George Abbotts

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For his contemporary with a similar name who also sat in the Short Parliament but for the constituency of Tamworth, see George Abbot (author).

George Abbotts or Abbot (1602 – 1645) was an English politician who sat in the House of Commons between 1640 and 1645.

Abbotts was born in Middlesex, the son of Sir Maurice Abbot(ts). He matriculated at Balliol College, Oxford on 15 October 1619, aged 17 and was awarded BA on 28 February 1622. In 1622 he became a fellow of Merton College, Oxford and was awarded MA on 20 May 1625. He was incorporated at Cambridge University in 1627 and was awarded B.C.L. on 16 November 1630.[1][2]

In April 1640, Abbotts was elected Member of Parliament for Guildford in the Short Parliament as a Parliamentarian. He was re-elected MP for Guildford in the Long Parliament in November 1640 and sat until his death.[3] In July 1641 he wanted to resign his seat, but his request was not granted.[4]

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Parliament of England
Preceded by
Parliament suspended since 1629
Member of Parliament for Guildford
1640-1645
With: Sir Robert Parkhurst
Nicholas Stoughton
Succeeded by
Not represented in Rump parliament