James Dewey

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James Dewey was an English lawyer and politician who sat in the House of Commons from 1656 to 1659.

Dewey was the son and heir of James Dewey of Christchurch, Hampshire. He matriculated at Exeter College, Oxford on 20 November 1651 and was called to the bar at Middle Temple in 1656.[1] In 1656, he was elected Member of Parliament for Dorset in the Second Protectorate Parliament. He was elected MP for Wareham in 1659 for the Third Protectorate Parliament.[2]

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Parliament of England
Preceded by
William Sydenham
John Bingham
Sir Walter Earle
John Fitzjames
John Trenchard
Henry Henley
Member of Parliament for Dorset
1656
With: William Sydenham
John Bingham
Robert Coker, John Fitzjames
John Trenchard
Succeeded by
Sir Walter Earle
John Bingham
Preceded by
Not represented in Second Protectorate Parliament
Member of Parliament for Wareham
1659
With: Elias Bond
Succeeded by
John Trenchard