BERTIE, Lord Vere (c.1712-68), of Branston, Lincs.

Published in The History of Parliament: the House of Commons 1715-1754, ed. R. Sedgwick, 1970
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1741 - 1754

Family and Education

b. c.1712, 3rd s. of Robert Bertie, M.P. Boston 1685-7 and 1689-90, 1st Duke of Ancaster, but 1st by 2nd w. Albinia, da. of Maj.-Gen. William Farrington of Chislehurst, Kent; bro. of Lord Robert Bertie. educ. Westminster 1724-8. m. 4 Oct. 1736, Anne Casey of Branston, Lincs., illegit. da. and coh. of Sir Cecil Wray, 13th Bt., M.P., of Fillingham, Lincs.,1 2s. 2da.

Offices Held

Ensign 2 Ft. Gds. 1729, out by 1740.


Returned in 1741 on the Ancaster interest for Boston, Bertie voted with the Administration in the division on the Hanoverians in 1742, but against them in that of 1744 and was absent from that of 1746, when he was classed as doubtful. Listed as Opposition in the next Parliament, he did not stand again. He died 13 Sept. 1768.

Ref Volumes: 1715-1754

Author: Paula Watson


  • 1. GEC Baronetage, i. 98 n.c.