Bridport was represented in parliament by two members from 1395 to 1867.
The first existing grant of a market and fairs to Bridport is dated 1593, but it appears from the Quo Warranto Rolls that Edward I.
BRIDPORT, a market town and municipal borough in the Western parliamentary division of Dorsetshire, England, 18 m.
Alexander Hood, Viscount Bridport >>
for the ancient farm of Bridport, and that the men of the town owed tallage to the amount of 53s.