BERE, Thomas (1652-1725), of Huntsham, nr. Tiverton, Devon.
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Family and Education
bap. 23 May 1652, 1st s. of Thomas Bere of Huntsham by Margaret, da. of Sir John Davie, 1st Bt., M.P., of Creedy, Devon. educ. Exeter, Oxf. 1670. m. Mary, da. of Robert Lang of Stanton Prior, Dorset, wid. of George Stedman of Midsomer Norton, Som., 2s.
Commr. for victualling the navy 1706-d.
Bere, whose family had been settled in Devonshire since the fourteenth century,1 represented Tiverton as a Whig in eight Parliaments under William III and Anne. In 1715 and in 1722 he was returned unopposed, voting with the Administration. He died 22 June 1725.
Ref Volumes: 1715-1754
Author: Shirley Matthews
- 1. Westcote, Devonshire, 461.