Thomas Portway

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Thomas Portway (by 1524 – 1557), of Dover, Kent, was an English politician.

He was a Member of Parliament (MP) for Dover in March 1553. He was mayor of Dover from 1550 to 1551. [1]

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  1. "PORTWAY, Thomas (by 1524-57), of Dover, Kent. - History of Parliament Online".