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Bridgman, Orlando.
Matric. pens. from MAGDALENE, Easter,
1619. 1st s. of John, Bishop of Chester (1593). B.A. 1622-3;
M.A. 1624 ( fil. nob. ). Fellow, 1624. Adm. at the Inner
Temple, 1624. Barrister, 1632. University Counsel, 1642.
Bencher, 1660. Chief Justice of Chester, 1638. Solicitor-general
to Prince of Wales, 1640. M.P. for Wigan in the
Long Parliament. Knighted, 1643. Chief Baron of the
Exchequer, 1660. Lord Chief Justice of the Common Pleas,
1660-8. Created Baronet, 1660. Lord Keeper of the Great
Seal, 1667-72. Died June 25, 1674. Buried at Teddington.
Father of Francis (1669) and the next, brother of Dove (1625)
and James (1631). ( Vis. of Warws., 1682; D.N.B.; G.E.C.;
Mag. Coll. Hist.
, 91.)
Approx. lifespan: 1601–1674
Matric. pens. from Magdalene College 1619:04ET:
1st s. of John BRIDGMAN Bishop of Chester, [Cheshire], (1593)
B.A. 1622/3
M.A. 1624 ( fil. nob. )
Fellow 1624
Adm. at the Inner Temple 1624
Barrister 1632
University Counsel 1642
Bencher 1660
Chief Justice of Chester, [Cheshire], 1638
Solicitor-general to Prince of Wales 1640
M.P. for Wigan, [Lancashire], in the Long Parliament.
Knighted 1643
Chief Baron of the Exchequer 1660
Lord Chief Justice of the Common Pleas 1660-68
Created Baronet 1660
Lord Keeper of the Great Seal 1667-72
Died 1674:06:25
buried at Teddington, [Middlesex],
father of Francis BRIDGMAN (1669)
father of Orlando BRIDGEMAN (1664)
brother of Dove BRIDGMAN (1625)
brother of James BRIDGMAN (1631)
( Vis. of Warwickshire , 1682 ; D.N.B.; G.E.C.; Mag. Coll. Hist. 91)