TWISDEN, Thomas (1602-83), of Bradbourne House, nr. Maidstone, Kent.

Published in The History of Parliament: the House of Commons 1660-1690, ed. B.D. Henning, 1983
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c. Nov. 1646
c. Apr. - 2 July 1660

Family and Education

b. 8 June 1602, 2nd s. of Sir William Twysden, 1st Bt. (d.1629), of Roydon Hall, East Peckham by Anne, da. of Sir Moyle Finch, 1st Bt., of Eastwell; bro. of Sir Roger Twysden, 2nd Bt. educ. Emmanuel, Camb. 1614; I. Temple 1617, called 1626. m. 26 Dec. 1639, Jane, da. of John Thomlinson of York, 5s. (2 d.v.p.) 6da. Kntd. 2 July 1660; cr. Bt. 13 June 1666.

Offices Held

Recorder and town clerk, Maidstone 1642-50; j.p. Kent 1642-?50, Mar. 1660-d.; I. Temple 1646; commr. for militia, Kent Mar. 1660, oyer and terminer, London, Mdx. and Northern circuit July 1660, Norfolk circuit and Wales 1661, Midland circuit 1662, sewers, N. Kent, Ha