BYNE, John (1635-61), of Rowdell, Washington, Suss.

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

Family and Education

bap. 8 Oct. 1635, 1st. s. of Edmund Byne of Rowdell by Elizabeth, da. of Henry Goring of Highden. m. 14 June 1657, Susanna, da. of Goldsmith Hodgson of Framfield, Suss. 4da. suc. fa. 1646.1

Offices Held

Commr. for militia, Suss. 1659, Mar. 1660; j.p. 1659-d., commr. for assessment Jan. 1660-d., capt. of militia horse Apr. 1660-?d.; commr. for sewers, W. Suss. Oct. 1660.2


Byne’s ancestors had held the Rowdell estate since the reign of Henry VIII. They appear to have avoided invo