Francis Rivett

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Francis Rivett (c 1596 – 6 April 1669) was an English landowner and politician who sat in the House of Commons at various times between 1654 and 1660.

Rivett was probably admitted at Emmanuel College, Cambridge on 29 May 1612 and awarded BA in 1616.[1] In about 1649 Rivett purchased the estate of King's Somborne from Richard Gifford.[2]

In 1654, Rivett was elected Member of Parliament for Hampshire in the First Protectorate Parliament. He was elected MP for Stockbridge in the Third Protectorate Parliament in 1659.[3] In 1660, Rivett was elected MP for Stockbridge in the Convention Parliament.[3]

Rivett's daughter Margery married Oliver St John of Farley Chamberlayne th whom the manor of King's Somborne passed.[2]

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Parliament of England
Preceded by
Richard Norton
Richard Major
John Hildesley
Member of Parliament for Hampshire
1654
With: Richard Lord Cromwell
Richard Norton
Richard Major
John St Barbe
Edward Hooper
John Bulkeley
Succeeded by
Richard Lord Cromwell


William Goffe
Robert Wallop
Richard Norton
Thomas Cole
John Bulkeley
Edward Hooper
Richard Cobb

Preceded by
Not represented Second Protectorate Parliament
Member of Parliament for Stockbridge
1659
With: Richard Whitehead
Succeeded by
Not represented in restored Rump