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  1. Henry Bentinck, 1st Duke of Portland (17 March 1682 – 4 July 1726) was a British Army officer, peer, Whig politician and colonial administrator who served as the governor of Jamaica from 1721 to 1726.

  2. In 1716 Henry was created 1st Duke of Portland and Marquess of Titchfield, largely in memory of his illustrious father. Having inherited vast estates, he should have been extremely prosperous, but suffered heavy losses when the South Sea Bubble burst in 1720.

  3. 11 de jun. de 2024 · Henry Bentinck, Duke and Earl of Portland. The eldest surviving son of William and Frances he was Marquis of Tichfield, Viscount Woodstock, Baron Cirencester and in 1716 Duke of Portland. He commanded a troop of Life Guards, was a Member of Parliament and Governor of Jamaica 1721-1726.

  4. Henry Bentinck, 1st Duke of Portland (17 March 1682 – 4 July 1726) was a British Army officer, peer, Whig politician and colonial administrator who served as the governor of Jamaica from 1721 to 1726.

  5. William Bentinck, 1st Earl of Portland, KG, PC (Dutch: Hans Willem Bentinck; 20 July 1649 – 23 November 1709) was a Dutch-born English nobleman who became in an early stage the favourite of William, Prince of Orange, Stadtholder in the Netherlands, and future King of England.

  6. 19 de sept. de 2022 · Hans Willem Bentincks eldest surviving son, Henry, carried on the family legacy as a chief supporter of the Whig political agenda in Britain—that is a limited, Protestant monarchy—and was therefore created 1 st Duke of Portland by the new Hanoverian regime in 1716.

  7. Physical Description. 428 boxes. Scope and Content. The collection consists predominantly of the political, family and personal correspondence of leading members of the Bentinck and Cavendish-Bentinck families and their Cavendish (Pw1), Harley (Pw2 Hy) and Holles (Pw2) forebears.