Thomas Stanley (died 1576)

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Sir Thomas Stanley (1532/33–1576), of Winwick, Lancashire and Tong, Shropshire, was an English politician.

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He was a Member (MP) of the Parliament of England for Lancashire in April 1554, November 1554 and 1555. [1]

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References

  1. "STANLEY, Sir Thomas (1532/33-76), of Winwick, Lancs. and Tong, Salop. - History of Parliament Online". Historyofparliamentonline.org. Retrieved 19 March 2019.