Sir Earl Lord Henry Jermyn KG

Died aged c. 79

Henry Jermyn, 1st Earl of Saint Albans, KG (25 March 1605 (baptised) – January 1684) was an English politician and courtier. He sat in the House of Commons at various times between 1625 and 1643 when he was raised to the peerage as Baron Jermyn. He was one of the most influential courtiers of the period, constantly devising and promoting schemes to involve foreign powers in the restoration of the monarchy, both before and after the execution of Charles I.

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Commemorated on 1 plaque

Look left to St James's Square and right to St James's Church in Jermyn Street. All this was the inspiration of one man: Henry Jermyn Earl of St Albans KG 1605-1684 diplomat, favourite of Queen Henrietta Maria and "founder of the West End" who died in his house on this site

10 St James's Square, London, United Kingdom where they died (1684)