Speaker of the House of Commons

1414 Fire and Faggot Parliament

1459 Parliament of the Devils

1495 5th Parliament of Henry VII

1640 Short Parliament

Speaker of the House of Commons is in Crown.

In Jan 1377 Thomas Hungerford -1397 was appointed Speaker of the House of Commons.

In 1399 William Dorward of Dorward Hall in Bocking in Essex was appointed Speaker of the House of Commons.

In 1406 John Tiptoft 1st Baron Tiptoft -1443 was appointed Speaker of the House of Commons.

In 1407 Thomas Chaucer 1367-1434 (40) was appointed Speaker of the House of Commons.

In 1413 William Dorward of Dorward Hall in Bocking in Essex was appointed Speaker of the House of Commons.

Fire and Faggot Parliament

In May 1414 the Fire and Faggot Parliament at Greyfriars Priory Leicester. Walter Hungerford 1st Baron Hungerford 1378-1449 (35) was appointed Speaker of the House of Commons. It was named for the Suppression of Heresy Act which called for burning the Lollards with bundles of sticks known as faggots.

In 1415 Richard Redman Master of the Horse 1350-1426 (65) was appointed Speaker of the House of Commons.

Around Apr 1416 Walter Beauchamp 1364-1430 (52) was appointed Speaker of the House of Commons.

In 1421 John Tyrrell Speaker 1382-1437 (39) was appointed Speaker of the House of Commons.

In 1426 Richard Vernon aka Pembridge 1389-1451 (37) was appointed Speaker of the House of Commons.

In 1429 John Tyrrell Speaker 1382-1437 (47) was appointed Speaker of the House of Commons.

In 1437 John Tyrrell Speaker 1382-1437 (55) was appointed Speaker of the House of Commons.

On 26 Sep 1439 William Tresham -1450 was appointed Speaker of the House of Commons.

On 03 Dec 1441 William Tresham -1450 was appointed Speaker of the House of Commons.

On 14 Dec 1446 William Tresham -1450 was appointed Speaker of the House of Commons.

In 1455 John Wenlock 1st Baron Wenlock 1400-1471 (55) was appointed Speaker of the House of Commons.

Parliament of the Devils

On 09 Oct 1459 Thomas Tresham 1420-1471 (39) was elected Speaker of the House of Commons at Coventry. The primary purpose of the Parliament was to attaint the Yorkist leaders:
Richard 3rd Duke York (48), his sons Edward Earl of March (17),Edmund Earl of Rutland (16) were attainted, as were ...
Richard Neville 5th Earl Salisbury 1400-1460 (59) and his sons Richard "Kingmaker" Neville 16th Earl Warwick 6th Earl Salisbury 1428-1471 (30) and John Neville 1431-1471 (28).

On 24 Jan 1484 William Catesby 1450-1485 (34) was appointed Speaker of the House of Commons.

On 07 Nov 1485 Thomas Lovell 1478-1524 (7) was elected Speaker of the House of Commons.

On 10 Nov 1487 John Mordaunt 1455-1504 (31) was appointed Speaker of the House of Commons.

On 18 Oct 1491 Richard Empson 1450-1510 (41) was appointed Speaker of the House of Commons.

5th Parliament of Henry VII

On 15 Oct 1495 Robert Drury Speaker 1454-1536 (41) was appointed Speaker of the House of Commons during the 5th Parliament of Henry VII.

In 1497 Thomas Englefield Speaker of the House of Commons 1453-1514 was elected Knight of the Shire Bedfordshire. Thomas Englefield Speaker of the House of Commons 1453-1514 was elected Speaker of the House of Commons.

In 1510 Thomas Englefield Speaker of the House of Commons 1453-1514 was elected Knight of the Shire Bedfordshire. Thomas Englefield Speaker of the House of Commons 1453-1514 was elected Speaker of the House of Commons.

In 1512 Robert Sheffield 1461-1518 (51) was appointed Speaker of the House of Commons.

In 1514 Thomas Neville 1475-1542 (39) was appointed Speaker of the House of Commons.

In 1523 Thomas More Chancellor Speaker 1478-1535 (44) was elected Speaker of the House of Commons on the recommendation of Cardinal Thomas Wolsey 1473-1530 (49).

1527 Hans Holbein The Younger Painter 1497-1543. Portrait of Thomas More Chancellor Speaker 1478-1535 wearing a Lancastrian Esses Collar with Beaufort Portcullis and Tudor Rose Pendant.Around 1590 based on a work of around 1520.Unknown Painter. French. Portrait of Cardinal Thomas Wolsey 1473-1530.

In 1533 Humphrey Wingfield -1545 was appointed Speaker of the House of Commons.

In 1539 Nicholas Hare 1484-1557 (55) was elected Speaker of the House of Commons.

In 1553 James Dyer Speaker 1510-1582 (43) was elected Speaker of the House of Commons.

In 1553 John Pollard Speaker of the House of Commons -1557 was appointed Speaker of the House of Commons.

In 1554 Robert Broke Lord Chief Justice -1558 was appointed Speaker of the House of Commons.

In 1555 John Pollard Speaker of the House of Commons -1557 was appointed Speaker of the House of Commons.

In 1571 Christopher Wray Chief Justice 1524-1592 (47) was appointed Speaker of the House of Commons.

In 1582 Seventtenth Century copy.Unknown Painter. Portrait of Christopher Wray Chief Justice 1524-1592.

In 1572 Robert Bell Chief Baron of the Exchequer 1539-1577 (33) was appointed Speaker of the House of Commons.

In 1580 John Popham Lord Chief Justice 1531-1607 (49) was appointed Speaker of the House of Commons which post he held for three years.

On 23 Nov 1585 John Puckering 1544-1596 (41) was elected Speaker of the House of Commons.

On 24 Nov 1597 Christopher Yelverton Speaker of the House of Commons 1536-1612 (61) was appointed Speaker of the House of Commons.

In Oct 1601 John Croke 1553-1620 (48) was appointed Speaker of the House of Commons.

In 1626 Heneage Finch Speaker of the House of Commons 1580-1631 (46) was appointed Speaker of the House of Commons.

Before 1631. Unknown Painter. Portrait of Heneage Finch Speaker of the House of Commons 1580-1631 in the robes of Serjeant at Law.

In 1640 William Lenthall Speaker 1591-1662 (48) was appointed Speaker of the House of Commons.

Short Parliament

On 20 Feb 1640 Henry Berkeley of Bruton 1579-1667 (61) was elected MP Ilchester
John Glanville 1586-1661 (54) was elected Speaker of the House of Commons.

In Sep 1651 John Temple 1632-1705 (19) was appointed Speaker of the House of Commons.

In 1661 Edward Turnour Speaker of the House of Commons 1617-1676 (44) was appointed Speaker of the House of Commons.

In 1673 Edward Seymour 4th Baronet Seymour 1633-1708 (40) was appointed Speaker of the House of Commons.

In 1678 Robert Sawyer Attorney General 1633-1692 (45) was elected Speaker of the House of Commons but resigned a month later due to health.

In 1698 Thomas Littleton 3rd Baronet 1647-1709 (50) was elected Speaker of the House of Commons.

In Feb 1701 Robert Harley 1st Earl Oxford and Earl Mortimer 1661-1724 (39) was appointed Speaker of the House of Commons.

In 1711 Godfrey Kneller Painter 1646-1723. Portrait of Robert Harley 1st Earl Oxford and Earl Mortimer 1661-1724.Before 1724 Johnathan "The Elder" Richardson Painter 1667-1745. Portrait of Robert Harley 1st Earl Oxford and Earl Mortimer 1661-1724.

In 1714 Thomas Hanmer 4th Baronet Hamner 1677-1746 (36) was appointed Speaker of the House of Commons.

In 1715 Spencer Compton 1st Earl Wilmington 1673-1743 (42) was appointed Speaker of the House of Commons.

On 23 Jan 1728 Arthur Onslow Speaker 1691-1768 (36) was elected Speaker of the House of Commons unanimously.

In 1735 Arthur Onslow Speaker 1691-1768 (43) was elected Speaker of the House of Commons unanimously.

In 1741 Arthur Onslow Speaker 1691-1768 (49) was elected Speaker of the House of Commons unanimously.

In 1747 Arthur Onslow Speaker 1691-1768 (55) was elected Speaker of the House of Commons unanimously.

In 1754 Arthur Onslow Speaker 1691-1768 (62) was elected Speaker of the House of Commons unanimously.

In 1761 John Cust 3rd Baronet Cust 1718-1770 (42) was elected Speaker of the House of Commons.

In 1789 Charles Wolfram Cornwall 1735-1789 (53) was appointed Speaker of the House of Commons which position he held until his death in 1789.

In 1802 Charles Abbot 1st Baron Colchester 1757-1829 (44) was appointed Speaker of the House of Commons.

In 1800 John Hoppner Painter 1758-1810. Portrait of Charles Abbot 1st Baron Colchester 1757-1829.1817. James Lonsdale Painter 1777-1839. Portrait of Charles Abbot 1st Baron Colchester 1757-1829.

In 1839 Charles Shaw Lefevre 1st Viscount Eversley 1794-1888 (44) was appointed Speaker of the House of Commons.

Around 1844. George Hayter Painter 1792-1871. Portrait of Charles Shaw Lefevre 1st Viscount Eversley 1794-1888.

William Bromley was appointed Speaker of the House of Commons.

James Strangeways 1410-1480 was appointed Speaker of the House of Commons.