STEPHENS, Edward (1597-c.1661), of Little Sodbury, Glos.

Published in The History of Parliament: the House of Commons 1660-1690, ed. B.D. Henning, 1983
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25 Dec. 1643

Family and Education

b. 23 Apr. 1597, 1st s. of Thomas Stephens of Lypiatt, Glos., attorney-gen. to the Prince of Wales 1603-13, by Elizabeth, da. and coh. of John Stone, Haberdasher, of Bow Churchyard, London and Bourne Hall, Herts; bro. of John Stephens. educ. M. Temple, entered 1612; Oxf. 1613. m. by 1619, Anne, da. of Sir Thomas Crew of Nantwich, Cheshire and Stene, Northants., 3s. 1da. suc. fa. 1613.2

Offices Held

J.p. Glos. by 1634-?49, sheriff 1634-6, dep. lt. 1642, commr. for assessment 1643-8, Aug. 1660-?d., sequestration 1643, accounts 1643, levying of money 1643, execution of ordinances 1643-4, security, Bristol 1645, militia, Glos. 1648.