TROTT, Thomas (by 1483-1524 of later), of Bodmin, Cornw.

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

Constituency

Dates

Family and Education

b. by 1483.2

Offices Held

Commr. subsidy, Cornw. 1514, Bodmin 1515, 1523, 1524; ?servant of Catherine, dowager Countess of Devon in 1524.3

Biography

Thomas Trott came from one of the leading families in Bodmin. The first glimpse of him is during the winter of 1503-4 when he was paid 20d. by the mayor for an unspecified task performed about the time of the parliamentary election there. Ten years later he was appointed to the commission to supervise the collection of a tax granted in the last session of the Parliament of 1512; the inclusion of his name points to his Membership of the Commons which had agreed to the grant, an inference which is borne out by his appearance in the next Parliament, the