Henry Hildyard (MP)

Henry Hildyard (26 January 1610 – 8 June 1674)[1] was an English politician.

He was the oldest son of Sir Christopher Hildyard of Winestead, Yorkshire and was educated at Trinity College, Cambridge and at the Inner Temple.[2]

In the Convention Parliament of 1660, he was elected at a by-election for the family borough of Hedon.[2] In 1660 he was also given the position of Chamberlain of the Exchequer for life and in 1670 made a Gentleman of the Privy Chamber, also for life.

He died in 1674. He had married Lady Anne Leke, the daughter of Francis Leke, 1st Earl of Scarsdale and had 5 sons and 9 daughters.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Leigh Rayment's Historical List of MPs – Constituencies beginning with "H" (part 2)
  2. ^ a b Helms, M. W.; Watson, Paula (1983). B.D. Henning (ed.). "HILDYARD, Henry (1610-74), of Winestead, Yorks. and East Horsley, Surr". The History of Parliament: the House of Commons 1660-1690, ed. Boydell and Brewer. Retrieved 18 June 2014.