MONSON, Robert (by 1532-83), of Lincoln and South Carlton, Lincs. and London.

Published in The History of Parliament: the House of Commons 1509-1558, ed. S.T. Bindoff, 1982
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Oct. 1553
Apr. 1554

Family and Education

b. by 1532, 3rd s. of William Monson of South Carlton by Elizabeth, da. of Sir Robert Tyrwhitt of Kettleby, Lincs. educ. Camb.; L. Inn, adm. 23 Jan. 1546, called 1552. m. 12 Sept. 1559, Elizabeth, da. and h. of John Dyon of Tathwell Lincs., s.p.2

Offices Held

Reader, Thavies Inn 1557, bencher, L. Inn 1562, Autumn reader 1565, keeper of black bk. 1565-6, treasurer 1567-8, gov. 1569-72, Lent reader 1570.

Legal counsel, Lincoln by 1559, recorder 1570-2; j.p.q. Lincs. (Lindsey) 1561-d., (Kesteven) 1564-d., (Holland) 1573/74-d.; commr. eccles. causes, dioceses of Lincoln and Peterborough 1571; serjeant-at-law 1572; j.c.p. 1572-80; c.j. Lancaster 1577-9.3


As a young man Robert Monso