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  • ID: I62873
  • _UID: 15A045CD9FB34CF19CB44501FA035B72B6FD
  • Name: Henry WRIOTHESLEY
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: BEF 24 APR 1545
  • Death: 4 OCT 1581 in Itchel, Hampshire, England
  • Burial: 30 NOV 1581 Titchfield, Hampshire, England
  • Will: 29 JUN 1581
  • Baptism: 24 APR 1545 St. Andrew, Holborn, London, Middlesex, England
  • Note:

    2nd Earl of Southampton. He was the third but only surviving son. His baptismal sponsors were Henry VIII, the Princess Mary, and the duke of Suffolk. He was admitted to Lincoln's Inn on March 19, 1565/66. A zealous Papist, he was arrested on June 18, 1570, for suspected complicity in the contemplated marriage of the duke of Norfolk to Mary Queen of Scots. He was known to have met the bishop of Ross secretly in Lambeth Marsh a few days earlier. On December 1, 1569, the Spanish ambassador, Guerau de Sspes, wrote to Alba that "Lord Montague and the earl of Southampton have sent to ask me for advice as to whether they should take up arms or go over to your Excellency." He was imprisoned at Loseley, near Guildford, from July to November, 1570, and in the Tower from October, 1571, to May, 1573. He was again confined at Loseley until July 14, 1573. On July 12, 1574, he was appointed commissioner of the peace for Southamptonshire.
  • Change Date: 25 OCT 2011

    Father: Thomas WRIOTHESLEY b: 21 DEC 1505
    Mother: Jane CHENEY b: ABT 1510

    Marriage 1 Mary BROWNE b: ABT 1545 in of Cowdray Park, Sussex, England
    • Married: 19 Feb 1565/66 in at her father's house, London, Middlesex, England
    1. Has Children Mary WRIOTHESLEY b: ABT 1567
    2. Has Children Henry WRIOTHESLEY b: 6 OCT 1573 in Cowdray, Somerset, England
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