Sir William Goring, 1st Baronet

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Sir William Goring, 1st Baronet (died 1658) was an English politician who sat in the House of Commons from 1628 to 1629.

Goring was the son of Sir Henry Goring of Burton, West Sussex, and his wife Elenor Kingsmill, daughter of Sir William Kingsmill, of Sydmonton, Hampshire. He was created a baronet on 14 May 1622. He succeeded his father on 16 July 1626. In 1628, he was elected Member of Parliament for Sussex and sat until 1629 when King Charles decided to rule without parliament for eleven years.[1]

Goring died in 1658 and was buried at Burton on 25 February 1658.[1]

Goring married Bridget Fraunceys, daughter of Sir Edward Fraunceys.[1]


Parliament of England
Preceded by
Sir Walter Covert
Sir Alexander Temple
Member of Parliament for Sussex
With: Richard Lewknor
Succeeded by
Parliament suspended until 1640
Baronetage of England
New creation Baronet
(of Burton)
Succeeded by
Henry Goring