Cambridgeshire

County

Published in The History of Parliament: the House of Commons 1558-1603, ed. P.W. Hasler, 1981
Available from Boydell and Brewer

Elections

DateCandidate
19 Jan. 1559SIR ROGER NORTH
 FRANCIS HYNDE
1562/3SIR ROGER NORTH
 JOHN HUTTON
1566ROBERT PEYTON vice North, called to the Upper House
1571JOHN HUTTON
 HENRY LONG
24 Apr. 1572FRANCIS HYNDE
 JOHN HUTTON
19 Nov. 1584JOHN NORTH
 SIR JOHN CUTTS
20 Oct. 1586JOHN NORTH
 SIR JOHN CUTTS
17 Oct. 1588JOHN NORTH
 (SIR) FRANCIS HYNDE
1593JOHN COTTON
 JOHN PEYTON II
6 Oct. 1597(SIR) HENRY NORTH
 WILLIAM HYNDE
1 Oct. 1601SIR JOHN CUTTS
 (SIR) JOHN COTTON

Main Article

Throughout this period Cambridgeshire was dominated by Sir Roger North, and Baron North from 1564, and lord lieutenant from 1569 to his death in 1600. North was himself the senior knight of the shire in the first Parliament of the reign and the first session of the second; his first son John occupied the se