WILD, Thomas (by 1508-59), of The Ford and Worcester, Worcs.

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 1508, s. of Simon Wild of The Ford. m. (1) by 1529, Alice, da. of Robert Ledington of Worcester, 1s. 2da.; (2) Eleanor, da. and coh. of George Wall of Droitwich, 2s. inc. George 1da.2

Offices Held

Chamberlain, Worcester 1545-6, bailiff 1547-8, bridgemaster 1554-5, member of the Twenty-Four 1555, auditor 1555-6.3


A clothier who was probably the second of his family and trade to settle and prosper in Worcester, Thomas Wild was elected to the Parliament of 1547 to replace John Braughing who had died about Whitsuntide 1551.