Sir Robert Bernard, 1st Baronet
Sir Robert Bernard, 1st Baronet (1601 – 1666) was an English lawyer and politician who sat in the House of Commons in 1640.
Bernard was Counsel for Cambridge University in 1646 and steward and judge of the Court of the Isle of Ely in 1649. He was a serjeant-at-law and was created a baronet, of Huntingdon on 1 July 1662.
Bernard died in his 66th year and was buried in the north aisle of Abington Church, Northamptonshire where there is a monument.
Bernard married firstly Elizabeth Tallakerne, daughter of Sir John Tallakerne. Their children included John and Lucy who married Sir Nicholas Pedley MP for Huntingdon. Bernard married secondly to Lady Elizabeth Digby, widow of Robert Digby, 1st Baron Digby. She died in 1662 and was buried at St Paul's Covent Garden.
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- 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. 229–239.
- Arthur Collins The English baronetage: containing a genealogical and historical account
|Parliament of England|
Parliament suspended since 1629
|Member of Parliament for Huntingdon
With: William Montagu