Thomas St Aubyn

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Thomas St Aubyn (ca. 1578 – 1637) was an English politician.

He was the son of Thomas St Aubyn of Clowance in Cornwall and studied at Queen's College, Oxford and the Middle Temple. [1]

Middle Temple one of the four Inns of Court in London, England

The Honourable Society of the Middle Temple, commonly known simply as Middle Temple, is one of the four Inns of Court exclusively entitled to call their members to the English Bar as barristers, the others being the Inner Temple, Gray's Inn and Lincoln's Inn. It is located in the wider Temple area of London, near the Royal Courts of Justice, and within the City of London.

He was elected the MP for St Ives in the Parliament of 1601 alongside Thomas Barton and MP for Grampound in the Addled Parliament (1614). [1]

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Addled Parliament

The Addled Parliament was the second Parliament of England of the reign of James I of England, which sat between 5 April and 7 June 1614. Its name alludes to its ineffectiveness: it lasted no more than eight weeks and failed to resolve the conflict between the King, who wished to raise money in the form of a 'Benevolence', a grant of £65,000 and the House of Commons. It was dissolved by the King, who observed grimly that he was "amazed that his ancestors should have allowed such an institution to come into existence". He probably intended to rule from then on without Parliament, and in fact did so for seven years.

He married Katherine, the daughter of John Bonython of Carclew with whom he had two sons and a daughter. [1]

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References

  1. 1 2 3 "ST. AUBYN, Thomas (c.1578-1637), of Clowance and Helston, Cornw". History of Parliament Online. Retrieved 2012-04-01.