John Stanford I
John Stanford (1537–1603) was an English politician.
He was the eldest son of Thomas Stanford, Mayor of Leicester.
He was made a Freeman of Leicester in 1558, chamberlain in 1565, coroner in 1573–74 and mayor in 1576–77 and 1592–93. He was elected a Member (MP) of the Parliament of England for Leicester in 1572 and 1593.
He married as his second wife Elizabeth, the daughter of John Heyrick, with whom he had 4 sons and a daughter. He was succeeded by his son John.
- "STANFORD, John I (1537-1603), of Leicester and Elmesthorpe, Leics". History of Parliament. Retrieved 1 August 2014.
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