Philip Holman

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Philip Holman (c. 1593 – July 1669) was an English merchant and politician who sat in the House of Commons in 1659.

Holman was a scrivener of London and a member of the Worshipful Company of Grocers. He acquired property at Warkworth, Northamptonshire from the Chetwood family and rebuilt part of the manor house.[1] He became High Sheriff of Northamptonshire in 1638. In 1651 he was elected alderman of the City of London for Walbrook ward and was also elected Sheriff of London.[2]

In 1659, Holman was elected Member of Parliament for Northamptonshire in the Third Protectorate Parliament.[3]

Holman died at the age of 76 and was buried in the church at Warkworth.[1]

Holman was the father of Sir John Holman, 1st Baronet.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Anthony à Wood Athenae Oxonienses
  2. ^ 'Chronological list of aldermen: 1651-1700', The Aldermen of the City of London: Temp. Henry III - 1912 (1908), pp. 75-119. Date accessed: 16 July 2011
  3. ^ Willis, Browne (1750). Notitia Parliamentaria, Part II: A Series or Lists of the Representatives in the several Parliaments held from the Reformation 1541, to the Restoration 1660 ... London. pp. onepage&q&f&#61, false 229–239.
  4. ^ 'Notes on the aldermen, 1502-1700', The Aldermen of the City of London: Temp. Henry III - 1912 (1908), pp. 168-195. Date accessed: 16 July 2011
Parliament of England
Preceded by
Sir Gilbert Pickering, 1st Baronet
John Claypole
William Boteler
Sir James Langham, 2nd Baronet
Thomas Crew, 2nd Baron Crew
Alexander Blake
Member of Parliament for Northamptonshire
1659
With: Richard Knightley
Succeeded by
Sir Gilbert Pickering, 1st Baronet