England: Speakers of the House of Commons: 1640-1660

Speaker
3/13 Nov 1640 - 30 Jul/9 Aug 1647 William Lenthall
30 Jul/9 Aug 1647 - 5/15 Aug 1647 Henry Pelham
6/16 Aug 1647 - 20/30 Apr 1653 William Lenthall (x)
20/30 Apr 1653 - 4/14 Jul 1653 dissolved
5/15 Jul 1653 - 12/22 Dec 1653 Francis Rous
12/22 Dec 1653 - 3/13 Sep 1654 dissolved
4/14 Sep 1654 - 22 Jan/1 Feb 1655 William Lenthall (x)
22 Jan/1 Feb 1655 - 17/27 Sep 1656 dissolved
17/27 Sep 1656 - 4/14 Feb 1658 Sir Thomas Widdrington [1]
4/14 Feb 1658 - 27 Jan/6 Feb 1659 dissolved
27 Jan/6 Feb 1659 - 14/24 Apr 1659 Chaloner Chute [2]
15/25 Apr 1659 - 22 Apr/2 May 1659 Thomas Bampfield
22 Apr/2 May 1659 - 7/17 May 1659 dissolved
7/17 May 1659 - 13/23 Oct 1559 William Lenthall (x)
13/23 Oct 1659 - 26 Dec 1659/5 Jan 1660 dissolved
26 Dec 1659/5 Jan 1660 - 16/26 Mar 1660 William Lenthall (x) [3]

[1] [27 Jan/6 Feb 1657 - 17/27 Feb 1657: Speaker (acting for incumbent): Bulstrode Whitelock
[2] 9/19 Mar 1659 - 14/24 Mar 1659: Speaker (acting for incumbent): Sir Lislebone Long
  16/26 Mar 1659 - 14/24 Apr 1659: Speaker (acting for incumbent): Thomas Bampfield
[3] 13/23 Jan 1660 - 21/31 Jan 1660: Speaker pro tempore (acting for incumbent): William Say
Last updated on: 03 Feb 2019 07:35:11