Sir Henry Bellingham, 1st Baron (c.1585 - 1650) MP

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Birthplace: of Levens, Westmoreland, England
Death: Died in Westmoreland, England
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About Sir Henry Bellingham, 1st Baron

Sir Henry Bellingham, 1st Baronet c.1585-October 1650 was an English politician and lawyer, cavalier and baronet.

Parents: Sir James Bellingham d. 1641 and Agnes Curwen 1554-

Wife: Dorothy Boynton 1594-1626

Children:

  • Agnes c.1620-
  • Dorothy c.1622-
  • Elizabeth c.1631-
  • James d. 1650

Sir Hanry Bellingham was the son of Sir James Bellingham and Agnes Curwen, daughter of Sir Henry Curwen. Bellingham was educated at Queen's College, Cambridge in 1609, and admitted to the Middle Temple a year later. He was a Member of Parliament (MP) for Westmorland from 1625 until 1626 and again in the Long Parliament from 1640 until 1645. On 30 May 1620, he was created a Baronet, of Hilsington, in the County of Westmorland by King James I of England.

Bellingham married Dorothy Boynton, daughter of Sir Francis Boynton. They had seven children, three surviving daughters and a son, James, who succeeded in the baronetcy, but died two weeks after his father.

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Sir Henry Bellingham, 1st Baron's Timeline

1585
1585
of Levens, Westmoreland, England
1615
1615
Age 30
of Levens, Westmoreland, England
1620
1620
Age 35
of Helsington, Westmoreland, England
1622
1622
Age 37
of Helsington, Westmoreland, England
1631
1631
Age 46
of Helsington, Westmoreland, England
1650
October, 1650
Age 65
Westmoreland, England
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