John Swynnerton

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Sir John Swynnerton (died 8 December 1616) was an English politician who sat in the House of Commons between 1601 and 1611. He was Lord Mayor of London in 1612.

Swynnerton was a member of the Worshipful Company of Merchant Taylors. In 1601, he was elected Member of Parliament for Petersfield.[1] He was elected alderman of the City of London for Cripplegate ward on 22 June 1602 and was Sheriff of London from 1602 to 1603. He was knighted on 26 July 1603.[2] In 1604, he was elected MP for East Grinstead and sat until 1611.[1] From 1606 to 1607 he was Master of the Merchant Taylors Company. He was elected Lord Mayor of London in 1612. In 1616 he was colonel in the South Regiment Trained Bands.[2]

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Parliament of England
Preceded by
William Kingswell
Thomas Hanbury
Member of Parliament for Petersfield
1601
With: William Kingswell
Succeeded by
Sir William Harvey
Sir William Kingswell
Preceded by
Sir Henry Compton
George Rivers
Member of Parliament for East Grinstead
1604–1611
With: Sir Henry Compton
Succeeded by
Sir Henry Compton
George Rivers
Civic offices
Preceded by
Sir James Pemberton
Lord Mayor of the City of London
1612
Succeeded by
Sir Thomas Myddelton