Thomas Colepeper (died 1613)

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Thomas Colepeper (ca. 1561-1613), was an English Member of Parliament.

He was the eldest son of John Colepeper of Wigsell and educated at Hart Hall, Oxford (1579) and the Middle Temple (1583).

He was a Member (MP) of the Parliament of England for Winchelsea in 1597 and Rye in 1601.

He married twice:firstly Anne, the daughter of Sir Stephen Slaney, Lord Mayor of London, with whom he had 2 sons and a daughter and secondly Mary, the daughter and coheiress of Roger Beeston of London and widow of Francis Gibbon of Benenden, Kent, with whom he had another son and 3 daughters. He was succeeded by his second son John after his eldest son's early death.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "COLEPEPER, Thomas (c.1561-1613), of Wigsell, Suss.". History of Parliament Online. Retrieved 23 April 2013. 
Parliament of England
Preceded by
Adam Ashburnham
Ashburnham Pecke
Member of Parliament for Winchelsea
1597–1601
With: Moyle Finch
Succeeded by
Adam White
Thomas Unton
Preceded by
Sampson Lennard
Thomas Hamon
Member of Parliament for Rye
1601–1604
With: Sir Arthur Gorges
Succeeded by
Thomas Hamon
John Young