SOUTHCOTE, George (by 1533-89), of the Middle Temple, London and Calverleigh, Devon.

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

Family and Education

b. by 1533, 2nd s. of John Southcote I of Bovey Tracey, Devon by 1st w. Joanna, da. of one Hankford; bro. of Thomas. educ. M. Temple, adm. 10 Nov. 1551. m. by 1561, Frances, da. and coh. of William Robins of London, 4s. 5da.1

Offices Held

Clerk of the peace and the crown, Devon 14 Sept. 1556-d.2


George Southcote’s admission to the Middle Temple was sponsored by two lawyers from Devon, his cousin John Southcote II and John Ridgeway with whom he was allo