List of MPs not excluded from the English parliament in 1648

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This is a list of Members of Parliament (MPs) in the Rump Parliament which was the final stage of the Long Parliament which began in the reign of King Charles I and continued into the Commonwealth.

In December 1648 the army imposed its will on parliament and large numbers of MPs were excluded under Pride's Purge, creating the Rump Parliament. This left many constituencies without representatives. Many MPs who were not officially excluded did not participate in the affairs of the house. Although the parliament was dissolved in 1653 and four intervening parliaments were called, the Long Parliament was reconvened in 1659 for another dissolution.

This list contains details of the MPs in the house after 1648. For the original membership of the House of Commons in 1640 see List of MPs elected to the English parliament in 1640 (November). For the membership immediately preceding Pride's Purge, see List of MPs in the English parliament in 1645 and after

List of constituencies and MPs[edit]

Oliver Cromwell (Cambridge)
Francis Rous (Truro)
Miles Corbett (Yarmouth)
William Lenthall (Speaker)
Sir Henry Vane (Wilton}
William Waller (Andover)
William Cawley (Midhurst)
Henry Vane (Hull)


Constituency Members Notes
Bedfordshire Sir Roger Burgoyne, 2nd Baronet Some sources exclude Burgoyne
Bedford Sir Beauchamp St John
Richard Edwards
Edwards elected November 1650


Constituency Members Notes
Berkshire Philip Herbert, 4th Earl of Pembroke
Henry Marten
Pembroke died - replaced by Henry Neville; Marten regicide
Windsor Cornelius Holland Holland regicide
Reading Tanfield Vachel
Daniel Blagrave
Abingdon Henry Neville Elected Apr 1649
Wallingford Edmund Dunch


Constituency Members Notes
Buckinghamshire George Fleetwood
Edmund West
Fleetwood regicide
Buckingham Sir Peter Temple
John Dormer
Wycombe Major General Richard Browne Browne disabled 4 December 1649
Aylesbury Thomas Scot
Simon Mayne
Scot and Mayne regicides
Amersham Sir William Drake, 1st Baronet Some sources give Drake excluded
Wendover Richard Ingoldsby
Thomas Harrison
Ingoldsby regicide
Marlow Bulstrode Whitelocke


Constituency Members Notes
Cambridgeshire Francis Russell
Cambridge University Henry Lucas
Nathaniel Bacon
Cambridge Oliver Cromwell
Lieutenant-General, John Lowry
Cromwell regicide


Constituency Members Notes
Cheshire Sir William Brereton
George Booth
City of Chester John Ratcliffe


Constituency Members Notes
Cornwall Hugh Boscawen
Nicholas Trefusis
Some sources give Trefusis excluded
Boscawen not recorded as sitting
Liskeard George Kekewich Some sources give Kekewich excluded
Lostwithiel John Maynard Maynard not recorded as sitting
Truro Francis Rous
Bodmin Anthony Nichols Nichols not recorded as sitting
Helston John Penrose
Penrose not recorded as sitting
Saltash Henry Wills Some sources give Wills excluded
Camelford William Say
Gregory Clement
Both regicides; Clement disabled 11 May 1652
Grampound Sir John Trevor
Eastlow John Moyle
Westlow John Arundell
Penryn Sir John Bampfylde, 1st Baronet
Tregoney John Carew Regicide
Bossiney Sir Christopher Yelverton Not recorded as sitting
St Ives John Feilder
Henry Rainsford
Fowey John Upton
St Germans Benjamin Valentine Died 1652
Mitchel Charles Lord Rochester
St Mawes Richard Erisey
Callington Thomas Dacres
Lord Clinton
Some sources give Dacres excluded


Constituency Members Notes
Cumberland William Airmine
Richard Tolson
Some sources give Tolson excluded
Carlisle Thomas Cholmley
Edward Howard, 1st Baron Howard of Escrick
Cholmley not recorded as sitting
Cockermouth Sir John Hippisley
Francis Allen
Allen regicide


Constituency Members Notes
Derbyshire Sir John Coke
Derby Nathaniel Hallowes


Constituency Members Notes
Devon William Morice Some sources give Morice excluded
Exeter Samuel Clark
Totnes Oliver St John
John Maynard
Plymouth Sir John Yonge, 1st Baronet Some sources give Yonge excluded
Barnstaple Philip Skippon
John Dodderidge
Plympton Erle Christopher Martyn
Sir Richard Strode
Tavistock Edmund Fowell
Elisha Crimes
Some sources give both excluded
Clifton Dartmouth Hardness Thomas Boone
Bere Alston Francis Drake
Tiverton John Elford
Robert Shapcote
Some sources give Shapcote excluded and Elford Not recorded as sitting
Ashburton Sir Edmund Fowell
Sir John Northcote Bt
Some sources give both excluded
Honiton Walter Yonge Yonge not recorded as sitting
Okehampton Lawrence Whitaker


Constituency Members Notes
Dorset John Browne
Sir Thomas Trenchard
Trenchard not recorded as sitting
Poole John Pyne
Dorchester Denis Bond
Lyme Regis Edmund Prideaux
Richard Rose
Rose not recorded as sitting
Melcombe William Sydenham
John Bond
Some sources give both excluded
Bridport Roger Hill
Thomas Ceeley
Some sources give Ceeley excluded
Shaftesbury John Fry
John Bingham
Fry expelled for heterodoxy 24 February 1650
Wareham John Trenchard
Corfe Castle Francis Chettel Not recorded as sitting


Constituency Members Notes
Essex Sir William Masham Bt
Colchester John Sayer Not recorded as sitting
Maldon Sir Henry Mildmay Regicide
Harwich Sir Thomas Cheek


Constituency Members Notes
Gloucestershire Nathaniel Stephens
Gloucester Thomas Pury
John Lenthall
Cirencester Sir Thomas Fairfax
Nathaniel Rich
Fairfax not recorded as sitting
Tewkesbury John Stephens


Constituency Members Notes
Hampshire Richard Whitehead
Richard Norton
Winchester John Lisle
Nicholas Love
Southampton George Gallop
Edward Exton
Portsmouth Richard Cromwell
Yarmouth Viscount L'Isle
Sir John Leigh
Some sources give Leigh excluded
Newport al. Medina Sir Henry Worsley, 2nd Baronet
William Stephens LLD
Some sources give Worsley excluded
Stockbridge William Hevingham
William Jephson
Hevingham regicide; Jephson not recorded as sitting
Newtown Sir John Barrington
John Bulkeley
Christchurch John Kempe
Richard Edwards
Kempe not recorded as sitting
Whitchurch Sir Thomas Jervoise
Thomas Hussey
Lymington John Button
Henry Campion
Some sources give Gutton excluded; Campion not recorded as sitting
Andover Robert Wallop Wallop regicide


Constituency Members Notes
Hereford Edmund Weaver
Bennet Hoskyns
Some sources give Hoskyns excluded
Weobley Robert Andrews
William Crowther


Constituency Members Notes
St Albans
Hertford Viscount Cranborne
William Leman
Cranborne not recorded as sitting


Constituency Members Notes
Huntingdonshire Valentine Walton
Edward Montagu, 1st Earl of Sandwich
Huntingdon Abraham Burrell

Kent (see also Cinque Ports)[edit]

Constituency Members Notes
Kent Augustine Skinner
John Boys
Some sources give Boys excluded
Canterbury Sir Edward Masters
John Nutt
Rochester Richard Lee
Sir Thomas Walsingham
Some sources give Lee excluded
Maidstone Thomas Twisden Some sources give Twisden excluded
Queensborough Sir Michael Livesey
Augustine Garland
Livesey and Garland regicides


Constituency Members Notes
Lancashire Ralph Assheton
Sir Richard Hoghton, 3rd Baronet
Lancaster Sir Robert Bindlosse
Thomas Fell
Some sources give Bindlosse excluded
Preston William Langton Not recorded as sitting
Newton William Ashurst
Wigan Alexander Rigby Rigby died 1650
Clitheroe Richard Shuttleworth Some sources give Shuttleworth excluded
Liverpool John Moore
Thomas Birch
Moore regicide died 1650


Constituency Members Notes
Leicestershire Sir Arthur Hesilrige
Henry Smith
Henry Smith regicide
Leicester Lord Grey of Groby
Peter Temple
Grey and Temple regicide


Constituency Members Notes
Lincolnshire Sir John Wray, 2nd Baronet Some sources give Wray excluded
Lincoln Thomas Grantham
Thomas Lister
Grimsby William Wray
Edward Rossiter
Stamford Thomas Hatcher
John Weaver
Some sources give Hatcher excluded
Grantham Sir William Airmine


Constituency Members Notes
Middlesex Sir Edward Spencer Not recorded as sitting
Westminster John Glynne
William Bell
Some sources give both excluded
City of London Isaac Penington
John Venn
Venn died 1650


Constituency Members Notes
Monmouthshire John Herbert
Henry Herbert
Monmouth Thomas Pury jun.


Constituency Members Notes
Norwich Thomas Atkins
Erasmus Erle
King's Lynn William Cecil, 2nd Earl of Salisbury
Thomas Toll
Yarmouth Miles Corbet
Edward Owner
Corbet Regicide; Owner not recorded
Thetford Sir Thomas Wodehouse
Castle Rising Sir John Holland, 1st Baronet Some sources give Holland excluded


Constituency Members Notes
Northamptonshire Sir Gilbert Pickering, Bt
John Dryden Bt.
Pickering regicide
Northampton Zouch Tate Not recorded as sitting
Higham Ferrars Edward Harby


Constituency Members Notes
Northumberland William Fenwick Some sources give Fenwick excluded
Newcastle John Blakiston
Robert Ellison
Berwick upon Tweed Sir Thomas Widdrington
Robert Scawen
Morpeth John Fiennes
George Fenwick


Constituency Members Notes
Nottinghamshire John Hutchinson
Gervase Pigot
Hutchinson regicide
Nottingham Gilbert Millington
Francis Pierrepoint
Millington regicide
East Retford Edward Nevill


Constituency Members Notes
Oxfordshire James Fiennes Some sources give Fiennes excluded
Oxford University John Selden
Oxford John Doyley
John Nixon
Some sources give both excluded
Woodstock William Lenthall Speaker


Constituency Members Notes
Rutland Thomas Waite
James Harrington


Constituency Members Notes
Shropshire Humphrey Edwards Edwards regicide
Shrewsbury Thomas Hunt
William Masham
Bridgnorth Robert Clive
Robert Charlton
Some sources give both excluded
Ludlow Thomas Mackworth
Thomas Moor
Wenlock William Pierrepont
Sir Humphrey Bridges
Bishops Castle Isaiah Thomas
John Corbet
Corbet attended only one day


Constituency Members Notes
Somerset John Harrington Not recorded as sitting
Bristol Richard Aldworth
Luke Hodges
Bath James Ashe
Alexander Popham
Wells Lislebone Long
Taunton Robert Blake
George Searle
Bridgwater Sir Thomas Wroth
John Palmer
Minehead Edward Popham
Walter Strickland
Popham not recorded as sitting
Ilchester William Strode
Thomas Hodges
Some sources give both excluded
Milborne Port William Carent


Constituency Members Notes
Staffordshire John Bowyer
Thomas Crompton
Some sources give Bowyer excluded
Newcastle under Lyme Sir John Merrick
Lichfield Michael Noble Noble died 1649
Tamworth George Abbot
Sir Peter Wentworth


Constituency Members Notes
Suffolk Sir Nathaniel Barnardiston Not recorded as sitting
Ipswich John Gurdon
Francis Bacon
Some sources (e.g. HoP website) say Bacon excluded but readmitted 1649
Dunwich Gen. Robert Brewster
Orford Sir Charles Legross
Aldeburgh Squire Bence
Alexander Bence
Some sources give Alexander Bence excluded
Sudbury Brampton Gurdon
Bury St Edmunds Sir Thomas Barnardiston


Constituency Members Notes
Southwark George Thomson
George Snelling
Bletchingly John Evelyn, senior
Edward Bysshe
Some sources give both excluded
Reigate William Lord Viscount Monson
George Evelyn
Haslemere John Goodwin
Carew Raleigh


Constituency Members Notes
Sussex Anthony Stapley
Horsham Hall Ravenscroft
Midhurst William Cawley
Sir Gregory Norton Bt.
Cawley regicide
Lewes Herbert Morley
Henry Shelley
New Shoreham Herbert Springet Some sources give Springet excluded
Bramber James Temple Regicide
Steyning Edward Apsley
East Grinstead Robert Goodwin
John Baker
Arundel John Downes Regicide


Constituency Members Notes
Coventry John Barker Barker originally excluded but reinstated in 1649
Warwick William Purefoy
Godfrey Bosvile
Purefoy regicide


Constituency Members Notes
Westmoreland James Bellingham
Henry Lawrence
Some sources give Lawrence excluded; Bellingham not recorded as sitting
Appleby Richard Salway
Henry Ireton
Ireton regicide, died Nov 1651.


Constituency Members Notes
Wiltshire Edmund Ludlow Regicide
Salisbury Michael Oldisworth
John Dove
Wilton Sir Henry Vane (the elder)
Downton Alexander Thistlewaite Some sources give Thistlethwaite excluded
Hindon Robert Reynolds
Edmund Ludlow
Heytesbury Thomas Moore
Edward Ashe
Some sources give Moore excluded
Westbury John Ashe
Calne Hugh Rogers
Rowland Wilson
Wilson died 19 February 1650
Devizes Sir Edward Bayntun
Robert Nicholas
Chippenham William Eyre of Neston
Sir Edward Bayntun
Malmesbury Sir John Danvers Regicide
Great Bedwyn Edmund Harvey Harvey regicide
Old Sarum Hon. Robert Cecil
Sir Richard Lucy
Cecil not recorded as sitting
Wootton Bassett
Marlborough Charles Fleetwood
Philip Smith


Constituency Members Notes
Worcestershire John Wilde
Humphrey Salwey
Worcester John Coucher Coucher was 88 in 1648 and if not excluded did not attend
Droitwich George Wylde
Edmund Wylde
Evesham Richard Cresheld Cresheld not recorded as sitting
Bewdley Nicholas Lechmere


Constituency Members Notes
York Sir William Allanson
Thomas Hoyle (Alderman)
Hoyle died 1650
Kingston upon Hull Sir Henry Vane, junior
Peregrine Pelham
Pelham regicide died 1650
Knaresborough Sir William Constable, Bt.
Thomas Stockdale
Constable regicide
Scarborough John Anlaby
Luke Robinson
Ripon Sir Charles Egerton
Sir John Bourchier
Bourchier Regicide; Some sources give Egerton excluded
Richmond Thomas Chaloner
Francis Thorpe
Chaloner regicide
Hedon Sir William Strickland
John Alured
Alured regicide died 1651
Boroughbridge Sir Thomas Maulaverer Bt
Henry Stapylton
Mauleverer Regicide; Some sources give Stalylton excluded
Thirsk Thomas Lascelles
William Ayscough
Some sources give Ayscough excluded
Aldborough Brian Stapylton
James Chaloner
Stapylton not recorded as sitting
Beverley James Nelthorpe
Pontefract Henry Arthington
William White
Malton Henry Darley
John Wastell
Northallerton Richard Darley

Cinque Ports[edit]

Hastings Roger Gratwick
Hythe Henry Heyman
Thomas Westrow
Dover John Dixwell
Benjamin Weston
Dixwell regicide
Rye William Hay
John Fagg
Winchelsea Samuel Gott Some sources give Gott excluded


Constituency Members Notes
Brecknockshire Philip Jones
Brecknock Ludovic Lewis
Cardiganshire Sir Richard Pryse, 1st Baronet
Cardigan Thomas Wogan
Flintshire John Trevor
Glamorgan Philip, Lord Herbert Herbert succeeded to peerage in 1649
Cardiff Algernon Sidney
Merioneth John Jones
Montgomery George Devereux
Pembroke Sir Hugh Owen, 1st Baronet
Haverford West
Radnorshire Arthur Annesley Some sources give Annersley excluded

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