John Hanbury (MP)

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John Hanbury (1574–1658) was an English politician who sat in the House of Commons from 1628 to 1629. He supported the Royalist cause in the English Civil War.

Hanbury was the eldest son of Richard Hanbury of Emley Lovett and was of Feckenham Worcestershire and Preston Gloucestershire. In 1628, he was elected Member of Parliament for Gloucester and sat until 1629 when King Charles decided to rule without parliament for eleven years. He supported the King in the Civil War. He compounded for delinquency on 1 May 1649 and was fined £100 on 29 May.[1]

Hanbury died at the age of 84 and was buried at St Nicholas Gloucester on 16 July 1658 as"Mr Hanbury citizen of London and Gloucester – a man prudent eminent and munificent".[1]

Hanbury married firstly Anne Caple daughter of Christopher Caple. He married secondly Anne Clements widow of Toby Clements of Gloucester and daughter of alderman Thomas Rich of Gloucester.[1]


Parliament of England
Preceded by
John Browne
Christopher Caple
Member of Parliament for Gloucester
With: John Browne
Succeeded by
Parliament suspended until 1640