KNIGHT, Thomas (by 1475-1518/20), of Walford in Baschurch and Shrewsbury, Salop.

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

b. by 1475, 1st s. of Roger Knight of Shrewsbury by Jane, da. of William Mytton of Weston-under-Lizard, Staffs. m. Elizabeth, da. of Nicholas Pontesbury, 3s. 5da.2

Offices Held

Warden, Shrewsbury drapers’ co. 1497-9, 1505-7; alderman, Shrewsbury by 1501, bailiff 1501-2, 1505-6, 1509-10, 15I3-14, 1517-18; escheator, Salop 1512-13; commr. subsidy, Shrewsbury 1514, 1515.3


Thomas Knight came of a leading Shrewsbury family and was related through his mother to those of Mytton and Co