Bunbury, Henry Edward, Sir, 7th Baronet (1778 -1860)

Sir Henry Edward Bunbury, Baronet was the second son of Henry William Bunbury (1750 1811), the famous amateur cartoonist, and Eleanor ,daughter and coheir of Vere Graham. Educated at Westminster School, he obtained a commission in the Coldstream Guards in 1794, and had a distinguished military and political career, reaching the rank of Lieutenant General, and serving as Under Secretary for War 1809 1816. In 1821 he succeeded to the baronetcy and estates of his uncle Sir Thomas Charles Bunbury, 6th Baronet, including Mildenhall in Suffolk, formerly the property of Sir Thomas Hanmer, Speaker of the House of Commons. He married, firstly, Louisa Emilia, daughter of General Fox, 4 April 1807, and secondly, Emily Louisa Augusta, daughter of Colonel George Napier, on 22 July 1830. A Knight Commander of the Bath and a Fellow of the Society of Antiquaries, he published Narrative of the campaign in Holland. London, 1849 and Narrative of some passages in the great war with France. London, 1854. Part of his library was dispersed by Sotheby Wilkinson & Hodge 6 December 1894, a further part 2 July 1896, after the death of his son Sir Edward Herbert Bunbury, 9th Bart, and again on 23 February 1916, and 2 February and 18 April 1932 all at Sotheby's.

Seat / Residence(s): Mildenhall Manor, Suffolk, Barton Hall, Suffolk
Stamp(s) Stamp Information
Bunbury, Henry Edward, Sir, 7th Baronet (1778 - 1860) (Stamp 1) Motto: Esse quam videri
Crest: A leopard's face pierced by two swords in saltire
Arms: Quarterly 1. Argent on a bend sable three chess rooks (Bunbury) 2. Argent two lions passant gardant (Hanmer) 3. Azure a lion passant between three fleurs de lys (North) 4. Argent a fess gules between three pheasants (Stannich) in fess point the hand of Ulster
Quarterings: 1. Argent on a bend sable three chess rooks (Bunbury) 2. Argent two lions passant gardant (Hanmer) 3. Azure a lion passant between three fleurs de lys (North) 4. Argent a fess gules between three pheasants (Stannich)
Heraldic Charges: bend, on a, Heraldic Charges: chess rooks (3), Heraldic Charges: fess, Heraldic Charges: fleurs-de-lys (3), Heraldic Charges: leopard's face, Heraldic Charges: lion passant, Heraldic Charges: lions passant (2), Heraldic Charges: pheasants (3)
Bunbury, Henry Edward, Sir, 7th Baronet (1778 - 1860) (Stamp 2) Crest: A leopard's face pierced by two swords in saltire
Heraldic Charges: leopard's face
Bunbury, Henry Edward, Sir, 7th Baronet (1778 - 1860) (Stamp 3) Crest: A leopard's face pierced by two swords in saltire
Heraldic Charges: leopard's face
Bunbury, Henry Edward, Sir, 7th Baronet (1778 - 1860) (Stamp 4) Crest: A leopard's face pierced by two swords in saltire
Heraldic Charges: leopard's face
Bunbury, Henry Edward, Sir, 7th Baronet (1778 - 1860) (Stamp 5) Crest: A leopard's face pierced by two swords in saltire
Heraldic Charges: leopard's face, Heraldic Charges: swords (2)
Crest: A leopard's face pierced by two swords in saltire
Heraldic Charges: leopard's face, Heraldic Charges: swords (2)
Crest: A leopard's face pierced by two swords in saltire
Heraldic Charges: leopard's face, Heraldic Charges: swords (2)