PELHAM CLINTON, Henry Fiennes, Earl of Lincoln (1750-78).

Published in The History of Parliament: the House of Commons 1754-1790, ed. L. Namier, J. Brooke., 1964
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18 May 1772 - 1774
1774 - 18 Oct. 1778

Family and Education

b. 5 Nov. 1750, 1st s. of Henry, 9th Earl of Lincoln and 2nd Duke of Newcastle, by Catherine, da. and coh. of Hon. Henry Pelham, M.P.; bro. of Lords John and Thomas Pelham Clinton.  educ. Eton 1763-7.  m. 21 May 1775, Lady Frances Seymour Conway, da. of Francis, 1st Earl of Hertford, 1s. (d. 23 Sept. 1779), 1da.

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In 1772 Lincoln was returned by his father for Aldborough, and in 1774 was elected unopposed for Nottinghamshire. He supported North’s Administration, but apparently never spoke in the House. He died v.p. in France 18 Oct. 1778.

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Author: I. R. Christie