Thomas Vaughan (MP)

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Thomas Vaughan (by 1479 – 1543), of Dover, Kent, was an English politician.

Dover town and major ferry port in Kent, South East England

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Vaughan was a Member of Parliament (MP) for the constituency of Dover in 1523 and 1539. [1]

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References

  1. "VAUGHAN, Thomas (by 1479-1543), of Dover, Kent. - History of Parliament Online". Historyofparliamentonline.org. Retrieved 1 March 2019.