Heytesbury

Borough

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

Elections

DateCandidate
14 Jan. 1559SIR RALPH HOPTON
 RICHARD PALLADY
1562/3RICHARD KINGSMILL
 RICHARD CABELL
1571THOMAS WROUGHTON
 RICHARD CABELL
1572SIR JOHN THYNNE
 EDWARD STAFFORD II
5 July 1580JASPER MOORE 1 vice Thynne, deceased
10 Nov. 1584JOHN THYNNE
 LAWRENCE HYDE I
2 Oct. 1586JOHN THYNNE
 JOHN BENNETT
3 Nov. 1588FRANCIS ZOUCHE
 JOSHUA ELMER
1593JOHN THYNNE
 THOMAS THYNNE I
25 Sept. 1597JOHN THYNNE
 LAWRENCE HYDE II
1601JOHN THYNNE
 RICHARD SMYTHE

Main Article

This borough, which was not incorporated, formed part of the manor of Heytesbury, owned by the Hungerford family until the attainder of Walter, Lord Hungerford of Heytesbury in 1540, when it came into the hands of the Crown. Granted in 1553 to Henry Wheeler (d.1567), a gentleman of the privy chamber, it passed to Hugh Hawker