Richard Butler (c. 1510 – 1568 or later)

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Richard Butler (c. 1510 – 1568 or later) was an English politician.

He was a fruit and cloth merchant in Southampton, made sheriff of the town in 1549–50 and mayor for 1551–52 and 1563–1565. He was elected a Member (MP) of the Parliament of England for Southampton in April 1554.[1]

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  1. ^ "BUTLER, Richard (c.1510-68 or later), of Southampton. - History of Parliament Online". www.historyofparliamentonline.org.