Thomas Pury (younger)

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Thomas Pury
Born1619
Died1693, age 73
Alma materMagdalen Hall, Oxford
OccupationPolitician
Known forMP for Monmouth Boroughs in the Long Parliament

Thomas Pury (1619 – 1693) was an English politician who sat in the House of Commons from 1640 to 1653. He supported the Parliamentarian cause in the English Civil War.

History[edit]

Pury was the son of Thomas Pury of Gloucestershire. He matriculated at Magdalen Hall, Oxford on 18 November 1635 aged 16. He was admitted at Grays Inn on 29 January 1641. He was employed by Mr Townshend of Staples Inn in 1642 and was receiver of King's rents in Gloucestershire and WIltshire. He was clerk of peace for Gloucestershire and Captain of foot and horse in the parliamentary army.[1]

In December 1646, Pury was elected Member of Parliament for Monmouth Boroughs in the Long Parliament.[2] He survived Pride's Purge and sat in the Rump Parliament.

Pury died at the age of 73.

Pury married Barbara Kyrle daughter of James Kyrle of Walford.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b W R Williams The Parliamentary History of the Principality of Wales
  2. ^ 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. onepage&q&f&#61, false 229–239.
Parliament of England
Preceded by
Sir Thomas Trevor, 1st Baronet
Member of Parliament for Monmouth Boroughs
1646–1653
Succeeded by
Not represented in Barebones Parliament
Preceded by
Nathaniel Waterhouse
Member of Parliament for Monmouth Boroughs
1659
Succeeded by
Sir Trevor Williams, 1st Baronet