Walter Kyrle

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search

Walter Kyrle (c. 1600 – 10 February 1650) was an English lawyer and politician who sat in the House of Commons between 1640 and 1648.

Kyle was the son of Robert Kyle of Walford, Herefordshire. He matriculated at Oriel College, Oxford on 11 April 1617, aged 17. He was called to the bar at Middle Temple in 1625.[1]

In April 1640, Kyrle was elected Member of Parliament for Leominster in the Short Parliament. He was re-elected MP for Leominster for the Long Parliament in November1640[2] and sat until 1648 when he was excluded under Pride's Purge.[1]

Kyrle lived at Ross Herefordshire and died at the age of 50.

Kyrle was the father of John Kyrle known as "The Man of Ross".


Parliament of England
Preceded by
Parliament suspended since 1629
Member of Parliament for Leominster
With: William Smallman 1640
Sampson Eure 1640-1643
John Birch 1646-1648
Succeeded by
John Birch