DARCY, Hon. James (1617-73), of Sedbury Park, nr. Richmond, Yorks.

Published in The History of Parliament: the House of Commons 1660-1690, ed. B.D. Henning, 1983
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Family and Education

bap. 30 Nov. 1617, 6th s. of Conyers, 4th Baron Darcy (d.1654) by Dorothy, da. of Sir Henry Belasyse, 1st Bt., of Newburgh Priory; bro. of Conyers, later 1st Earl of Holdernesse, and Hon. Marmaduke Darcy. m. by 1650, Isabel, da. of Sir Marmaduke Wyvill, 2nd Bt., of Burton Constable, 3s. 4da.1

Offices Held

Commr. for militia, Yorks. Mar. 1660; j.p. Yorks. (N. Riding) July 1660-6, commr. for assessment Aug. 1660-d.; receiver of free gift, Yorks. 1661-5, commr. for corporations 1662-3, loyal and indigent officers 1662.2

Master of the stud 1661-d.3