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Thomas de Hungerford, Speaker of the House of Commons

Male Bef 1328 - 1397  (> 69 years)


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  • Name Thomas de Hungerford 
    Suffix Speaker of the House of Commons 
    Born Bef 1328  of Farleigh, Somerset, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Gender Male 
    Died 3 Dec 1397  [3, 4
    Buried Farleigh, Somerset, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Person ID I12977  Ancestry of PNH, TNH, and others | Ancestor of LDN, Ancestor of TWK
    Last Modified 13 Sep 2018 

    Father Walter de Hungerford,   b. of Heytesbury, Wiltshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother Elizabeth Fitz John 
    Family ID F3120  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Joan Hussey,   d. 21 Mar 1412 
    Married Bef 1376  [2
    Children 
    +1. Walter Hungerford, Speaker of the House of Commons,   b. 22 Jun 1378, of Farleigh, Somerset, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Aug 1449  (Age 71 years)
    Last Modified 10 Jun 2017 
    Family ID F8147  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • "[T]he first person to be recorded in the rolls of the Parliament of England as holding the office of Speaker of the House of Commons of England, although that office had existed before his tenure." [Wikipedia]

      Sheriff of Wiltshire, 1355-60. Knight of the shire for Wiltshire 12 times and for Somerset 5 times. Chief steward to John of Gaunt.

  • Sources 
    1. [S145] Ancestral Roots of Certain American Colonists Who Came to America Before 1700 by Frederick Lewis Weis and Walter Lee Sheppard, Jr. 8th edition, William R. Beall & Kaleen E. Beall, eds. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Company, 2004, 2006, 2008., place only.

    2. [S47] The History of Parliament. Some citations point to entries from the printed volumes not yet added to the online site.

    3. [S1526] The Ancestry of Dorothea Poyntz, Wife of Reverend John Owsley, Generations 1-15, Fourth Preliminary Edition by Ronny O. Bodine and Bro. Thomas Spalding, Jr. 2013.

    4. [S160] Wikipedia.