Thomas Preston

Last updated

Thomas Preston may refer to:



Derby is a former United Kingdom Parliamentary constituency. It was a constituency of the House of Commons of the Parliament of England, then of the Parliament of Great Britain from 1707 to 1800 and of the Parliament of the United Kingdom from 1801 to 1950. It was represented by two members of parliament. It was divided into the single-member constituencies of Derby North and Derby South in 1950.

Thomas Preston was an English politician.

Northampton was a parliamentary constituency, which existed until 1974.


Thomas Preston was an English Benedictine monk serving as one of the leaders of the mission to re-establish the Benedictine Order in England after the closure of monasteries during the 16th century. He is also remembered for his writings upholding the cause of James I of England in the allegiance oath controversy.

Thomas Scott Preston Roman Catholic Vicar-General of New York

Thomas Scott Preston was a Roman Catholic Vicar-General of New York, prothonotary Apostolic, chancellor, author, preacher, and administrator


Thomas Preston was an English organist and composer who held posts at Magdalen College, Oxford, Trinity College, Cambridge, and St George's Chapel at Windsor Castle.

Thomas Preston (1537–1598) was an English master of Trinity Hall, Cambridge, and possibly a dramatist.

Thomas Preston, 1st Viscount Tara was an Irish soldier of the 17th century. After lengthy service as a mercenary in the Spanish Army Preston returned to Ireland following the outbreak of the Rebellion of 1641. He was appointed to command the Leinster Army of the Irish Confederacy, enjoying some success as well as a number of heavy defeats such as the Battle of Dungans Hill in 1647 where his army was largely destroyed. Like other Confederate leaders, Preston was a Catholic Royalist. He remained in close contact with the Lord Lieutenant the Marquess of Ormonde, and was a strong supporter of an alliance between Confederates and Royalists against the English Republicans.

Related Research Articles

Duke of Newcastle upon Tyne is a title that has been created three times. The related title Duke of Newcastle-under-Lyme has been created once to provide a slightly more remote special remainder. The title first was conferred in 1665 when William Cavendish was made Duke of Newcastle upon Tyne. He was a prominent Royalist commander in the Civil War. He had already been elevated as Viscount Mansfield in 1620, Baron Cavendish of Bolsover and Earl of Newcastle upon Tyne in 1621 and Marquess of the latter in 1643, and was created Earl of Ogle as main subsidiary title to the dukedom to be used as a courtesy style for his heir presumptive.

Newcastle-under-Lyme market town in Staffordshire, England

Newcastle-under-Lyme, is a market town in Staffordshire, England. It had a population of 128,264 in 2011.

William Stanley is the name of:

John Keane may refer to:

Newcastle-under-Lyme (UK Parliament constituency) Parliamentary constituency in the United Kingdom

Newcastle-under-Lyme is a constituency in north Staffordshire created in 1354 and represented in the House of Commons of the UK Parliament since 2001 by Paul Farrelly of the Labour Party. The constituency was last co-represented by a member of the Conservative Party when it was a dual-member constituency before the 1885 General Election. In 1919 the local MP, industrialist and major local employer Josiah Wedgwood shifted his allegiance from the Liberal Party — the Lloyd George Coalition Liberals allying with the Conservatives — to the Labour Party and the seat has elected the Labour candidate who has stood since that date, a total of 29 elections in succession. Labour came close to losing the seat in 1969, 1986, 2015 and 2017.

Thomas Lee may refer to:

House of Cavendish British noble family

The House of Cavendish is a British noble house. The Cavendish family has been one of the richest and most influential aristocratic families in England since the 16th century, and has been rivalled in political influence perhaps only by the Marquesses of Salisbury and the Earls of Derby. They are descended from Sir John Cavendish of Cavendish in the county of Suffolk, and their numerous peerages included the Dukedom of Devonshire, the Dukedom of Newcastle, the Barony of Waterpark. and the Barony of Chesham. The head of the family is Peregrine Cavendish, 12th Duke of Devonshire, whose seat is Chatsworth House, one of the grandest private homes in the world.

Events from the year 1644 in England.

Thomas Hussey may refer to:

The Newcastle-under-Lyme by-election, 1986 was a parliamentary by-election held on 17 July 1986 for the British House of Commons constituency of Newcastle-under-Lyme.

John Bowyer may refer to:

Thomas Mayne may refer to:

Henry Lark Pratt British artist

Henry Lark Pratt (1805–1873) was an English painter who trained in the porcelain industry.

Sir Gilbert Hoghton, 2nd Baronet English politician

Sir Gilbert Hoghton, 2nd Baronet was an English politician who sat in the House of Commons variously between 1614 and 1640. He was a Royalist leader during the English Civil War.

Henry Vernon may refer to:

Walter Chetwynd was an English politician who sat in the House of Commons at various times between 1584 and 1614.

John Long was an English politician.

Godfrey de Foljambe English politician

Sir Godfrey de Foljambe (1317–1376) was a prominent landowner and politician in fourteenth-century England who went on to have a successful career as an Irish judge, including three years as Lord Chief Justice of Ireland. In later life he was an associate of John of Gaunt, Duke of Lancaster. His tomb can still be seen at All Saints Church, Bakewell.

William Thickness, of Newcastle-under-Lyme, Staffordshire, was an English politician.