- Henry Hyde, 4th Earl of Clarendon
Henry Hyde, 4th Earl of Clarendon and 2nd Earl of Rochester, PC (June 1672 –
10 December 1753) was an English nobleman and politician. He was styled Lord Hyde from 1682 to 1711.
He was the son of the 1st Earl of Rochester and Lady Henrietta, daughter of the 1st Earl of Burlington. His education started at Eton where he studied from 1683 to 1687 and entered
Oxford Universityin 1700. From 1687 to 1690 saw him travel abroad to Italy, Germanyand Holland. He was ToryMP for Launceston November 15, 1692— May 2, 1711and High Steward of the University of Oxfordfrom 1711. He was appointed to the Privy Council of Great Britainin 1710. [Cruickshanks. (2002) "The House of Commons 1690 1715 5 Volume Set", Cambridge University Press. pp. 463-64. ISBN 0-521-77221-4.]
He succeeded his father as 2nd
Earl of Rochesteron 2 May 1711and his cousin as 4th Earl of Clarendonon 31 March 1723. His death came six months after that of his only surviving son, resulting in the extinction of both earldoms.
He married Jane Leveson-Gower, daughter of
Sir William Leveson-Gower, 4th Baronet, on 8 March 1692. They had children:
* Hon. Henrietta Hyde (bur.
5 July 1710)
* Hon. Edward Hyde (bur.
17 November 1702)
* Hon. Laurence Hyde (b.
6 October 1703; bur. 27 May 1704)
* Hon. Ann Hyde (bur.
2 November 1709)
* Lady Jane Hyde (d. January 1723/1724), married
William Capell, 3rd Earl of Essexon 27 November 1718
* Lady Catherine Hyde (c. 1701 –
17 July 1777), married Charles Douglas, 3rd Duke of Queensberryon March 10 1720
* Lady Charlotte Hyde (c.1707 –
17 March 1740)
Henry Hyde, Viscount Cornbury(1710–1753)
* [http://books.google.com/books?id=96MLAAAAYAAJ&pg=PA224&lpg=PA224&dq=culpepper+levett&source=web&ots=pAAXMXIg9b&sig=oxg5f4b9s-anFBYPyMYL5I0wvV0&hl=en#PPR3,M1 The Correspondence of Henry Hyde, Earl of Clarendon, Henry Hyde Clarendon, Great Britain, 1828]
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