Nicholas Steward

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Nicholas Steward (born 1547, baptized 16 May 1547, died 1 June 1633) was an English politician who sat in the House of Commons in 1604.

Steward was the seventh son of Simeon Steward of Lakenheath, Suffolk. He matriculated from Trinity College, Cambridge at Easter 1560 and was of Trinity Hall, Cambridge in August 1564. He was awarded LL.B. in 1568 and was admitted as an advocate on 29 October 1573. In 1574 he was awarded LL.D.[1]

Married Frances Baker in 1572, daughter of John Baker, she died 19 March 1609.

In 1604, Steward was elected as one of the first Members of Parliament for the newly created constituency of Cambridge University.[1]

Steward purchased the Manor of Hartley Mauditt, Hampshire, in 1603 from the Lancaster Family. He died in 1633.[1]

Steward is buried at St. Leonard's Church, Hartley Mauditt.


  1. ^ a b c "Steward, Nicholas (STWT560N)". A Cambridge Alumni Database. University of Cambridge. 
Parliament of England
Preceded by
New constituency
Member of Parliament for Cambridge University
With: Henry Mountlow
Succeeded by
Sir Miles Sandys
Sir Francis Bacon