John Trelawny (died 1563)

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John Trelawny (or Trelawney) (c. 1504 – 29 September 1563) was an English Member of Parliament. The son of Walter and Isabella Trelawny of Poole-in-Menheniot, Cornwall, he was High Sheriff of Cornwall in 1547 and 1560. He represented Liskeard in the first Parliament of 1553 and Cornwall from 1559 until his death.[1] He married twice; his son by his marriage to Margery Lamelion, John, was his heir and also served as an MP and as High Sheriff.


  1. "TRELAWNY, John (c.1504-63), of Poole in Menheniot, Cornw". History of Parliament Online. Retrieved 2012-03-27.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>


Honorary titles
Preceded by
Thomas St Aubyn
High Sheriff of Cornwall
Succeeded by
Job Milaton
Parliament of England
Preceded by
John Arundell
John Polwhele
Member of Parliament for Cornwall
with Richard Chamond
Peter Edgcumbe

Succeeded by
Richard Grenville
William Mohun