Lewis Pope

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Lewis Pope (died 1623) was an English merchant and politician who sat in the House of Commons from 1621 to 1622.

Pope was a merchant of Taunton in 1605 when named on a charter of the Spanish Company.[1] In 1621, he was elected Member of Parliament for Taunton.[2]

Pope died between June and December 1623.[3]

Pope married firstly Eleanor Saunders daughter of Christopher Saunders of Taunton, but she died in 1595 and was buried in the church of St Mary Magdalene.[4] His second wife had a son called Thomas Moone.[3]


Parliament of England
Preceded by
James Clerke
John Dunn
Member of Parliament for Taunton
With: Thomas Brereton
Succeeded by
Thomas Brereton
Roger Prowse