Robert Shute (died 1621)

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Robert Shute (c. 1576 - 10 February 1621) was an English lawyer and politician who sat in the House of Commons between 1620 and 1621.

Shute was the son of Robert Shute, Justice of the Queen's Bench and his wife Thomasine Burgoyne, daughter of Christopher Burgoyne, of Long Stanton, Cambridgeshire. He matriculated from Christ's College, Oxford in 1599 and was admitted at Gray's Inn on 21 November 1600. He was awarded BA at Cambridge in 1602 and MA in 1605.[1] He was clerk of the Court of Common Pleas in 1616 and became Recorder of London in 1621. In 1620, he was elected Member of Parliament for St Albans. He sat for St Albans until his death in February 1621.[1]


  1. ^ a b "Shute, Robert (SHT598R)". A Cambridge Alumni Database. University of Cambridge. 
Parliament of England
Preceded by
Thomas Perient
Henry Finch
Member of Parliament for St Albans
With: Sir Thomas Richardson
Succeeded by
Sir Thomas Richardson
Henry Meautys