MORDAUNT, Hon. Harry (?1663-1720).

Published in The History of Parliament: the House of Commons 1715-1754, ed. R. Sedgwick, 1970
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2 Jan. 1692 - 1698
1701 - 1702
26 Nov. 1705 - 1708
1708 - 4 Jan. 1720

Family and Education

b. ?1663, 3rd s. of John Mordaunt, 1st Visct. Mordaunt, by Elizabeth, da. and h. of Hon. Thomas Carey, bro. of Charles, 3rd Earl of Peterborough. educ. Westminster (K.S.); Ch. Ch. Oxf. 17 Dec. 1680, aged 17. m. (1) Margaret (d. 22 July 1706), nat. da. of Sir Thomas Spencer, 3rd Bt., of Yarnton, Oxon., 5s. 2da.; (2) Penelope, da. and h. of William Tipping of Ewelme, Oxon., 1da.

Offices Held

Col. of a regt. of Ft. 1694, of Marines 1702, and of Ft. 1703-13; c.-in-c. Guernsey 1697; treasurer of Ordnance 1699-d.; brig.-gen. 1704; maj.-gen. 1706; lt.-gen. 1709.


Mordaunt was returned as a Whig for Richmond by his cousin, Lord Wharton. He did not vote after 1715, but spoke for the Government, 8 Apr. 1717, on a motion for a vote of credit against Sweden. He died 4 Jan. 1720.

Ref Volumes: 1715-1754

Author: Romney R. Sedgwick