HERBERT, Thomas (?1727-79), of Muckross, co. Kerry.

Published in The History of Parliament: the House of Commons 1754-1790, ed. L. Namier, J. Brooke., 1964
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3 Nov. 1770 - 1774

Family and Education

b. ?1727, 1st s. of Edward Herbert.  educ. Hackney; St. John’s, Camb. 12 July 1744, aged 17; M. Temple 1743, called 1750.  m.(1) 7 May 1755, Anne, da. of John Martin, 2s. 5da.; (2) Agnes, da. of Rev. Francis Bland of Killarney, 2s. 2da.

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Herbert was returned in place of his father on the Powis interest at Ludlow. Robinson in his first survey on the royal marriage bill, March 1772, listed him as ‘pro, present’, and as ‘pro’ before the general election of 1774, but there is no record of any vote or speech by him. Herbert did not stand again in 1774.

He died May 1779.

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Author: Mary M. Drummond