Sir Richard Everard, 1st Baronet, of Much Waltham

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Sir Richard Everard, 1st Baronet (died 1680) was an English politician who sat in the House of Commons in 1654 and 1656.

Everard was the son of Hugh Everard of Great Waltham, Essex, and his wife Mary Brand daughter of Thomas Brand or Bond of Great Hormead, Hertfordshire.[1] He matriculated from Jesus College, Cambridge at Easter 1617 and was admitted at Lincoln's Inn on 10 June 1619. He was created a baronet, of Much Waltham on 29 January 1629. In 1644 he became High Sheriff of Essex.[2]

In 1654, Everard was elected Member of Parliament for Essex in the First Protectorate Parliament. He was re-elected MP for Essex in the Second Protectorate Parliament.[3]

Everard married Joan Barrington, daughter of Sir Francis Barrington, 1st Baronet. He was succeeded in the baronetcy by his sons Richard and then Hugh.[1]


Parliament of England
Preceded by
Joachim Matthews
Henry Barrington
John Brewster
Christopher Earl
Dudley Templer
Member of Parliament for Essex
With: Sir William Masham Bt 1654
Richard Cutts 1654
Sir Thomas Honeywood 1654-1656
Sir Thomas Bowes 1654-1656
Thomas Coke (of Pebmarsh) 1654
Carew Mildmay 1654-1656
Dionysius Wakering 1654-1656
Edward Turnor 1654-1656
Oliver Raymond 1654-1656
Sir Harbottle Grimston 1656
Robert Barrington 1656
Dudley Temple 1656
Hezekiah Haynes 1656
John Archer 1656
Succeeded by
Lord Rich
Edward Turnor