Breconshire

County

Published in The History of Parliament: the House of Commons 1509-1558, ed. S.T. Bindoff, 1982
Available from Boydell and Brewer

Background Information

No name known foe 1542

Elections

DateCandidate
1545JOHN GAMES alias AP MORGAN
1547SIR JOHN PRICE 1
1553 (Mar.)?SIR ROGER VAUGHAN 2
1553 (Oct.)SIR ROGER VAUGHAN
1554 (Apr.)SIR ROGER VAUGHAN
1554 (Nov.)RHYS VAUGHAN II 3
1555(not known)
1558WALTER HERBERT II

Main Article

Breconshire was one of the four new counties set up at the Union. On the attainder of the 3rd Duke of Buckingham in 1521 the old lordship of Brecon had escheated to the crown. Several parcels of the lordship o