PORTMAN, Henry (d.1728), of Bryanston, Dorset and Orchard Portman, Som.
Available from Boydell and Brewer
Family and Education
5th s. of Sir Edward Seymour, 3rd Bt., M.P., of Berry Pomeroy, Devon by Anne, da. of Sir John Portman, 1st Bt., of Orchard, Som. m. (1) Penelope, da. of Sir William Haslewood of Maidwell, Northants. s.p.; (2) Meliora, da. of William Fitch of High Hall, Dorset, s.p. suc. to estates of cos. Sir William Portman, 6th Bt., 1690, and assumed name of Portman.
Ranger of Hyde Park 1703-d.
Portman was returned as a Tory from 1679 to 1715, when he was unseated on petition. He died 23 Feb. 1728 at an advanced age.1
Ref Volumes: 1715-1754
Author: Shirley Matthews
- 1. Pol. State, xxxv. 212.