HICKMAN, Henry (d.1618), of Northampton.

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

Yr. s. of Anthony Hickman, merchant, of London and Woodford, Essex by Rose, da. of Sir William Locke, mercer, of London. educ. ?St. Paul’s; St. John’s, Camb. 1565, BA 1569, fellow 1571, MA 1572, senior fellow 1581, LLD 1584; incorp. Oxf. 1572. adv. Doctors’ Commons 1595. m. 8 Apr. 1601, Anne, da. of Richard Wallop of Bugbrooke, Northants., wid. of one Eccleston, of Eccleston, Lancs., 1s. 2da.

Offices Held

Proctor, Camb. 1584; chancellor, diocese of Peterborough 1587; j.p.q. Northants. by 1592; freeman, Northampton 1601; master in Chancery 1602-16; commr. charitable uses, Northants. 1603.

Biography

Hickman’s parents were Marian exiles. His mother, in extreme old age, wrote her reminiscences of the persecution. Hickman himself, after a distinguished career at Cambridge, became a civil lawyer. While at St. John’s College in 1573, he and other fellows drew up a list of accusations against their master, and were successful in having him