Edward Clinton, Lord Clinton

Edward Clinton, Baron Clinton (1624–1657) was an English politician who sat in the House of Commons from 1646 to 1648.

Clinton was the son of Theophilus Clinton, 4th Earl of Lincoln, 12th Baron Clinton and his wife, the Hon. Bridget Fiennes, daughter of William Fiennes, Viscount Say and Sele.[1]

In 1646 Clinton was elected Member of Parliament for Callington in the Long Parliament.[2] He sat until 1648 when he was excluded under Pride's Purge

Clinton died in London at the age of 33.[1]

Clinton married Lady Anne Holles by 1652 . Their son was Edward Clinton, 5th Earl of Lincoln, 13th Baron Clinton.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b John Burke A General and heraldic dictionary of the peerage and baronetage of ..., Volume 1
  2. ^ Willis, Browne (1750). Notitia Parliamentaria, Part II: A Series or Lists of the Representatives in the several Parliaments held from the Reformation 1541, to the Restoration 1660 ... London. pp. onepage&q&f&#61, false 229–239.
Parliament of England
Preceded by
Sir Arthur Ingram
Hon. George Fane
Member of Parliament for Callington
1646–1648
With: Thomas Dacres
Succeeded by
Not represented in Rump Parliament