Thomas Chafe (c 1611 - 1662) was a lawyer and politician who sat in the House of Commons in 1660. He was the son of John Chafe, a merchant of Exeter and his wife Anne May, daughter of William May of North Molton. He was a student of Middle Temple in 1631 and was called to the bar in 1638. In 1660, he was elected Member of Parliament for Totnes. He was a J.P. for Dorset from July 1660 and a commissioner for assessment from August 1660. Google with the Archive Organization has sponsored the digitisation of books from several libraries. The Internet Archive makes available, in its Community Texts Collection (originally known as Open Source Books), books that have been digitised by Google from a number of libraries. These are books on which copyright has expired, and are available free for educational and research use. This rare book was produced from a copy held by the Princeton University Library, and is available from the Internet Archive.