John Townsend (MP for Warwick)

John Townsend was an English politician who sat in the House of Commons from 1597 to 1614.

Townsend was the son of Richard Townsend of Warwick and his wife Christian. He was bailiff of Warwick from 1589 to 1590. In 1597, Townsend was elected Member of Parliament for Warwick. He was re-elected MP for Warwick in 1601. He was bailiff od Warwick again from 1603 to 1604. In 1604 he was re-elected MP for Warwick. He was elected MP for Warwick again in 1614. He was bailiff of Warwick again from 1621 to 1622.[1]

Townsend died after 1622.[1]


Parliament of England
Preceded by
John Hugford
William Combe
Member of Parliament for Warwick
With: William Spicer 1597–1604
Sir Greville Verney
Succeeded by
Sir Greville Verney
John Coke
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