ROUS, John I (c.1608-70), of Henham, Suff.

Published in The History of Parliament: the House of Commons 1660-1690, ed. B.D. Henning, 1983
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1661 - 27 Nov. 1670

Family and Education

b. c.1608, 2nd but 1st surv. s. of Sir John Rous of Henham by Elizabeth, da. of Sir Christopher Yelverton, j.K.b. 1602-12, of Easton Maudit, Northants. educ. Pembroke, Camb. adm. 10 Oct. 1623, aged 15, BA 1626; G. Inn 1627. m. (1) 23 June 1636, Anne, da. of Nicholas Bacon of Gillingham, Norf., s.p.; (2) c.1645, Elizabeth (d. 7 July 1670), da. of Thomas Knyvett of Ashwellthorpe, Norf., 1s. 4da. suc. fa. 1652; cr. Bt. 17 Aug. 1660.1

Offices Held

Commr. for assessment, Suff. Jan. 1660-9, militia Mar. 1660, j.p. Mar. 1660-d.; freeman, Dunwich Mar. 1660; lt-col. of militia ft. Suff. Apr. 1660-d., dep. lt. 1661-d., commr. for loyal and indigent officers 1662.2


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