Sir Henry King, 3rd Baronet

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Sir Henry King, 3rd Baronet PC (I) (c. 1681 – 1 January 1740) was an Anglo-Irish politician.

King was the second son of Sir Robert King, 1st Baronet, and Frances Gore. He sat in the Irish House of Commons as the Member of Parliament for Boyle between 1707 and 1727. [1] In 1720 he succeeded his elder brother, John, to the family baronetcy. He represented Roscommon County from 1727 to 1740. [2] In 1733 he was made a member of the Privy Council of Ireland.

He married Isabella Wingfield, daughter of Edward Wingfield and Eleanor Gore, and sister of Richard, 1st Viscount Powerscourt in April 1722, and had seven children. Their eldest son, Robert King, was made Baron Kingsborough in 1748, while their second son, Edward King, was made Earl of Kingston in 1768. Their daughter Isabella married Thomas St Lawrence, 1st Earl of Howth.

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References

  1. E. M. Johnston-Liik, MPs in Dublin: Companion to History of the Irish Parliament, 1692–1800 (Ulster Historical Foundation, 2006), p.100 (Retrieved 6 October 2016).
  2. E. M. Johnston-Liik, MPs in Dublin: Companion to History of the Irish Parliament, 1692–1800 (Ulster Historical Foundation, 2006), p.100 (Retrieved 6 October 2016).
Parliament of Ireland
Preceded by Member of Parliament for Boyle
1707–1727
With: Sir John King, Bt (1707–15)
Robert Sandford (1715–1727)
Succeeded by
Preceded by Member of Parliament for Roscommon County
1727–1740
With: Sir Edward Crofton, Bt (1727–30)
Nicholas Mahon (1730–35)
Sir Edward Crofton, Bt (1735–40)
Succeeded by
Baronetage of Ireland
Preceded by Baronet
(of Boyle Abbey)
1720–1740
Succeeded by