Thomas Humphrey (MP)

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Sir Thomas Humphrey (ca. 1554 – 4 February 1624) was an English politician.

He was a younger son of William Humphrey of Barton Segrave and Swepstone, Leicestershire and educated at Peterhouse, Cambridge.

He was a Member (MP) of the Parliament of England for Newcastle-under-Lyme in 1589. He was a Justice of the Peace for Leicestershire from c.1601 and appointed High Sheriff of Leicestershire for 1602–03. He was knighted on 23 July 1603.

He married twice:firstly Mary, the daughter of William Mering of Mering, Northamptonshire and secondly Suzanna, the daughter of George Pilkington of Barston, with whom he had 3 sons and 3 daughters.