Thomas Grimes

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Sir Thomas Grimes or Grahme was an English politician who sat in the House of Commons between 1614 and 1624.

Grimes was the son of Thomas Grimes, citizen and haberdasher of London and of Peckham and his wife Jane Muschamp daughter and co-heir of Thomas Muschamp, of Peckham.[1] He was knighted at Hanworth, Middlesex on 2 June 1603.[2] He was J.P. and Deputy Lieutenant of Surrey.[1] In 1614, he was elected Member of Parliament for Haslemere. He was re-elected MP for Haslemere in 1621. In 1624 he was elected MP for Surrey.[3]

Grimes married Margaret, daughter of Sir George More, of Loseley Park. Sir Thomas Grimes had a numerous family, mostly daughters. He was succeeded by his eldest son George.[1]

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Parliament of England
Preceded by
Edward Fraunceys
William Jackson
Member of Parliament for Haslemere
1614-1622
With: Sir William Browne
Succeeded by
Francis Carew
Poynings More
Preceded by
Sir George More
Sir Nicholas Carew
Member of Parliament for Surrey
1624
With: Sir Robert More
Succeeded by
Sir George More
Sir Francis Leigh