Sir Francis Gerard, 2nd Baronet Gerard of Harrow on the Hill was born 12 October 1617 in England to Gilbert Gerard, 1st Baronet Gerard of Harrow on the Hill (1587-1670) and Mary Barrington and died December 1680 England of unspecified causes. He married Isabel Cheek .

Sir Francis Gerard, 2nd Baronet (12 October 1617 – December 1680) was an English politician who sat in the House of Commons variously between 1641 and 1660.

Gerard was the son of Sir Gilbert Gerard, 1st Baronet of Harrow on the Hill and his wife Mary Barrington, a daughter of Sir Francis Barrington and Joan Cromwell, and a cousin of Oliver Cromwell.

In 1641, Gerard was elected Member of Parliament for Seaford the Long Parliament and sat until 1648. In 1659 he was elected MP for Middlesex in the Third Protectorate Parliament.

In 1660, Gerard was elected Member of Parliament for Bossiney in the Convention Parliament. He inherited the baronetcy on the death of his father in 1670.

Gerard died at the age of 63.

Gerard married Isabel Cheek, daughter of Sir Thomas Cheek. Their three sons Charles, Francis and Cheek successively inherited the baronetcy

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Offspring of Sir Francis Gerard, 2nd Baronet Gerard of Harrow on the Hill and Isabel Cheek
Name Birth Death Joined with
Charles Gerard, 3rd Baronet Gerard of Harrow on the Hill (1653-1701) 16 August 1653 England 1701 England Honora Seymour (1659-1731)
Francis Gerard, 4th Baronet Gerard of Harrow on the Hill (-1704) 9999 England 1 September 1704 England
Cheek Gerard, 5th Baronet Gerard of Harrow on the Hill (1662-1716) 2 July 1662 England 9 March 1716 England










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