- Ivan Roots
Burton, Thomas (fl. 1656–1661), diarist, of Brampton Hall, Westmorland, was the 'heir at law' of Richard Burton, his grandfather. On 20 August 1656 Thomas Burton was returned as MP for Westmorland, in the second protectorate parliament (1656–8). On 16 October he successfully rebutted a charge of disaffection to the then government. He was, indeed, among the ...