MIDDLETON, Peter (1603-61), of Mincing Lane, London.

Published in The History of Parliament: the House of Commons 1660-1690, ed. B.D. Henning, 1983
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Family and Education

b. 1603, 4th s. of Robert Middleton, Skinner, of London by Margaret, da. of John Mounsel, merchant, of Weymouth. m. aft. 25 July 1657, Mary, wid. of Fulke Parry, Merchant Taylor, of London, s.p.1

Offices Held

Committee, E.I. Co. 1659-d.; commr. for assessment, London Aug. 1660-d.2


Middleton’s father, seventh of the celebrated Denbighshire brothers, sat for Weymouth in 1604 and was a considerable benefactor to the town. Through his mother, Middleton was first cousin to John Whiteway and related to his rivals in the general election of 1660