RADCLIFFE, Sir Henry (by 1533-93), of Portsmouth, Hants.

Published in The History of Parliament: the House of Commons 1558-1603, ed. P.W. Hasler, 1981
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Family and Education

b. by 1533, 2nd s. of Henry Radcliffe, 2nd Earl of Sussex, by his 1st w. Elizabeth, da. of Thomas Howard, 2nd Duke of Norfolk; bro. of Thomas. m. lic. 6 Feb. 1549, Honor, da. and coh. of Anthony Pound (d.1547) of Drayton in Farlington, 1s. Kntd. 2 Oct. 1553; suc. bro. as 4th Earl of Sussex 9 June 1583; KG 22 Apr. 1589.

Offices Held

MP [I] 1560.

Sewer to the Queen by 1556; PC [I] 1557; lt. of Leix and Offaly 1557-64; constable of Portchester castle and lt. of Southbere forest 1560; jt. steward, crown possessions in Essex 1561; warden and capt. of Portsmouth from May 1571; burgess, Portsmouth bef. 1575, high steward from 9 Sept. 1590; j.p. Hants from c.1573, commr. musters by 1576, jt. (with