WYNDHAM, Sir Edward, 2nd Bt. (c.1667-95), of Orchard Wyndham, Som.

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

Dates

1690 - June 1695

Family and Education

b. c.1667, 1667, 4th but o. surv. s. of (Sir) William Wyndham, 1st Bt. m. lic. 14 June 1687, aged 20 (with £6,000), Catharine da. of (Sir) William Leveson Gower, 4th Bt., of Trentham, Staffs., 1s. 1da. suc. fa. 29 Oct. 1683.

Offices Held

Dep. lt. Som. 1683-7, 1691-d., j.p. 1685-Feb. 1688, Oct. 1688-d., commr. for rebels’ estates 1686, assessment. Som. 1689-90, Wilts. 1690.1

Biography

Wyndham inherited an income of over £4,000 a year, and was first returned for Ilchester under age as a Tory at the general election of 1685. In James II’s Pa