Simon Weston (MP)

Sir Simon Weston (1563–1637) was an English politician who sat in the House of Commons between 1624 and 1626.

Weston was the son of James Weston, diocesan registrar and a Lichfield MP, by his wife, Margery Lowe, daughter of Humphrey Lowe of Lichfield. The Westons, father and son, lived at St John's Hospital in Lichfield.[1] Weston was High Sheriff of Staffordshire in 1610.[2] He was nominated recorder of Lichfield in the 1622 charter for Lichfield.[3][4]

In 1624, Weston was elected Member of Parliament for Lichfield. In 1625 he was elected MP for Staffordshire and was re-elected in 1626.[5]

Weston married Mary Lloyd, daughter of John Lloyd, of Carnavon. His daughter Elizabeth married Robert Ridgeway, 2nd Earl of Londonderry.[6]

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Parliament of England
Preceded by
Richard Weston
William Wingfield
Member of Parliament for Lichfield
1624
With: Sir John Suckling 1624
William Wingfield 1624
Succeeded by
Richard Dyott
William Wingfield
Preceded by
Sir William Bowyer
Sir Edward Littleton
Member of Parliament for Staffordshire
1625–1626
With: Richard Erdeswick 1625
Sir William Bowyer 1626
Succeeded by
Sir Hervey Bagot, 1st Baronet
Thomas Crompton
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