Lawrence Hyde (MP for Hindon)

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Lawrence Hyde (1595–1643) was an English lawyer and politician who sat in the House of Commons in two parliaments between 1624 and 1629.

Hyde was the son of Sir Lawrence Hyde, of Heale, near Salisbury, Wiltshire. He was a student of Middle Temple in 1608 and matriculated at Magdalen Hall, Oxford on 9 March 1610, aged 15. He was awarded BA on 19 July 1612.[1]

In 1624, Hyde was elected Member of Parliament for Hindon. He was re-elected MP for Hindon in 1628 and sat until 1629 when King Charles decided to rule without parliament for eleven years.[2]

Hyde died in 1643 and was buried on 3 December 1643.

Hyde was the brother of Robert Hyde and Alexander Hyde, and cousin of Edward Hyde, 1st Earl of Clarendon.


Parliament of England
Preceded by
Sir Edmund Ludlow
John Davies
Member of Parliament for Hindon
With: Matthew Davies
Succeeded by
Sir Thomas Thynne
William Lambert
Preceded by
Sir Thomas Thynne
Thomas Lambert
Member of Parliament for Hindon
With: Sir Thomas Thynne
Succeeded by
Parliament suspended until 1640