PEYTON, John II (c.1561-1616), of Isleham, Cambs.

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

b. c. 1561, 2nd but 1st surv. s. of Robert Peyton of Isleham by Elizabeth, da. of (Sir) Richard Rich, 1st Baron Rich of Rochford Hall and Leigh’s Priory, Essex. m. 1580, Alice, da. of Sir Edward Osborne of St. Dionis Backchurch, London, 6s. 5da. suc. fa. 1590. Kntd. 1596; cr. Bt. 1611.

Offices Held

J.p. Isle of Ely from c.1584, Cambs. from c.1591, dep. lt. 1596; sheriff, Cambs. and Hunts. 1593-4.

Biography

Peyton, Sir John Cutts and John Cotton ran Cambridgeshire at this period, and there is no sign that Peyton’s interests ever took him outside the county except for his appearance as