WINDSOR, Hon. Herbert (1707-58).

Published in The History of Parliament: the House of Commons 1715-1754, ed. R. Sedgwick, 1970
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1734 - 8 June 1738

Family and Education

bap. 1 May 1707, 1st surv. s. of Thomas Windsor, M.P., 1st Visct. Windsor [I] and Baron Mountjoy [GB], by Charlotte, da. and h. of Philip Herbert, 7th Earl of Pembroke, wid. of John Jeffreys, 2nd Baron Jeffreys. m. 16 Apr. 1737, Alice (worth £60,000), da. of Sir John Clavering, 3rd Bt., of Axwell, co. Dur., sis. and coh. of Sir James Clavering, 4th Bt., 2s. 2da. suc. fa. as 2nd Visct. and 2nd Baron 8 June 1738.

Offices Held


Windsor stood unsuccessfully for Bramber in 1734, when he was brought in unopposed as a Tory on his family’s interest for Cardiff. On succeeding his father in 1738, he was called to the Upper House as Lord Mountjoy. He died 25 Jan. 1758.

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Author: Peter D.G. Thomas