NUTALL, John (d.1586), of Caton Hall, Cheshire.

Published in The History of Parliament: the House of Commons 1558-1603, ed. P.W. Hasler, 1981
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Family and Education

1st s. of Richard Nutall of Caton Hall by Alice, da. of Thomas Harleston. educ. I. Temple, called bef. 1572. m. Jane, da. of Robert Newport of Sandon, Staffs., 1s.

Offices Held


Nothing has been ascertained about Nutall beyond the fact that he received a grant of arms in 1581, and in 1585 wrote to Burghley about a proposed Act of Parliament ‘for repealing of letters patent granted to Peter Gray’, concerning concealed lands in the deanery of Chester. He died 8 Feb. 1586, being buried at Frodsham five days later.

Vis. Cheshire (Harl. Soc. xviii), 186-7; J. C. Wedgwood, Staffs. Parl. Hist. (Wm. Salt Arch. Soc.), i. 375; CSP Dom. 1581-90, p. 231.

Ref Volumes: 1558-1603

Author: J.J.C.