Henry Danby Seymour (1 July 1820 – 4 August 1877) was a British gentleman and Liberal Party politician. Seymour was the eldest son of Henry Seymour and wife Jane Hopkinson. Alfred Seymour was his brother. A member of the Liberal Party, he sat as Member of Parliament (MP) for Poole from 1850 to 1868 and served as Joint Secretary to the Board of Control, the body which oversaw the activities of the East India Company, from 1855 until the Company's abolition in 1858. In November 1876 he was elected to the London School Board. He did not marry and died without issue.

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  • Henry Danby Seymour (1 July 1820 – 4 August 1877) was a British gentleman and Liberal Party politician. Seymour was the eldest son of Henry Seymour and wife Jane Hopkinson. Alfred Seymour was his brother. A member of the Liberal Party, he sat as Member of Parliament (MP) for Poole from 1850 to 1868 and served as Joint Secretary to the Board of Control, the body which oversaw the activities of the East India Company, from 1855 until the Company's abolition in 1858. In November 1876 he was elected to the London School Board. Henry climbed Mount Ararat in 1846, and wrote two topographical works, Russia on the Black Sea and Sea of Azof and Caravan Journeys and Wanderings in Persia, Afghanistan, Turkistan, and Beloochistan'. In 1856 Henry donated fragments of the Tomb of Sobekhotep, Thebes, to the British Museum, and was co-author of A History of Egypt Under the Pharaohs. Henry gathered a large collection of Old Masters, among other things Albrecht Dürer's Portrait of a Peasant Woman (now in the British Museum), and the triptych attributed to Goswin van der Weyden entitled St Catherine and the Philosophers (now in the National Gallery, London). He did not marry and died without issue. (en)
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  • Henry Danby Seymour (1 July 1820 – 4 August 1877) was a British gentleman and Liberal Party politician. Seymour was the eldest son of Henry Seymour and wife Jane Hopkinson. Alfred Seymour was his brother. A member of the Liberal Party, he sat as Member of Parliament (MP) for Poole from 1850 to 1868 and served as Joint Secretary to the Board of Control, the body which oversaw the activities of the East India Company, from 1855 until the Company's abolition in 1858. In November 1876 he was elected to the London School Board. He did not marry and died without issue. (en)
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