HORDE, Thomas (1560-aft.1622), of Horde Park, nr. Bridgnorth, 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

b. 1560, s. of John Horde of Horde Park by Katherine, da. of Adam Otley of Pitchford, Salop. educ. Furnival’s Inn; L. Inn 1581. m. Mary, da. of Edward Foxe of Ludford, 1s. 6da. suc. fa. 1581.

Offices Held

Recorder, Bridgnorth 1589, bailiff 1603, 1610, 1616; escheator, Salop. Feb.-Dec. 1597, j.p.q. 1601.


Horde was the seventh member of his family to sit for Bridgnorth, but he disposed of his property there to the Whitmores, who thenceforth had the predominant interest. He proved the will of his daughter Katherine in July 1622.

Vis. Salop (Harl. Soc. xxviii), 253; C142/197/58; Bridgnorth leet bk. 3, f. 5; Trans. Salop Arch. Soc. (ser. 4), v. 51; PCC 71 Savile, 41 Tirwhite; information from Dr. J. F. A. Mason.

Ref Volumes: 1558-1603

Author: Patricia Hyde