Robert Needham

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Sir Robert Needham was an English politician who sat in the House of Commons from 1645 to 1648.

Needham was the son of Thomas Needham of Pool Park and his wife Eleanor Bagenal, daughter of Sir Henry Bagenal and widow of Sir Robert Salisbury. He was knighted on 4 June 1630.[1]

In September 1645, Needham was elected Member of Parliament for Haverfordwest.[2] He was secluded from the Parliament in 1648 in Pride's Purge[3]

Needham was married twice.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b W R Williams Parliamentary History of the Principality of Wales
  2. ^ 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.
  3. ^ Cobbett, William. Cobbett's Parliamentary History of England Volume 3. Retrieved 18 December 2015.
Parliament of England
Preceded by
Sir John Stepney, 3rd Baronet
Member of Parliament for Haverfordwest
1645–1648
Succeeded by
Not represented in Rump Parliament