Henry Archer (MP)

Henry Archer (1700 – 16 March 1768) of Hale, Hampshire was a British Member of Parliament. [1]

He was the second son of Andrew Archer of Umberslade Hall in Tanworth in Arden, Warwickshire and his wife Elizabeth Dashwood. His elder brother was Thomas Archer. Henry was educated at Eton College (c.1716) and Trinity College, Oxford (1712) before proceeding to study law at the Middle Temple (1718) and the Inner Temple (1723), where he was called to the bar in 1726.

He served as Member of Parliament for Warwick from 1735 to 1768.

In 1734 he became a trustee, together with his elder brother, for the newly formed colony of Georgia on the east coast of America.

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  1. ^ "ARCHER, Henry (1700-68), of Hale, Hants". History of Parliament Trust. Retrieved 15 November 2018.
Parliament of Great Britain
Preceded by
Sir William Keyt, Bt
William Bromley
Member of Parliament for Warwick
1735–1768
With: Thomas Archer (1735–41)
Wills Hill (1741–56)
John Spencer (1756–61)
Hamilton Boyle (1761–62)
Paul Methuen (1762–68)
Lord George Greville (1768)
Succeeded by
Lord George Greville
Paul Methuen