Francis Smallman

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Francis Smallman (1565 – 7 September 1633) was an English politician who sat in the House of Commons in 1621 and 1626.

Smallman was the son of Francis Smallman and his wife Elizabeth Hopton.[1] He was a lawyer and acquired Kinnersley Castle,[2] serving as High Sheriff of Herefordshire for 1614–15.[3]

In 1621, Smallman was elected Member of Parliament for Leominster. He was elected MP for Wenlock in 1626.[4]

Smallman married firstly Elizabeth Craft widow of George Craft and daughter of Stockmede, by whom he had children Francis, Jane, and Jone. He married secondly Susan Clarke, widow of John Clarke of London and daughter of Fabian of Essex by whom he had children William and Alice.[1]


Parliament of England
Preceded by
Sir Ralph Coningsby
William Beecher
Member of Parliament for Leominster
With: William Beecher
Succeeded by
James Tomkins
William Beecher
Preceded by
Thomas Lawley
Thomas Woolrich
Member of Parliament for Wenlock
With: Thomas Lawley
Succeeded by
Thomas Lawley
George Bridgmant