John Sturgeon

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John Sturgeon (by 1498-1570/71), of London, was an English politician.

Family[edit]

Sturgeon was married to Joan by 1522. They had at least three sons and two daughters.

Career[edit]

He was a Member (MP) of the Parliament of England for London in 1542 and 1545 and Hindon in 1547.[1]

He was Chamberlain of London from 1550 to 1563.[2]

He was buried at St Benet Gracechurch, in the Bridge ward.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.historyofparliamentonline.org/volume/1509-1558/member/sturgeon-john-1498-157071
  2. ^ 'Introduction: The Chamber in the sixteenth century', in Chamber Accounts of the Sixteenth Century London Record Society 20, ed. Betty R Masters (London, 1984), pp. xxxii-xxxviii http://www.british-history.ac.uk/london-record-soc/vol20/xxxii-xxxviii [accessed 6 August 2015].
  3. ^ John Strype, A Survey of the Cities of London and Westminster, Book 2, Chap. 11, pp. 177-78: see Strype online.