Edward Master

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Sir Edward Master(s) (2 August 1610 – 22 January 1691) was an English politician who sat in the House of Commons at various times between 1640 and to 1679.

Master(s) was High Sheriff of Kent in 1639.[1]

In April 1640, Master(s) was elected Member of Parliament for Canterbury for the Short Parliament. In November 1640, he was re-elected MP for Canterbury in the Long Parliament and remained until 1653, surviving Pride's Purge.[2]

Master(s) was elected MP for Canterbury in 1661 and sat until 1679 in the Cavalier Parliament.[3]

Master(s) died aged 80 and was buried with a memorial at St Paul's Church, Canterbury.[4]


Parliament of England
Preceded by
Parliament suspended since 1629
Member of Parliament for Canterbury
With: John Nutt
Succeeded by
Not represented in Barebones parliament
Preceded by
Anthony Aucher
Heneage Finch
Member of Parliament for Canterbury
With: Francis Lovelace (1661–1664)
Thomas Hardres (1664–1679)
Succeeded by
Edward Hales
William Jacob