Sir Thomas Hatton, 1st Baronet

Sir Thomas Hatton, 1st Baronet (c.1583 – 23 September 1658) was an English politician who sat in the House of Commons of England variously between 1621 and 1640.

Hatton was the son of John Hatton of Longstanton, Cambridgeshire and his wife Jane Shute, daughter of Robert Shute, Baron of the Exchequer, and justice of the Court of Common Pleas.[1] Sir Robert Hatton, the politician and landowner, was his brother.

Hatton was elected Member of Parliament for Corfe Castle from 1621 to 1622 and for Malmesbury from 1624 to 1625. In 1628 Hatton was elected MP for Stamford until 1629 when King Charles decided to rule without parliament. In April 1640, he was re-elected for Stamford in the Short Parliament[2] He was created a baronet, of Longstanton, Cambridgeshire, by King Charles I on 5 July 1641.[1]

Hatton died at the age of 75.

Hatton married Mary Alington, daughter of Sir Giles Alington (1572-1638) of Horseheath, Cambridgeshire and Lady Dorothy Cecil, daughter of Thomas Cecil, 1st Earl of Exeter. His sons, Thomas and Christopher, succeeded successively to the baronetcy. His daughter, Mary Elizabeth Hatton, married Sir William Boteler of Kinton, Bedfordshire.[1]


  1. ^ a b c William Betham, The baronetage of England
  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.
Parliament of England
Preceded by
Sir Thomas Tracie
John Dackombe
Member of Parliament for Corfe Castle
With: Sir Thomas Hammond
Succeeded by
Sir Francis Nethersole
Sir Peter Osborne
Preceded by
Sir Henry Poole
Sir Edward Wardour
Member of Parliament for Malmesbury
With: Sir Edward Wardour
Succeeded by
Sir Henry Moody, Bt
Sir Edward Wardour
Preceded by
Montagu Bertie
Brian Palmes
Member of Parliament for Stamford
With: Sir Edward Bashe
Succeeded by
Parliament suspended until 1640
Preceded by
Parliament suspended since 1629
Member of Parliament for Stamford
With: Thomas Hatcher
Succeeded by
Geoffrey Palmer
Thomas Hatcher
Baronetage of England
New creation Baronet
(of Long Stanton)
Succeeded by
Thomas Hatton