James Bellingham

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Sir James Bellingham, 2nd Baronet (8 September 1623 – 26 October 1650)[1] was an English politician, lawyer and baronet.

He was the only son of Sir Henry Bellingham, 1st Baronet and Dorothy Boynton, daughter of Sir Francis Boynton.[2] After being called to the by Gray's Inn,[3] Bellingham was a Member of Parliament (MP) for Westmorland in the Long Parliament from 1646 until 1648.[1]

Bellingham married Catherine Willoughby, daughter of Sir Henry Willoughby, 1st Baronet.[4] Their marriage was childless.[4] In 1650, having succeeded his father as baronet, Bellingham himself died two weeks later, aged only 27. With his death the baronetcy became extinct.[2] He was buried in Heversham.[3]


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  4. 4.0 4.1 Burke, John (1841). John Bernhard Burke (ed.). A Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Extinct and Dormant Baronetcies of England, Ireland and Scotland (2nd ed.). London: Scott, Webster, and Geary. p. 54.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
Baronetage of England
Preceded by
Henry Bellingham
(of Hilsington)
October 1650