Francis Godolphin (died about 1640)

Sir Francis Godolphin MP (died 1640) was an English nobleman, politician, knight, and Member of Parliament.

Francis Godolphin

Died2 May 1640
OccupationPolitician and Knight
Parent(s)Sir Francis Godolphin (1540–1608)
Margaret Killigrew


Godolphin was the third son of Sir Francis Godolphin (1540–1608) and his first wife Margaret Killigrew. He represented St Ives in the Parliaments of 1624–5 and 1625, and Cornwall in that of 1626. He was also Recorder of Helston in 1620. He was still alive in 1637, and his will was proved on 2 May 1640.



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    • Vivian's Visitations of Cornwall. Exeter: William Pollard & Co. 1887.
    • Willis, Browne (1750). Notitia Parliamentaria, Part II: A Series or Lists of the Representatives in the several Parliaments held from the Reformation 1541, to the Restoration 1660 ... London. pp. onepage&q&f&#61, false 128, 188, 199, 209, 219, 242.
    Parliament of England
    Preceded by
    Lord St John
    Robert Bacon
    Member of Parliament for St Ives
    With: William Lake 1624–1625
    Sir William Parkhurst 1625
    Succeeded by
    Edward Savage
    Benjamin Tichborne
    Preceded by
    Sir Robert Killigrew
    Charles Trevanion
    Member of Parliament for Cornwall
    With: William Coryton
    Succeeded by
    William Coryton
    Sir John Eliot
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