Sir Philip Wodehouse, 3rd Baronet

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Sir Philip Wodehouse, 3rd Baronet (24 July 1608 – 6 May 1681) was an English politician who sat in the House of Commons at various times between 1654 and 1660.

Wodehouse was the son of Sir Thomas Wodehouse, 2nd Baronet, and Blanche, daughter of John Carey, 3rd Baron Hunsdon.[1] In 1654, he was elected Member of Parliament for Norfolk in the First Protectorate Parliament. He was re-elected MP for Norfolk in 1656 for the Second Protectorate Parliament. He succeeded to the baronetcy on the death of his father on 18 March 1658. In 1660 he was elected MP for Thetford in the Convention Parliament.[1]

Wodehouse married Lucy, daughter of Sir Thomas Cotton, 2nd Baronet. His son Thomas predeceased him. He died in May 1681, aged 72, and was succeeded in the baronetcy by his grandson, John. Lady Wodehouse died in June 1684.[1]

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Baronetage of England
Preceded by
Thomas Wodehouse
Baronet
(of Wilberhall)
1658–1681
Succeeded by
John Wodehouse