Robert Barker (MP for Colchester)
Robert Barker (1563–5 April 1618) was an English politician.
He was the third son of John Barker, a merchant of Bildeston, Suffolk. He was educated at St John's College, Cambridge and trained for law at the Inner Temple.
He became a JP for Harwich in 1601 and Essex in 1607 (until 1617) and was made Serjeant-at-Law for Colchester in 1612. He died in at Monkwick in 1618.
He had married Margaret, the daughter of Robert Coke of Mileham, Suffolk; they had two sons and three daughters. he was succeeded by his eldest son Bestney.
- J.H. (1981). "Barker, Robert III (1563-1618), of Bildeston, Suff.; later of Monkwick, Essex.". The History of Parliament: the House of Commons 1558-1603. Boydell and Brewer.
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- 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. 139, 140, 159, 170.
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