Henry Bulstrode

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Henry Bulstrode (28 December 1578 - August 1643) was an English politician who sat in the House of Commons in 1614 and 1625.

Bulstrode was the eldest son of Edward Bulstrode of Upton, Buckinghamshire and matriculated at University College, Oxford on 15 December 1592, aged 13. In 1595 he was a student of the Inner Temple.

In 1614, he was elected Member of Parliament (MP) for Helston, Cornwall and in 1625 elected MP for Buckinghamshire.[1] He was a Justice of the Peace for Buckinghamshire from 1618 until his death and appointed High Sheriff of Buckinghamshire for 1631–32. During the Civil War he was briefly Governor of Aylesbury and Henley for the Parliamentary forces, in which he was a Colonel of a foot regiment

Bulstrode died in August 1643, aged 64, and was buried in the family vault at Upton

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Parliament of England
Preceded by
Sir John Leigh
Robert Naunton
Member of Parliament for Helston
1614
With: Sir Robert Killigrew
Succeeded by
Sir Thomas Stafford
William Noy
Preceded by
Sir Francis Goodwin
Sir Thomas Denton
Member of Parliament for Buckinghamshire
1625
With: Sir Francis Goodwin
Succeeded by
Sir Francis Goodwin
Sir Thomas Denton