Henry Seymour Conway

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Henry Seymour Conway (1721–1795) was a British military and political figure. Following a period serving as a staff officer in the British army in Europe, Conway entered Parliament in 1741. He returned to the army in 1757 and was then re-elected to the House of Commons in 1761 until 1768 when he returned to the army, becoming a general in 1772 and was Commander-in-Chief from 1782 to 1792. He was made a Field-Marshal on his retirement.


Shelfmark W/H-4-39
Sir Francis Bacon. Historie of the raigne of King Henry the Seuenth. Written by ... Francis, Lord Verulam, .... 1622.
Printed label on front pastedown: Gen. Conway.
Pencil inscription on final free endpaper: This book read by James Brockman, Nov. 5th 1831.