Robert Caesar

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Robert Caesar (9 October 1602 – 27 October 1637) was an English lawyer and politician who sat in the House of Commons in 1625 and 1626.

Caesar was the son of Sir Julius Caesar, privy councillor of James I and Chares I. He attended Eton 1609-15.[1] He matriculated at Queen's College, Oxford on 26 January 1616, aged 13 and was awarded BA on 15 October 1618. He was called to the bar at Inner Temple in 1622.[2]

In 1625, he was elected Member of Parliament for Bodmin. He was elected MP for Ilchester in 1626. From 1628 to 1636 he was clerk of the petty bag. He was one of the Six Clerks in Chancery from 1636 to 1637.[1]

On 7 December 1630 in Rolls Chapel he married Elizabeth daughter of John Manning a merchant of London.

Caesar died at the age of 35.[2]


Parliament of England
Preceded by
Sir Thomas Stafford
Charles Berkeley
Member of Parliament for Bodmin
With: Henry Jermyn
Succeeded by
Henry Jermyn
Sir Richard Weston
Preceded by
Richard Wynn
Sir Robert Gage
Member of Parliament for Ilchester
With: Sir William Beecher
Succeeded by
Sir Robert Gorges
Sir Henry Berkeley