John Popham (died 1638)

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John Popham (died c. 1638) was an English politician who sat in the House of Commons from 1628 to 1629.

Popham was the son of Sir Francis Popham of Littlecote House and his wife Anne Dudley, daughter of John Dudley of Stoke Newington.[1] In 1628, he was elected Member of Parliament for Bath and sat until 1629 when King Charles decided to rule without parliament for eleven years.[2]

Popham died in or about January 1638 and was buried at Littlecote with great pomp.[1]

Popham married Mary Harvey, daughter of Sir St. Sebastian Harvey in 1621 but had no issue.[1]


Parliament of England
Preceded by
Richard Gay
William Chapman
Member of Parliament for Bath
With: Sir Walter Long
Succeeded by
Parliament suspended until 1640