Percival Hart

Percival Hart (7 May 1666 27 October 1738) of Lullingstone, Kent was an English politician who sat in the House of Commons in 1710–1715.[1]

Hart was the son of Percival Hart of Lullingstone and his wife Ann and was educated in the law at the Middle Temple, where he was called to the bar in 1688. He was pricked High Sheriff of Kent for 1706–07.[2]

Hart was elected Member of Parliament (MP) for Kent on 17 October 1710 and held the seat until 8 February 1715.

Hart died aged 72 and was buried in Lullingstone church.[2] He had married in 1689, Sarah,the daughter and coheiress of Henry Dixon of Hilden, Tunbridge, Kent. They had one daughter, Anne, who in turn married John Bluet and Sir Thomas Dyke, 2nd Bt.


Parliament of Great Britain
Preceded by
Sir Thomas Palmer, Bt
David Polhill
Member of Parliament for Kent
With: Sir Cholmeley Dering, Bt 1710–1711
Sir William Hardres, Bt 1711–1713
Sir Edward Knatchbull, Bt 1713–1715
Succeeded by
Mildmay Fane
William Delaune

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