WILD, George (1550-1616), of Heryots, Droitwich, Worcs.

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. 1550, 2nd s. of Thomas Wild (d.1558) of Worcester by his 2nd w. Eleanor, da. and coh. of George Wall of Droitwich. educ. I. Temple 1567, called. m. bef. 1589, Frances, da. of Sir Edmund Huddleston of Sawston, Cambs., 2s. 2da.

Offices Held

Bencher, I. Temple 1591, auditor 1593, 1601, reader 1595, 1607, treasurer 1603-5; serjeant-at-law 1614; j.p. Worcs. from c.1594; member, council in the marches of Wales from 1602.

Biography

Wild was a Worcester lawyer who inherited from his father, a clothier, a small estate in the city. He had also the prospect of inheriting from his mother the manor of Impney, Worcestershire, and salt-pans and other property in Droitwich. He acquired property in Droitwich on his own behalf and obtained the wardship of his cousin