Thomas Sotherton

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Thomas Sotherton (by 1525 – 1583), of Norwich, Norfolk, was an English politician.

He was a Member of Parliament (MP) for Norwich in 1558 and 1559 and mayor of the city in 1565-66. [1]

He was the eldest son of Nicholas Sotherton (d.1540) of Norwich by Agnes Wright. He married Elizabeth, daughter of Augustine Steward of Norwich. They had four sons and four daughters. [1]


Children of Thomas Sotherton and Elizabeth Steward: [2]

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  1. 1 2 "SOTHERTON, Thomas (by 1525-83), of Norwich, Norf. - History of Parliament Online".
  2. 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 Rye, Walter; Hervey, William; Cooke, Clarenceux; Raven, John. The visitacion [i.e., visitation] of Norfolk, made and taken by William Hervey, Clarencieux King of Arms, anno 1563, enlarged with another visitacion [sic] made by Clarenceux Cook : with many other descents, and also the vissitation [sic] made. Family History Library.