TREVOR, Thomas (c.1573-1656), of Trevalyn, Denb.; London; Enfield, Mdx. and Leamington Hastings, Warws.

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.1573, 5th and yst. s. of John Trevor of Trevalyn by Mary, da. of Sir George Brydges of London; bro. of John and Sir Richard. educ. Shrewsbury 1581; Clifford’s Inn; I. Temple 1593, called 1603. m. (1) Prudence (d.1615), da. of Henry Butler, 1s.; (2) Frances (d.1625), da. and h. of Daniel Blennerhasset of Norf., s.p.; (3) Ellen (d.1654), da. of one Poyntell, wid. of Edward Allen, alderman of London, s.p. Kntd. 1619.2

Offices Held

Jt. steward of Windsor castle 1605; auditor, I. Temple 1614, 1616, bencher May 1617, summer vacation reader 1620; solicitor-gen. to Prince Charles by 1611; serjeant-at-law 1625; baron of the Exchequer 1625-49; member, ct. of high commission.3


Trevor’s father made precise provision in his will for his education and he was to be ‘ordered’ by Robert Sackville, Lord Buckhurst’s heir. While Trevor was at the Inner Temple two cf his brothers entered the service of Charles Howard I, the lord admiral, and Trevor himself followed their example, cer