John Wallis (MP for King's Lynn)

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John Wallis was an English merchant and politician who sat in the House of Commons from 1621 to 1624.

Wallis was a merchant of King's Lynn and is recorded in 1601 as purchasing a boat for £80.[1] He became mayor of King's Lynn in 1622 after Thomas Snelling the holder of the office died.[2] In 1624 he was re-elected MP for King's Lynn.[3] He was mayor of King's Lynn again in 1631.[4]


Parliament of England
Preceded by
Matthew Clerke
Thomas Oxborough
Member of Parliament for King's Lynn
With: Matthew Clerke
William Doughty
Succeeded by
Thomas Gurling
John Cooke