DOWNING, Edmund (c.1530-?96), of White Friars, London and Hendon, Mdx.

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

b. c.1530, ?rel. of William Downing. m., 2da.

Offices Held

Dep. chamberlain in the Exchequer 1560-76; clerk to Sir Walter Mildmay c.1563-4; comptroller of the pell to Thomas Randolph 17 May 1574-5 Nov. 1590.1


Downing had a connexion with the Exchequer extending over 30 years. He was man of business to Mildmay, the chancellor of