Sir John Palgrave, 1st Baronet

Sir John Palgrave, 1st Baronet (1605–1672) was an English politician who sat in the House of Commons from 1647 to 1648.

Palgrave was of Northwood Barningham, Norfolk and of the Inner Temple, and was a Gentleman of the Privy Chamber. He was created a baronet by Charles I on 24 June 1641.[1]

In 1647, Palgrave was elected Member of Parliament for Norfolk in the Long Parliament.[2] In December 1648, he was excluded from parliament under Pride's Purge.[3]

Palgrave died at the age of 66.

Palgrave married firstly Elizabeth Jermy, daughter of John Jermy of Gunton,Norfolk. He married secondly, Anne Gascoigne, widow of Cotton Gascoigne and daughter of Sir William de Grey, of Martin, Norfolk, and Islington Middlesex. He was succeeded in the baronetcy by his son Augustine.[1]


  1. ^ a b John Burke, John Bernard Burke A genealogical and heraldic history of the extinct and dormant baronetcies
  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. 229–239.
  3. ^ The parliamentary or constitutional history of England;: being a faithful account of all the most remarkable transactions in Parliament, from the earliest times. Collected from the journals of both Houses, the records, ..., Volume 9
Parliament of England
Preceded by
Sir John Holland, Bt
(Sir) John Potts
Member of Parliament for Norfolk
With: (Sir) John Potts
Succeeded by
Not represented in Rump Parliament