Nicholas Arnold (MP)

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For other MPs of this name, see Nicholas Arnold (disambiguation).

Nicholas Arnold (1600–1665) was a Welsh politician who sat in the House of Commons between 1626 and 1629.

Arnold was the son of John Arnold of Llanthony. He matriculated at St Alban Hall, Oxford on 29 November 1616 aged 16.[1]

In 1626, Arnold was elected Member of Parliament for Monmouthshire. He was re-elected MP for Monmouthshire in 1628 and sat until 1629 when King Charles decided to rule without parliament for eleven years.[2] He was High Sheriff of Monmouthshire in 1633.

Arnold married Margaret Evan, daughter of John Evan of Dorset.[1]

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Parliament of England
Preceded by
Viscount Lisle
Sir William Morgan
Member of Parliament for Monmouthshire
1626–1629
With: William Herbert 1626
Nicholas Kemeys 1628–1629
Succeeded by
Parliament suspended until 1640
Honorary titles
Preceded by
Nicholas Kemeys
High Sheriff of Monmouthshire
1633
Succeeded by
Lewis Van