John Hele (died 1605)

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John Hele (1571–1605) was an English politician who sat in the House of Commons between 1601 and 1605.

Hele was the second son of John Hele who was a money-lender and MP. He was a student of Exeter College, Oxford in 1588 and of Inner Temple in 1590. He was a J.P for Devon from 1592. In 1601, he was elected Member of Parliament for Plympton Erle. He was elected MP for Plympton Erle again in 1604 to replace Sir Henry Beaumont and sat until his death the following year.[1]

Hele died at the age of about 34. He was the brother of Warwick Hele.[1]

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Parliament of England
Preceded by
George Southcote
Edward Hancock
Member of Parliament for Plympton Erle
1601
With: Sir William Strode
Succeeded by
Sir William Strode
Sir Henry Beaumont
Preceded by
Sir William Strode
Sir Henry Beaumont
Member of Parliament for Plympton Erle
1604–1605
With: Sir William Strode
Succeeded by
Sir William Strode
Warwick Hele