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Edward Wingate (c. 1606 – August 1685) was an English politician who sat in the House of Commons from 1640 to 1648. He supported the Parliamentary cause in the English Civil War.

Wingate was the son of Edward Wingate, of Harlington, Bedfordshire, and of Lockley, Hertfordshire. He matriculated at Trinity College, Cambridge at Easter 1623 and was admitted at Gray's Inn on 17 November 1626.[1]

In November 1640, Wingate was elected Member of Parliament for St Albans in the Long Parliament.[2] He sat until 1648 when he was excluded under Pride's Purge.

Wingate was of Lockley, Hertfordshire. He died at the age of 79 and was buried at Welwyn, Hertfordshire on 10 August 1685.[1]

Wingate married Mary Allway, daughter of Ralph Allway, of Canons-in-Shenley, Hertfordshire.[1]


Parliament of England
Preceded by
John Jennings
Richard Coningsby
Member of Parliament for St Albans
With: John Jennings 1640-1642
Richard Jennings 1645-1648
Succeeded by
Not represented in Rump Parliament

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