Huntingdonshire (UK Parliament constituency)

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Huntingdonshire was a Parliamentary constituency covering the county of Huntingdonshire in England.wikipedia
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Huntingdon (UK Parliament constituency)

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Under the Redistribution of Seats Act 1885, it was divided between the new single-seat county divisions of Huntingdon and Ramsey with effect from the 1885 general election.
The seat was abolished in 1918 to re-create Huntingdonshire that co-existed in the early history of the above – this revived county seat lasted until 1983.

Redistribution of Seats Act 1885

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Under the Redistribution of Seats Act 1885, it was divided between the new single-seat county divisions of Huntingdon and Ramsey with effect from the 1885 general election.
rowspan=2|Huntingdonshire (undivided) (two MPs)

Ramsey (UK Parliament constituency)

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Under the Redistribution of Seats Act 1885, it was divided between the new single-seat county divisions of Huntingdon and Ramsey with effect from the 1885 general election.
It was created upon the abolition of the two member Huntingdonshire constituency in 1885, as one of the two county divisions.

John Major

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Its MP at the time, John Major, continued to represent it.
In November 1976, Major was selected to be the candidate for the safe Conservative seat of Huntingdonshire.

Henry Green (politician, died 1399)

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He became a JP in 1380 and MP for Huntingdonshire in 1390, for Northamptonshire in 1394 and 1397 and finally in the autumn of 1397 MP for Wiltshire.

Henry Williams (alias Cromwell)

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Sir Henry Williams, alias Cromwell (died 1604) was a knight of the shire (MP) for Huntingdonshire and a grandfather of Oliver Cromwell.

Thomas Tresham (speaker)

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He was appointed a Justice of the Peace for Huntingdonshire in 1446, a position he held until 1459, and was returned to Parliament for Buckinghamshire in 1447 and Huntingdonshire in 1449.

John Tiptoft, 1st Baron Tiptoft

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He was returned to Parliament as knight of the shire for Huntingdonshire in January and October, 1404 and again in 1406, when he was elected Speaker of the House of Commons.

1918 United Kingdom general election

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In 1918, Huntingdon and Ramsey were re-united and the constituency was reconstituted, returning a single Member of Parliament (MP).

Thomas Walton

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He was born the son of John de Walton of Great Staughton, Huntingdonshire, who was a previous MP for Huntingdonshire.

Huntingdonshire

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Huntingdonshire was a Parliamentary constituency covering the county of Huntingdonshire in England.
John Major (born 1943), politician and Prime Minister (1990–97), was MP for Huntingdonshire.

Sir Robert Cotton, 1st Baronet, of Connington

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Cotton was elected a Member of Parliament for Newtown, Isle of Wight in 1601 and as Knight of the Shire for Huntingdonshire in 1604.

Robert Tyrwhitt (courtier)

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He was a Member (MP) of the Parliament of England for Lincolnshire in 1545 and for Huntingdonshire in April 1554 and 1559.

Edward Montagu, 1st Earl of Sandwich

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In 1645, he was elected Member of Parliament for Huntingdonshire as a recruiter to the Long Parliament.

Roger Hunt (speaker)

Roger Hunt
In 1407, he was returned as knight of the shire for Huntingdonshire, the first of eighteen times he was elected to parliament, being returned on every occasion except one (December 1421) between then and 1433.

Edward Montagu, 2nd Earl of Manchester

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He was Member of Parliament for Huntingdonshire in the "Happy Parliament" of 1623–24, the "Useless Parliament" of 1625, and the Parliament of 1625–26.

John Hore (MP for Huntingdonshire and Cambridgeshire)

John Hore
He was a Member (MP) of the Parliament of England for Cambridgeshire in 1415 and 1425 and for Huntingdonshire in October 1426.

Richard Williams (alias Cromwell)

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In 1541, he was appointed High Sheriff of Cambridgeshire and Huntingdonshire, he was also returned as member of parliament for Huntingdonshire, in the parliament which began 16 January 1542.

John Baker (died 1558)

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He was then elected to Parliament in 1547 as knight of the shire for Huntingdonshire.

Robert Montagu, 3rd Earl of Manchester

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Also in April 1660, Montagu was returned as Member of Parliament for Huntingdonshire in the Convention Parliament and in the following month was one of the members who waited on the king at the Hague.

William Papworth

Sir William Papworth
He was a Member (MP) of the Parliament of England for Cambridgeshire in 1372, 1381, May 1382 and 1386; and for Huntingdonshire in 1385.

Sir Thomas Cotton, 2nd Baronet, of Connington

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He was M.P. for Huntingdonshire in the Short Parliament of 1640, but took no active part in politics or the civil wars.