Thomas Wainfleet

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Thomas Wainfleet (by 1463 – 1515), of Canterbury, Kent, was an English politician.

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Family

Wainfleet was the son of Thomas Wainfleet of Canterbury. He was unmarried, but had an illegitimate son. [1]

Career

Active in local politics, he was a common councilman for Canterbury by 1500, an alderman by 1504 and mayor for 1514–15. In 1512, he was elected a Member of Parliament for Canterbury. [1]

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  1. 1 2 "WAINFLEET, Thomas (by 1463-1515), of Canterbury, Kent. - History of Parliament Online". www.historyofparliamentonline.org.
Parliament of England
Preceded by
William Crump
with
Thomas Atwode
Member of Parliament for Canterbury
1512
With: John Hales I
Succeeded by
Thomas Atwode
with
John Hales I