NEWPORT, Francis I, of Droitwich, Worcs.

Published in The History of Parliament: the House of Commons 1558-1603, ed. P.W. Hasler, 1981
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This Member came of a well-known Droitwich family, and was presumably related to the George Newport who represented the borough in two Marian Parliaments. Their Droitwich residence was classified by the seventeenth-century antiquary Habington among the ‘fair houses’ of the town, ‘most eminent, mounted apart on the south, and overlooking all the rest’, and by Elizabeth