LAWSON, Wilfred (1545-1632), of Isell, Cumb.

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. 1545, 2nd s. of Thomas Lawson of Little Usworth, co. Dur. by Elizabeth, da. of Constantine Darrell of Wilts. educ. Trinity Coll. Camb. 1562; G. Inn 1564. m. bef. 1575, Maud Redman, da. of Richard Redman of Cumb., wid. of Thomas Leigh of Isell. Kntd. 1604.

Offices Held

J.p. Cumb. by 1587, sheriff 1588-9, 1597-8, 1606-7, 1612-13, lt. honour of Cockermouth and capt. Cockermouth castle c.1591; border commr. 1605.


Like his uncle