Sir Thomas Hatton, 1st Baronet

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Sir Thomas Hatton, 1st Baronet (c1583 – 23 September 1658) was an English politician who sat in the House of Commons of England variously between 1621 and 1640.

Hatton was the son of John Hatton and his wife Jane Shute, daughter of Robert Shute, Baron of the Exchequer, and justice of the Court of Common Pleas.[1]

Hatton was elected Member of Parliament for Corfe Castle from 1621 to 1622 and for Malmesbury from 1624 to 1625. In 1628 Hatton was elected MP for Stamford until 1629 when King Charles decided to rule without parliament for eleven years. In April 1640, he was re-elected for Stamford in the Short Parliament[2] He was created a baronet, of Longstanton, Cambridgeshire, by King Charles I on 5 July 1641.[1]

Hatton died at the age of 75.

Hatton married Mary Allington, daughter of Sir Giles Allington, of Horseheath, in Cambridgeshire. His sons Thomas and Christopher succeeded successively to the baronetcy. His daughter Mary Elizabeth married Sir William Boteler of Kinton, Bedfordshire.[1]

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Parliament of England
Preceded by
Sir Christopher Hatton
Edward Daccombe
Member of Parliament for Corfe Castle
1621–1622
With: Sit Thomas Hammond
Succeeded by
Sir Francis Nethersale
Sir Peter Osborne
Preceded by
Sir Henry Pool
Sir Edward Wardour
Member of Parliament for Malmesbury
1624–1625
With: Sir Edward Wardour
Succeeded by
Sir Edward Wardour
Sir Henry Moody, Bt
Preceded by
Montagu Bertie
Brian Palmes
Member of Parliament for Stamford
1628–1629
With: Sir Edward Bashe
Succeeded by
Parliament suspended until 1640
Preceded by
Parliament suspended since 1629
Member of Parliament for Stamford
1640
With: Thomas Hatcher
Succeeded by
Sir Geoffrey Palmer, 1st Baronet
Thomas Hatcher