BORLASE, William (1620-65), of Great Marlow, Bucks.

Published in The History of Parliament: the House of Commons 1660-1690, ed. B.D. Henning, 1983
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1661 - Oct. 1665

Family and Education

b. 15 Oct. 1620, 2nd s. of Sir William Borlase of Bockmer, Medmenham, and bro. of Sir John Borlase, 1st Bt. educ. Magdalen Hall, Oxf. 1635; I. Temple 1637. m. Joan, da. of Sir John Bankes, c.j.c.p. 1641-4, of Corfe Castle, Dorset, 1s. 4da.1

Offices Held

J.p. Bucks. 1646-52, Mar. 1660-d., commr. for assessment 1649-50, Aug. 1660-d., militia Mar. 1660, loyal and indigent officers 1662.


Borlase played no known part in the Civil War, but his appointment to the commission of the peace in 1646 suggests parliamentarian sympathies. He was returned for