Sir Thomas Skelton (died 1416), of Hinxton, Cambridgeshire and Sherborne 'Coudray', Hampshire, was an English politician.
Hinxton is a village in South Cambridgeshire, England.
Cambridgeshire is a county in the East of England, bordering Lincolnshire to the north, Norfolk to the north-east, Suffolk to the east, Essex and Hertfordshire to the south, and Bedfordshire and Northamptonshire to the west. The city of Cambridge is the county town. Modern Cambridgeshire was formed in 1974 as an amalgamation of the counties of Cambridgeshire and Isle of Ely and Huntingdon and Peterborough, the former covering the historic county of Cambridgeshire and the latter covering the historic county of Huntingdonshire and the Soke of Peterborough, historically part of Northamptonshire. It contains most of the region known as Silicon Fen.
He was a Member (MP) of the Parliament of England for Cambridgeshire in January 1397 and for Hampshire in 1399 and 1406.
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