Nicholas Saunders (died 1649)

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Sir Nicholas Saunders (1563 – 9 February 1649) was an English Member of Parliament.

He was the eldest son of Nicholas Saunders of Ewell, Surrey and educated at Balliol College, Oxford and the Inner Temple (1583). He succeeded his father in 1587 and was knighted in 1603.

Saunders was a Member of the Parliament of England for Haslemere in 1593, Gatton in 1604 and Winchelsea in 1626.

He married Elizabeth, the daughter and heiress of Richard Blount of London and Williton, Somerset, with whom he had 1 son and 1 daughter.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "SAUNDERS, Nicholas II (1563-1649), of Ewell, Surr.". History of Parliament Online. Retrieved 14 June 2013.