Liskeard (UK Parliament constituency)
LiskeardLiskeard (seat 1/2)the town
Liskeard was a parliamentary borough in Cornwall, which elected two Members of Parliament (MPs) to the House of Commons from 1295 until 1832, and then one member from 1832 until 1885.wikipedia
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Redistribution of Seats Act1885Redistribution of Seats Act of 1885
The constituency was abolished by the Redistribution of Seats Act 1885. However the constituency was finally abolished by the Redistribution of Seats Act 1885, when the borough became part of the Bodmin or South East division of Cornwall.
BodminBodmin (seat 1/2)Bodmin constituency
However the constituency was finally abolished by the Redistribution of Seats Act 1885, when the borough became part of the Bodmin or South East division of Cornwall.
Through most of this period the constituency was marginal, the Unionists being helped by the popularity of their candidate Leonard Courtney, who had been Liberal MP for Liskeard when it was still a separate borough before joining the Liberal Unionists when the party split in 1886.
George BromleySir George Bromley
He was an MP for Liskeard 1563, Much Wenlock in 1558 and 1559 and Shropshire in 1571 and 1572.
He was a Member (MP) of the Parliament of England for Liskeard in January 1377 and January 1390, Launceston in October 1377, January 1380, 1381, May 1382, October 1382, October 1383, April 1384, November 1384, 1385, 1386, February 1388, January 1390, 1391, 1393, 1395, January 1397, and 1399 and Lostwithiel in 1378.
Jonathan TrelawnySir Jonathan TrelawnyJonathan
He entered Parliament as member for Liskeard, representing that borough in three parliaments, and subsequently also represented Cornwall in the Parliaments of 1597 and 1604.
CorytonCoryton familySir William Coryton
William Coryton (1580–1651) of West Newton Ferrers, St Mellion, Cornwall, was a Cornish gentleman who served as MP for Cornwall in 1624, 1626 and 1628, for Liskeard in 1625, for Grampound in 1640 and for Launceston 1640-41.
He represented Liskeard in the first Parliament of 1553 and Cornwall from 1559 until his death.
William WreySir William Wrey
Sir William Wrey, 2nd Baronet (1600 – August, 1645) of Trebeigh, St Ive, Cornwall and North Russell, Sourton, Devon, was MP for Liskeard, Cornwall in 1624.
William BodruganWilliam II BodruganWilliam Bodrugan (MP died 1416)
He was a Member (MP) of the Parliament of England for Liskeard in November 1414 and for Cornwall in March 1416.
Sir Chichester Wrey, 3rd BaronetWreySir Bourchier Wrey, 4th Baronet
The fourth Baronet represented Liskeard and Devon in the House of Commons.
He was born into an old family which had long been influential in Liskeard, Cornwall; his father Thomas was mayor there in 1621, Joseph himself was mayor of Liskeard in 1625, and Member of Parliament for the town in 1626.
Richard EdgecumbeRichardRichard Edgcumbe
In 1586, Edgcumbe was elected Member of Parliament (MP) for Liskeard while his father was steward of the town.
John Harris (1596–1648) of Lanrest, Liskeard in Cornwall and of Radford in the parish of Plymstock in Devon, was an English gentleman who was elected four times as a Member of Parliament for Liskeard in Cornwall, between 1628 and 1644.
He was a Member (MP) of the Parliament of England for Liskeard in 1529, Newport, Cornwall in 1547 and Penryn in November 1554.
Sir Thomas EdmondesSir Thomas EdmondsThomas Edmunds
He was elected an MP for Liskeard, Cornwall, in 1601.
1532 – 1586) was a member of Parliament for Dorchester (1571), Liskeard (1572), Appleby (1584) and Carlisle (1586).
Francis had a brother, Thomas Roscarrock, who, like Francis, was an MP for Liskeard.
Sir John GlanvilleSir John GlanvillSir John Glanville the younger
He was elected Member of Parliament for Liskeard in 1614.
Povey became Member of Parliament for Liskeard in 1646, Bossiney in 1659 and held under Oliver Cromwell a high post in the Office of Plantations.
He was a Member (MP) of the Parliament of England for Liskeard in March 1553, for Newport, Cornwall in October 1553, for Penryn in 1559 and for Helston in 1571.
Sir John CopeJohn CopeGeneral Sir John Cope
He served in the wars of the Spanish and Austrian Successions and was a Member of Parliament for the Whig Party, representing Queenborough (1722-1727), Liskeard (1727-1734) and Orford (1738-1741).
Edward DennySir Edward Denny(Sir) Edward Denny
Denny first became Member of Parliament for Liskeard in Cornwall for the 1584 to 1585 parliament.
Sir Henry NevilleHenry NevilleSir Henry Nevill
Neville sat in Parliament as the member for New Windsor (1584, 1586 and 1593), Sussex (1589), Liskeard (1597) and Berkshire (1604, 1614).
John Butte (MP fl.1402-1425)
He was a Member (MP) of the Parliament of England for Barnstaple in 1402, for Bodmin in May 1413 and November 1414, for Liskeard in 1417 and for Truro 1422 and 1425.
He was a Member (MP) of the Parliament of England for Helston in 1419, Liskeard in 1420 and 1422, and Bodmin in 1423.