Roger Puleston

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Sir Roger Puleston (1565 – 13 December 1618) was a Welsh politician who sat in the House of Commons at various times between 1584 and 1611.

Puleston was the son of Sir Roger Puleston of Emral. He matriculated at Brasenose College, Oxford on 27 April 1582 aged 16. In 1584, he was elected Member of Parliament for Great Bedwyn. He entered the Inner Temple in November 1585. In 1586 he was re-elected MP for Great Bedwyn. He was elected MP for Flintshire in 1588 and MP for Denbighshire in 1593. In 1604 he was elected MP for Flintshire again. He was knighted on 28 August 1617.[1]

Puleston died at the age of about 53.[1]

Puleston married Jane Hanmer daughter of William Hanmer of Hanmer.[1]

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Parliament of England
Preceded by
Simon Bowyer
George Ireland
Member of Parliament for Great Bedwyn
1584–1587
With: Richard Wheler
Succeeded by
John Seymour
Henry Ughtred
Preceded by
William Ravenscroft
Member of Parliament for Flintshire
1589
Succeeded by
Thomas Hanmer
Preceded by
John Edwards
William Almer
Member of Parliament for Denbighshire
1593
With: John Lloyd
Succeeded by
Preceded by
William Ravenscroft
Member of Parliament for Flintshire
1604–1611
Succeeded by
Robert Ravenscroft