Sir Thomas Walcot SL (6 August 1629 – 6 September 1685) was an English judge and politician.
Thomas Walcot, born 6 August 1629, was the second son of Humphrey Walcot (1586-1650) and his wife Anne Docwra (d.1675), whose mother, Jane (née Peryam) Docwra, was the daughter of Sir William Peryam. Walcot had an elder brother, John, and a younger brother, William.
Walcot entered Trinity College, Cambridge on 16 May 1646, became a member of the Middle Temple on 12 November 1647, and was called to the Bar there on 25 November 1653. On 15 February 1662 he became Attorney-General of Denbighshire and Montgomeryshire, and in April 1676 a Justice of the North Wales circuit. On 3 September 1679 he was elected Member of Parliament for Ludlow, becoming a Serjeant-at-Law in May 1680 and a Justice of the King's Bench on 22 October 1683, a position he held until his death on 6 September 1685.
Marriage and issue
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