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Thomas Colby (ca. 1530 – 5 March 1588) was an English politician from Sherfield-on-Loddon, Hampshire. He was said to be a puritan west-country lawyer ‘of great living’.

He was a Member (MP) of the Parliament of England for Melcombe Regis in 1563 and for St. Ives in 1586.[1]

He married Elizabeth, daughter and heir of Edward Gilbert, alderman of London. He died on 5 Mar 1588. After Thomas's death Elizabeth married Michael Molyns (d. 1615) Member (MP) for Wallingford.


  1. ^ "COLBY, Thomas I (c.1530-88), of Sherfield-upon-Loddon, Hants. - History of Parliament Online".