Hastings (UK Parliament constituency)

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Hastings was a parliamentary constituency in Sussex.wikipedia
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Hastings and Rye (UK Parliament constituency)

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It was abolished for the 1983 general election, when it was partially replaced by the new Hastings and Rye constituency.
The constituency was created in 1983 by combining most of Hastings with a small part of Rye.

John Parker (died 1617)

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He was a Member of Parliament for Hastings in 1589; Truro, Cornwall in 1593; Dunheved in 1601; and East Looe in 1604.

John Ashburnham (Royalist)

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He sat as a Member of Parliament for Hastings in the Long Parliament in 1640.

Edmund Pelham

Sir Edmund Pelham
He remained at Gray's Inn for 40 years, becoming Reader and Ancient of the Inn, but he does not seem to have advanced far in his legal career, although he was elected to the House of Commons as member for Hastings in 1597.

Sir John Pelham, 3rd Baronet

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In 1645, Pelham was elected Member of Parliament for Hastings to replace disabled Royalists in the Long Parliament.

Roger Manwood

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He was MP for Hastings in 1555 and Sandwich in 1558, 1559, 1563, 1571 and 1572.

Sir Edward Hales, 1st Baronet

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Hales was elected MP for Hastings in 1605 and 1614 and appointed High Sheriff of Kent for 1608–09 and was created a baronet by King James I on 29 June 1611.

John Ashburnham, 1st Baron Ashburnham

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He sat as Member of Parliament for Hastings from 1679 to 1681 and again from 1685 to 1689.

Thomas Mun (MP)

Thomas Mun
He was a Member of Parliament (MP) for Hastings from 1681 to 1685 and again from 1689 to 1690.

Thomas Pelham (of Lewes, junior)

Thomas Pelham
The patronage of his kinsman, the Duke of Newcastle, obtained for him an appointment as secretary to British diplomats in France, and a Parliamentary seat at Hastings, from 1728 to 1741.

William Damsell

Sir William Damsell
In 1563 he was elected from Hastings, to a parliament which was not dissolved until 1567.

Sir Sackville Crowe, 1st Baronet

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He was a Member of Parliament for Hastings in the 1625 Parliament (the "Useless Parliament") and for Bramber in the 1628-9 Parliament.

Thomas Shirley

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Shirley was elected MP for both Bramber and Hastings and chose to sit for Hastings.

Peter Gott

At the 1689 English general election, he stood for Parliament at Rye and Hastings and was defeated.

John Salerne (died 1415)

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He was a Member (MP) of the Parliament of England for Rye in 1372, 1373 and 1391, and for Hastings in 1378, May 1382, February 1383 and October 1383.

Henry Pelham (of Stanmer)

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Pelham was the first cousin of the Duke of Newcastle, who brought him in to stand for Hastings at the 1715 election shortly after Henry reached his majority.

Denny Ashburnham

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In April 1660, he was elected Member of Parliament (MP) for Hastings in the Convention Parliament.

Archibald Hutcheson

Hutcheson was returned as Member of Parliament (MP) for the constituency of Hastings at the 1713 general election and held the seat until 1727.

George Carew, 1st Earl of Totnes

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In 1604 Carew was elected Member of Parliament for Hastings in the House of Commons of England.

John Harry (MP)

John Harry
He was a Member (MP) of the Parliament of England for Hastings in 1410.

Nicholas Vansittart, 1st Baron Bexley

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Vansittart began his public career by writing pamphlets in defence of the administration of William Pitt, especially on its financial side, and in May 1796 became Member of Parliament for Hastings, retaining his seat until July 1802, when he was returned for Old Sarum.

William Ashburnham, 2nd Baron Ashburnham

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Ashburnham was put forward by his father for Hastings at the second general election of 1701, but was defeated.