Maulger Norton

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Maulger Norton (born ca. 1593) was an English politician who sat in the House of Commons in 1640.

Norton was the son of Robert Norton of Swinton, Yorkshire and his wife, Catherine Stavely, daughter of John Stavely, of Swinton who left his etates to his daughter.[1]

In April 1640, Norton was elected Member of Parliament for Richmond in the Short Parliament.[2]

In 1665 Norton was of St Nicholas, near Richmond, Yorkshire, aged seventy-two.[3]

By 1667 Norton was a receiver of crown revenues for Durham, Northumberland and Richmond. In September of that year he got into difficulties and was called in for a review of his accounts. Proceeding were issued against his estate and he was put into custody, to be released on 16 September.[4][5] By September 1669 he was suspended from receiving rents for Northumberland and Durham, and archdeaconry of Richmond[6]

Norton married Ann Wandeford, daughter of Sir George Wandesford, of Kirklington, Yorkshire and sister of Christopher Wandesford. They had two sons John and Michael and their daughter Mary married Sir John Yorke MP for Richmond [7]

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Parliament of England
Preceded by
Parliament suspended since 1629
Member of Parliament for Richmond
1640
With: Sir William Pennyman, 1st Baronet
Succeeded by
Sir William Pennyman, 1st Baronet
Sir Thomas Danby