BOWER, alias BOWYER, John, of Penryn, Cornw.

Published in The History of Parliament: the House of Commons 1558-1603, ed. P.W. Hasler, 1981
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Apart from the information given on the parliamentary return that he was a merchant of Penryn, nothing has been ascertained about this MP. He may have been related to the merchant family of Bodmin, who were on the corporation in the sixteenth century.1

Ref Volumes: 1558-1603

Author: N. M. Fuidge


Surname: C216/27/5. Alias: C193/32/3/7.

  • 1. J. Maclean, Trigg Minor, i. 212; ii. 135.