Sir Philip Parker, 1st Baronet

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Sir Philip Parker, 1st Baronet (c. 1625 – March 1690), was an English politician who sat in the House of Commons between 1679 and 1687.

Parker was the son of Sir Philip Parker of Erwarton and his wife Dorothy Gawdy, daughter of Sir Robert Gawdy of Claxton, Norfolk.[1]

Parker was created a Baronet of Arwarton in the County of Suffolk, on 16 July 1661. He was Member of Parliament for Harwich from 1679 to 1685.[2] and for Sandwich from 1685 to 1687.[3]

Parker married Rebecca Long, daughter of Sir Walter Long, 1st Baronet, on 9 April 1649. They had three sons and four daughters. He married secondly Hannah Bedingfield, widow of Sir Thomas Bedingfield and daughter of Philip Bacon of Wolverstone.[1]

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Parliament of England
Preceded by
Sir Anthony Deane
Samuel Pepys
Member of Parliament for Harwich
1679–1685
With: Sir Thomas Middleton
Succeeded by
Sir Anthony Deane
Samuel Pepys
Preceded by
John Thurbarne
James Oxenden
Member of Parliament for Sandwich
1685–1689
With: John Strode
Succeeded by
Sir James Oxenden, Bt
John Thurbarne
Baronetage of England
New title Baronet
(of Arwarton)
1661–1690
Succeeded by
Philip Parker