Sylvanus Wood

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Sylvanus Wood
MP
Born 1604
Died November 1675
Nationality English
Known for Member of Parliament for Gloucestershire in the First Protectorate Parliament

Sylvanus Wood (1604 – November 1675) was an English politician who sat in the House of Commons in 1654.

Wood was the son of Richard Wood of Brockthorpe and his wife Anne Vaughan, daughter of Walter Vaughan of Hergest, Herefordshire. He became a student of Lincoln's Inn and was called to the bar on 7 December 1632. In 1642, he was appointed a commissioner for the city of Gloucester.[1]

In 1654, Wood was elected Member of Parliament for Gloucestershire in the First Protectorate Parliament.[2]

Wood died at the age of 71.

Wood married Bridget Cresheld, daughter of Richard Cresheld of Evesham.

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