Robert Bulkeley, 2nd Viscount Bulkeley

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Robert Bulkeley, 2nd Viscount Bulkeley of Cashel (died 18 October 1688)[1] was a British peer and politician.

He was born the second son of Thomas Bulkeley, 1st Viscount Bulkeley of Baron Hill, Beaumaris and inherited the title from his father after his elder brother Richard was murdered. His mother was Blanche Cotymore, daughter of Richard Cotymore.

He was appointed Sheriff of Anglesey for 1658 [2] and elected the Member of Parliament for Anglesey for 1660–1661,[3] Caernarvonshire, 1675–1679,[4] and Anglesey for the second time from 1685 to 1689.[3]

He married Sarah, the daughter of Daniel Hervey of Coombe in Surrey. They had three sons and six daughters. He was succeeded by his eldest son Richard. Of his younger sons, Robert became MP for Beaumaris and Thomas MP for Caernarvonshire.[2]

References

  1. ^ "thePeerage.com". Retrieved 2010-08-08. 
  2. ^ a b Lodge, John. The Peerage Of Ireland: Or,A Genealogical History Of The Present ..., Volume 5. p. 27. 
  3. ^ a b Leigh Rayment's Historical List of MPs – Constituencies beginning with "A" (part 2)
  4. ^ Leigh Rayment's Historical List of MPs – Constituencies beginning with "C" (part 1)
Parliament of England
Preceded by
George Twisleton
Member of Parliament for Anglesey
1660–1661
Succeeded by
Nicholas Bagenal
Preceded by
Sir Richard Wynn, Bt
Member of Parliament for Caernarvonshire
1675–1679
Succeeded by
Hon. Thomas Bulkeley
Preceded by
Hon. Richard Bulkeley
Member of Parliament for Anglesey
1685–1689
Succeeded by
Hon. Thomas Bulkeley
Honorary titles
Preceded by
John Robinson
Vice-Admiral of North Wales
1679–1688
Succeeded by
Sir William Williams, Bt
Peerage of Ireland
Preceded by
Thomas Bulkeley
Viscount Bulkeley
1659–1688
Succeeded by
Richard Bulkeley


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