Show Summary Details

Page of

Printed from Oxford Dictionary of National Biography. Under the terms of the licence agreement, an individual user may print out a single article for personal use (for details see Privacy Policy and Legal Notice).

date: 29 February 2020

Englefield, Sir Henry Charles, seventh baronetlocked

(c. 1752–1822)
  • Bernard Nurse


Englefield, Sir Henry Charles, seventh baronet (c. 1752–1822), antiquary and writer on science, was the eldest of the five children of Sir Henry Englefield, sixth baronet (1715–1780), landowner, and his second wife, Catharine Buck (1725–1805), daughter of Sir Charles Buck, third baronet. A member of a long-established family of Catholic gentry, he is said to have been educated at one of the English Catholic colleges abroad. He succeeded his father as the seventh baronet in 1780, but moved from the family home at ...

You do not currently have access to this article


Please login to access the full content.


Access to the full content requires a subscription

British Museum, London
H. L. Mallalieu, , 3 vols. (1976–90)
H. Walpole, ed. W. S. Lewis & others, 48 vols. (1937–83)
private collection
, Church of Jesus Christ of the Latterday Saints
G. E. Cokayne, , 6 vols. (1900–09)
National Portrait Gallery, London
J. Gillow, ed., , 5 vols. (1885–1902)
Bodleian Library, Oxford
Ashmolean Museum, Oxford
J. Farington, ed. K. Garlick, A. Macintyre, K. Cave, & E. Newby, 17 vols. (1978–98)
University of Southampton Library
Royal Astronomical Society, London
, 63 vols. (1885–1900), suppl., 3 vols. (1901); repr. in 22 vols. (1908–9); 10 further suppls. (1912–96); (1993)
National Archives of the United Kingdom, Public Record Office, London
Society of Antiquaries of London
Gentleman's Magazine