Christopher Guise

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Arms of Guise: Gules, seven lozenges conjoined vairé three, three and one[1]

Sir Christopher Guise, 1st Baronet (died 1670), of Elmore Court in Gloucestershire, England, was a Member of Parliament for Gloucestershire in 1654.


Guise was the son of William Guise of Elmore by his wife Cecilia Dennis, a daughter of John Dennis of Pucklechurch[2] in Gloucestershire.


In 1654 Guise was elected a Member of Parliament for Gloucestershire in the First Protectorate Parliament.[3] He was created a baronet "of Elmore" on 10 July 1661.

Marriages & progeny[edit]

Guise married firstly Elizabeth Washington, daughter of Sir Lawrence Washington of Garsden, Wiltshire. He married secondly Rachel Corsellis of a noble Italian family. He was succeeded by his son Sir John Guise, 2nd Baronet.[4]


Parliament of England
Preceded by
John Crofts
Robert Holmes
William Neast
Member of Parliament for Gloucestershire
With: George Berkeley
Matthew Hale 1654
Sylvanus Wood
John Howe
Succeeded by
George Berkeley
John Howe
Baynham Throckmorton
John Crofts
William Neast