EYRE, Robert II (by 1518-70 or later), of Salisbury, Wilts.

Published in The History of Parliament: the House of Commons 1509-1558, ed. S.T. Bindoff, 1982
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Constituency

Dates

Family and Education

b. by 1518, 2nd s. of John Eyre of Wedhampton by 2nd w. Joan, da. of John Cuffe of Broughton Gifford; half-bro. of John Eyre. m. (1) Elizabeth, wid. of Thomas Fawshire of Southampton, Hants; (2) Joan, wid. of George Tourney (d. Jan. 1539) of Salisbury and Motcombe, Dorset, 1s. Thomas; (3) Edith, wid. of William Kynte or Knite of Salisbury.1

Offices Held

Member of the Forty-Eight, Salisbury 1540, of the Twenty-Four by 1555, auditor 1541, 1544, 1547, 1549, 1551, 1555, 1557, constable 1545, mayor 1558-9; churchwarden of St. Thomas’s by 1546-52 or later; high collector, subsidy 1547, collector of gift to King 1552; member of council, Southampton by 1566-70 or later, mayor 1566, warden for the defence of Southampton 1570.