Richard Lee (MP for Rochester)
Richard Lee was an English politician who sat in the House of Commons of England from 1640 to 1648.
In April 1640, Lee was elected Member of Parliament for Rochester for the Short Parliament. He was re-elected MP for Rochester in November 1640 for the Long Parliament where he sat until he was excluded under Pride's Purge in 1648. Lee was mayor of Rochester in 1643 when he was also appointed a commissioner for Kent to oversee the speedy raising and levying of money for the relief of the Commonwealth.
- Nigel Yates Traffic and politics: the construction and management of Rochester Bridge
- Willis, Browne (1750). Notitia Parliamentaria, Part II: A Series or Lists of the Representatives in the several Parliaments held from the Reformation 1541, to the Restoration 1660 ... London. pp. 229–239.
- 'May 1643: An Ordinance for the speedy raising and levying of money thorowout the whole Kingdome of England, and dominion of Wales for the relief of the Common-wealth, by taxing such as have not at all contributed or lent, or not according to their Estates and Abilities.', Acts and Ordinances of the Interregnum, 1642-1660 (1911), pp. 145-155. Date accessed: 12 November 2010
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Sir Thomas Walsingham