Thomas May (Royalist)
In April 1640, May was elected Member of Parliament for Midhurst in the Short Parliament. He was re-elected MP for Midhurst for the Long Parliament in November 1640. On the outbreak of the Civil War, he put a garrison into Chichester and was disabled from sitting in parliament on 23 November 1642. His estates were subsequently sequestered and restored when he paid a fine of £900 for his delinquency in February 1647.
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- The parliamentary or constitutional history of England;: being a faithful account of all the most remarkable transactions in Parliament, from the earliest times. Collected from the journals of both Houses, the records, ..., Volume 9
- 'House of Lords Journal Volume 9: 13 February 1647', Journal of the House of Lords: volume 9: 1646 (1767-1830), pp. 13-16. Date accessed: 13 May 2011
|Parliament of England|
Parliament suspended since 1629
|Member of Parliament for Midhurst
With: Sir Robert Long, 1st Baronet 1640
Dr Chadworth 1640–1641
William Cawley 1641–1642
Sir Gregory Norton, 1st Baronet