BURTON, Edward, of Longnor Hall, Salop.

Published in The History of Parliament: the House of Commons 1558-1603, ed. P.W. Hasler, 1981
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Family and Education

?s. of Thomas Burton of Shrewsbury by Katherine, da. and coh. of William Byst of Atcham. educ. ?Shrewsbury 1573. m. 1601, Elizabeth, da. of Francis Newton of Highley, Salop by Maria, da. of Reginald Corbet of Stoke, 1s.

Offices Held

The above is no more than a suggested identification for the 1597 Pembroke MP. No connexion has been traced between the Shropshire Burtons and the Pembroke district. The Member for Pembroke Boroughs was appointed to a committee on 29 Nov. 1597 concerning Newport bridge, Monmouthshire.



Edward Burton’s inquisition post mortem was taken at Shrewsbury 3 Nov. 1642. He had died at Atcham the previous 20 Mar., leaving a widow Elizabeth, and a son and heir Francis, then aged over 22.

Vis. Salop (Harl. Soc. xxviii), 95; (xxix), 375; D’Ewes, 565; Burke, LG (1952), 324; C142/702/44.

Ref Volumes: 1558-1603

Author: A.H.D.