, 2nd s. of Charles, 1st Earl Cornwallis, and bro. of Charles, Visct. Brome. educ. Eton 1753-4. unm.

Offices Held

Ensign 1 Ft. Gds. 1755; capt. 13 Ft. 1758.


Elected while still under age at the general election, 30 Mar. 1761, Cornwallis never took his seat: he died in April, on the road from Germany.

Ref Volumes: 1754-1790

Author: Sir Lewis Namier