James Price (of Monachty)

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James Price (born 1571) was a Welsh politician who sat in the House of Commons of England between 1593 and 1622.

Price was the son of John Price of Monachty and his wife Elizabeth Whitney, daughter of Sir Robert Whitney of Whitney, Herefordshire, he matriculated at Brasenose College, Oxford on 13 June 1589 aged 18 and became a student of Middle Temple in 1588.[1]

In 1593, he was elected Member of Parliament for Radnorshire and was re-elected MP for Radnorshire in 1597, he was High Sheriff of Radnorshire in 1599. He was re-elected MP for Radnorshire in 1601, 1604, 1614 and 1621.[2] he was deputy lieutenant for the county by 1603 until at least 1625.

He married Alice, the daughter of Edward Croft of Croft Castle, Herefordshire; they had 2 sons and 2 daughters.

References[edit]

  1. ^ W R Williams The Parliamentary History of the Principality of Wales
  2. ^ 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 229–239.
Parliament of England
Preceded by
Ieuan Lewis
Member of Parliament for Radnorshire
1593–1622
Succeeded by
James Price