Sir Henry Seymour, 1st Baronet

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Sir Henry Seymour, 1st Baronet MP (20 October 1674 – April 1714) was a British gentleman and politician.

He was a Member of Parliament for East Looe from 1699 to 1710. He was created 1st Baronet Seymour, of Langley, on 4 July 1681. He died in London in 1714.

He bought Langley Park[disambiguation needed] in 1669, and it was sold in 1714 to Samuel Masham, 1st Baron Masham.[1]


He was the second son of Henry Seymour, of Langley, Buckinghamshire (1612 – 9 March 1686), Groom of the Bedchamber, and second wife Ursula Austen, daughter of Sir Robert Austen, 1st Baronet,[2] and wife, and widow of George Stawale, and paternal grandson of Sir Edward Seymour, 2nd Baronet, and wife Dorothy Killegrew.[3]

He died unmarried and without issue.[4]


Parliament of England
Preceded by
Charles Trelawny
Henry Trelawny
Member of Parliament for East Looe
With: Henry Trelawny 1699–1701
Hon. Francis Godolphin 1701–1702
George Courtenay 1702
Sir John Pole, Bt 1702–1705
George Clarke 1705–1707
Succeeded by
Parliament of Great Britain
Parliament of Great Britain
Preceded by
Parliament of England
Member of Parliament for East Looe
With: George Clarke 1707–1708
Harry Trelawny 1708–1710
Thomas Smith 1710–1713
Succeeded by
Sir Charles Hedges
Edward Jennings
Baronetage of England
New creation Baronet
(of Langley)