BIRDE, Richard II (d.1614), of Whitminster, Glos.

Published in The History of Parliament: the House of Commons 1558-1603, ed. P.W. Hasler, 1981
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Constituency

Dates

Family and Education

3rd s. of Peter Birde of Wootton-under-Edge by Mary, da. of Humphrey, Forster of Boys in Dymock. educ. ?Corpus, Camb. 1573; ?I. Temple 1577. m. Margaret, 1da.

Offices Held

Town clerk, Gloucester 1579-95.

Biography

As town clerk of Gloucester Birde received an annual fee of 53s.4d. In 1579 his services were rewarded with an additiona