JANE AUSTEN

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  • ID: I9641
  • Title: Sir 1 2
  • Name: John BENNET of Dawley and Harlington, Middlesex 1 2
  • Sex: M
  • Change Date: 04 FEB 2014
  • Birth: 1552/53
  • Note: Second son 2
  • Education: Bennet, (Sir) John, student CHRIST CHURCH 1573, B.A. 11 June, 1577, M.A. 15 June, 1580, proctor 1585, B. & D.C.L. 6 July 1589, of Dawley, Middlesex (2nd son of Richard, of Clapcot, Berks), vicar-general and chancellor to the archbishop of York, and judge of the prerogative court of Canterbury, 1620, knighted at Whitehall 23 July, 1603, M.P. Ripon 1597-8, York 1601, Ripon 1604-11, Oxford University 1614 and 1621, till expelled for 'divers and exorbitant extortions and bribery' 24 April, 1621, died 15 Feb. 1626-7, father of John 1605, of Thomas and William 1611, and of Matthew 1615. See Foster's Gray's Inn Admissions; Fasti, i.249; O.H.S., xii.67; D.N.B.; and Vivian's Visitations of Cornwall, p.27. 1573 3
  • Death: 15 FEB 1626/27 3



    Father: Richard BENNET b: BEF 1550
    Mother: Elizabeth TISDALE b: 1535

    Marriage 1 Anne WEEKS
    • Married: 29 MAY 1586 4 2
    Children
    1. Has Children John BENNET of Dawley, Middlesex b: ABT 1588
    2. Has Children Thomas BENNET LLD b: 05 DEC 1592 in York
    3. Has No Children William BENNET b: ABT 1593 in York
    4. Has No Children Matthew BENNET b: ABT 1598 in York

    Marriage 2 Elizabeth LOWE
    • Married: AFT 1602 2

    Marriage 3 Leonora VIERENDEELS
    • Married: AFT 1614
    • Note: 'She had been married twice previously, and was probably one of the Flemish community gathered around the church of the Austin friars, London. It was said that she was a large, over-dressed woman, who dominated her husband.' 2

    Sources:
    1. Title: The Complete Baronetage
      Abbrev: Complete Baronetage
      Author: Compiler: 'GEC', G E Cokayne
      Publication: William Pollard & Co Ltd, Exeter, 1904
      Page: Bennet, Vol.3 p.130 note b)
    2. Title: Dictionary of National Biography
      Abbrev: DNB
      Publication: Oxford University Press
      Page: Sir John Bennet article
    3. Title: Alumni Oxonienses: The Members of the University of Oxford1500-1714 and 1715-1886
      Abbrev: Oxford Alumni
      Author: Compiler: Joseph Foster
      Publication: Parker & Co, Oxford
    4. Title: Burke's
      Abbrev: Burke's
      Page: A General and Heraldic Dictionary of the Peerage and Baronetage of the British Empire
      Fourth Series, 1832
      Vol.2 p.526
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