James Sheffield, Baron Sheffield

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James Sheffield, Baron Sheffield () was an English politician who sat in the House of Commons of England in 1640. He supported the Parliamentary cause in the English Civil War.

Sheffield was the son of Edmund Sheffield and his wife Mariana Irwin. When his father became Earl of Mulgrave, he received the courtesy title Baron Sheffield.

In April 1640, Sheffield was elected Member of Parliament for St Mawes in the Short Parliament.[1] In 1642 he was a captain in the parliamentarian army of the Earl of Essex, and in 1645 a Colonel in the New Model Army.[2]


Parliament of England
Preceded by
Parliament suspended since 1629
Member of Parliament for St Mawes
With: George Parry
Succeeded by
George Parry
Richard Erisey