Leicestershire

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
12 Jan. 1559ADRIAN STOKES
 FRANCIS CAVE
1562/3NICHOLAS BEAUMONT
 GEORGE TURPIN
1571FRANCIS HASTINGS I
 ADRIAN STOKES
17 Apr. 1572(SIR) GEORGE TURPIN
 NICHOLAS BEAUMONT
1584SIR GEORGE HASTINGS 1
 FRANCIS HASTINGS I 2
13 Oct. 1586SIR GEORGE HASTINGS
 FRANCIS HASTINGS I
10 Oct. 1588HENRY BEAUMONT II
 WILLIAM TURPIN
1593FRANCIS HASTINGS II
 THOMAS SKEFFINGTON
29 Sept 1597SIR EDWARD HASTINGS
 (SIR) FRANCIS HASTINGS I
16 Oct. 1601HENRY HASTINGS
 WILLIAM SKIPWITH II
 Sir John Grey

Main Article

Leicestershire was an English county dominated to a degree unparalleled in this period by one family. Henry Hastings, 3rd Earl of Huntingdon (1560-95) was lord lieutenant and his tw