Oakeley was of Oakeley, Shropshire and also held property in Montgomeryshire and Oxfordshire. In 1624, he was elected Member of Parliament for Bishop's Castle in the Happy Parliament. He was a Royalist commissioner during the Civil War, and was fined of £460 for his delinquency.
Oakeley married Mary Combes, daughter of Edward Combes of Fetter Lane, London. Their son William was also MP for Bishops Castle.
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|Member of Parliament for Bishop's Castle
With: Sir Robert Howard
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