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Nicholas Kendall (c. 1577–1643) was an English politician who sat in the House of Commons in 1625 and 1640. He was killed in action fighting on the Royalist side in the English Civil War.

Coat of Arms of the Kendall family of Pelyn in Cornwall.

Kendall was the son of Walter Kendall of Pelyn, Cornwall. He matriculated at Exeter College, Oxford in October 1594 aged 17. He became recorder of Lostwithiel.[1] In 1625, Kendall was elected Member of Parliament for Lostwithiel in a double return. He was elected again as MP for Lostwithiel in April 1640 for the Short Parliament.[2]

Kendall became a colonel in the King's army. He led a troop of Royalist soldiers into Bodmin, where they routed the Parliamentarian troopers who were raiding the town. He was killed at the siege of Bristol in 1643. He was buried in Lanlivery Church.[3]

Kendall married by Emlyn Treffrey, daughter of Thomas Treffrey of Lostwithiel. Their son Walter was also MP for Lostwithiel.[3]

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  1. Alumni Oxonienses, 1500-1714: Kandruth-Kyte, Alumni Oxonienses 1500-1714: Abannan-Kyte (1891), pp. 837-867. Date accessed: 24 February 2011
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  3. 3.0 3.1 Cornwall Online Parish Clerks The Kendall Family
Parliament of England
Preceded by
Sir John Hobart, 2nd Baronet
Sir John Chichester
Member of Parliament for Lostwithiel
1625
With: Sir Henry Fane
Sir George Chudleigh, 1st Baronet
Reginald Mohun
Succeeded by
Sir Edward Mansell
Reginald Mohun
Preceded by
Parliament suspended since 1629
Member of Parliament for Lostwithiel
1640
With: Richard Arundell
Succeeded by
John Trevanion
Richard Arundell

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