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Henry, Earl of Romney

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Henry, Earl of Romney

Person  Male  Born 8/4/1641  Died 8/4/1704

Politician and army officer. Born Henry Sidney (or Sydney) in Paris. Entered parliament in 1679 and was one of the group known as 'The Immortal Seven', who invited William of Orange to take the throne after King James II was deposed. Fought at the Battle of the Boyne and became envoy to the Hague. He fell from favour with the accession of Queen Anne and died from smallpox at his home, 16 St James's Square.

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