Anthony Forrest

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Sir Anthony Forrest (fl. 1590s–1620s) was an English politician who sat in the House of Commons from 1624 to 1626.

Forrest was the son of Miles Forrest of Morborne, Huntingdonshire, and his wife Elizabeth Colly. He was admitted at Emmanuel College, Cambridge on 8 September 1591 and was admitted at Gray's Inn on 8 July 1595. He was knighted on 20 August 1604. In 1624, he was elected Member of Parliament for Wallingford in the Happy Parliament. He was elected MP for Wallingford in 1625 and 1626.[1]

Forrest married firstly Jane Haselrigge, daughter of Thomas Haselrigge of Loseley, Leicestershire at Loseley. His second wife was called Judith, and his third wife Robena.[1]


  1. ^ a b "Forrest, Anthony (FRST591A)". A Cambridge Alumni Database. University of Cambridge. 
Parliament of England
Preceded by
Sir Edward Howard
Sir George Simeon
Member of Parliament for Wallingford
With: Sir George Simeon 1624
Michael Molyns 1625
Unton Croke 1626
Succeeded by
Sir Robert Knollys
Edmund Dunch