Dr Hannes Kleineke

Current Research

Senior Research Fellow Commons 1422-1504

History of Parliament Research

My work at the History of Parliament has focused primarily on the representatives of the south-western counties of Devon, Cornwall, Somerset and Wiltshire and the parliamentary boroughs within these counties, as well as London’s ‘hinterland-county’ of Middlesex. These have included a range of pirates and other unsavoury characters, but also more prominent figures, such as the Yorkist earl of Devon, Humphrey Stafford of Southwick, seve