BULLINGHAM, Richard, of Worcester.

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

Prob. s. of Thomas Bullingham, bailiff of Worcester. m. c.1559, at least 1da

Offices Held

Auditor, Worcester 1555-6, 1564-5; member of the 24, 1557 or 1558; chamberlain 1558-9, alderman or bailiff 1561-2, bailiff 1563-4.


Of a leading Worcester family, Bullingham was the brother of Nicholas Bullingham, bishop of Worcester who in 1564 classified him as a favourer of the true religion. The date of his death is unknown, but he or a namesake was still living in Worcester in 1576/7.

Vis. Worcs. (Harl. Soc. xxvii), 126; Vis. Worcs. 1682-3, ed. Metcalfe, 99; DNB (Bullingham, Nicholas); Nash, Worcs. ii. app. cxii.; Worcester Guildhall, audit of city accts. 1540-1600, passim; Marriage bond 1576, no. 7a; J. G. Nichols, Narratives of the Reformation (Cam. Soc. lxxvii), 65; J. Noake, Worcester in Olden Times, 193; Cam. Misc. ix(3), p. 5.

Ref Volumes: 1558-1603

Author: N. M. Fuidge