Sir Edward Phelips (ca. 1555/1560 – 1614) was an English lawyer and politician, the Speaker of the English House of Commons from 1604 until 1611, and subsequently Master of the Rolls from 1611 until his death in 1614. He was an elected MP from 1584, and in 1588, following a successful career as a lawyer, he commissioned Montacute House to be built as a home for himself and his family. He was knighted in 1603 and one of his major roles was as the opening prosecutor during the trial of the Gunpowder Plotters.

Property Value
dbo:abstract
  • Sir Edward Phelips (ca. 1555/1560 – 1614) was an English lawyer and politician, the Speaker of the English House of Commons from 1604 until 1611, and subsequently Master of the Rolls from 1611 until his death in 1614. He was an elected MP from 1584, and in 1588, following a successful career as a lawyer, he commissioned Montacute House to be built as a home for himself and his family. He was knighted in 1603 and one of his major roles was as the opening prosecutor during the trial of the Gunpowder Plotters. He married Elizabeth Newdigate, and his son, Sir Robert Phelips, inherited his land and property. (en)
dbo:birthDate
  • 1550-1-1
dbo:deathDate
  • 1614-9-11
dbo:thumbnail
dbo:wikiPageID
  • 18232642 (xsd:integer)
dbo:wikiPageRevisionID
  • 743871919 (xsd:integer)
dbp:after
dbp:before
dbp:title
dbp:years
  • 1603 (xsd:integer)
  • 1611 (xsd:integer)
dct:description
  • English lawyer and politician (1550s–1614) (en)
dct:subject
http://purl.org/linguistics/gold/hypernym
rdf:type
rdfs:comment
  • Sir Edward Phelips (ca. 1555/1560 – 1614) was an English lawyer and politician, the Speaker of the English House of Commons from 1604 until 1611, and subsequently Master of the Rolls from 1611 until his death in 1614. He was an elected MP from 1584, and in 1588, following a successful career as a lawyer, he commissioned Montacute House to be built as a home for himself and his family. He was knighted in 1603 and one of his major roles was as the opening prosecutor during the trial of the Gunpowder Plotters. (en)
rdfs:label
  • Edward Phelips (speaker) (en)
owl:sameAs
prov:wasDerivedFrom
foaf:depiction
foaf:gender
  • male (en)
foaf:givenName
  • Edward (en)
foaf:isPrimaryTopicOf
foaf:name
  • Edward Phelips (en)
foaf:surname
  • Phelips (en)
is dbo:predecessor of
is dbo:wikiPageDisambiguates of
is dbp:after of
is dbp:before of
is dbp:builtFor of
is dbp:with of
is foaf:primaryTopic of