Parry, Thomas, Sir -1616)
Sir Thomas Parry, of Hampstead Marshall in Berkshire, was the eldest son of Sir Thomas Parry, Comptroller of the Household, and Anne, daughter of Sir William Reade of Boarstall in Buckinghamshire. His grandfather was Henry Vaughan of Tretower in Breconshire (Parry = Ap Harry). He succeeded his father in 1560, and was Sheriff of Berkshire in 1576 and 1588, Deputy Lieutenant 1596, Member of Parliament for Berkshire 10 October 1586, Ambassador to France 1601 1605, a Privy Councillor and Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster 30 December 1607, Member of Parliament for St Albans in 1610, and in 1614 for Berkshire. He was knighted in 1601. He married Dorothy Brooke of Bristol, a Maid of Honour to Queen Elizabeth, but they had no issue.