Thomas Purfrey

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Thomas Purfrey (c. 1556 – c. 1591), of Wells and Banwell, Somerset, was an English politician.

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Family

Purfrey was the son of William Purfrey, probably of Hollingbourne, Kent or Shalston, Buckinghamshire. He married Blandina Godwyn, whose mother was Isabel Purfrey. [1] Blandina's father was Thomas Godwyn, bishop of Bath and Wells, and her brother was the Wells MP, Thomas Godwyn. There are no reports of who his heir(s) were.

Career

He was a Member (MP) of the Parliament of England for Wells in 1589. [2]

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References

  1. "GODWYN, Thomas (b.bef.1561), of Barnwell, Som. - History of Parliament Online". Historyofparliamentonline.org. Retrieved 16 March 2019.
  2. "PURFREY, Thomas (c.1556-c.91), of Wells and Banwell, Som. - History of Parliament Online". Historyofparliamentonline.org. Retrieved 16 March 2019.
Parliament of England
Preceded by Member of Parliament for Wells
1589
With: John Ayshe
Succeeded by