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For the Church of England Clergyman and writer, see John Duncombe (1729–1786)

Sir John Duncombe (1622, Battlesden - 1687, Battlesden) was an English politician.

John Duncombe was the son of William Duncombe. He was educated at Eton College and St John's College, Cambridge.[1] He was knighted in 1646. Duncombe was Member of Parliament for Bury St Edmunds from 1660 to 1678,[2] and Chancellor of the Exchequer from 22 November 1672 - 2 May 1676.


  1. ^ John Duncombe in Venn, J. & J. A., Alumni Cantabrigienses, Cambridge University Press, 10 vols, 1922–1958.
  2. ^ H. G. Roseveare, ‘Duncombe, Sir John (bap. 1622, d. 1687)’, rev., Oxford Dictionary of National Biography, Oxford University Press, 2004, accessed 17 Jan 2009
Political offices
Preceded by
Anthony Ashley-Cooper, 1st Earl of Shaftesbury
Chancellor of the Exchequer of England
22 November 1672–2 May 1676
Succeeded by
Sir John Ernle


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