Robert Kirkham

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Robert Kirkham (born c 1579) was an English politician who sat in the House of Commons in two parliaments between 1624 and 1629.

Kirkham was of Middlesex. He matriculated at Christ Church, Oxford in February 1598, aged 18 and was awarded BA on 24 October 1601. He was a student of Lincoln's Inn in 1601.[1] In 1624, he was elected Member of Parliament for St Albans in the Happy Parliament. He was elected MP for St Albans again in 1628 and sat until 1629 when King Charles decided to rule without parliament for eleven years.[2]

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Parliament of England
Preceded by
Sir Thomas Richardson
Robert Shute
Member of Parliament for St Albans
1624
With: Sir John Jennings
Succeeded by
Sir Charles Morrison, 1st Baronet
John Laken
Preceded by
Sir Charles Morrison, 1st Baronet
Sir Edward Goring
Member of Parliament for St Albans
1628-1629
With: Sir John Jennings
Succeeded by
Parliament suspended until 1640