Thomas Prestall

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Thomas Prestall (by 1503 – 1551), of Poling, Houghton, Sussex and London, was an English politician.

Poling, West Sussex village in the United Kingdom

Poling is a village and civil parish in the Arun District of West Sussex, England, 2 miles (3.2 km) southeast of Arundel on a minor road south of the A27. About 25% of the parish is wooded foothill slopes of the South Downs which is the area north of the A27 here.

He was a Member of Parliament (MP) for Arundel in 1529. [1]

Arundel was twice a parliamentary constituency in the Kingdom of England, the Kingdom of Great Britain, and the United Kingdom. The first incarnation strictly comprised the town centre of Arundel and was a borough constituency in Sussex first enfranchised in 1332 and disfranchised in 1868 under the Reform Act 1867. Arundel initially elected two members, but this was reduced to one in 1832 by the Great Reform Act.

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  1. "PRESTALL, Thomas (by 1503-51), of Poling, Houghton, Suss. and London. - History of Parliament Online".