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- 'Waldegrave, Edward (DNB00)
- 'Dictionary of National Biography, 1885-1900, Volume 59
- Waldegrave, Edward
- by Edward Irving Carlyle
- 'WALDEGRAVE, Sir EDWARD (1517?–1561), politician, born in 1516 or 1517, was the second son of John Waldegrave (d.1543) of Borley in Essex, by his wife, Lora, daughter of Sir John Rochester of Essex, and sister of Sir Robert Rochester [q. v.] He was a descendant of Sir Richard Waldegrave [q. v.], speaker of the House of Commons. On the death of his father, on 6 Oct. 1543, Edward entered into possession of his estates at Borley. In 1 Edward VI (1547–8) he received a grant of the manor and rectory of West Haddon in Northamptonshire. He was attached to the Princess Mary's household, and on 29 Aug. 1551 was committed to the Fleet, with his uncle Sir Robert Rochester and Sir Francis Englefield [q. v.], for refusing to enforce the order of the privy council by preventing the celebration of mass at Mary's residence at Copt Hall, near Epping. Two days later they were removed to the Tower, where Waldegrave fell sick, and received permission on 27 Sept. to be attended by his wife. On 24 Oct. he was permitted to leave the Tower, though still a prisoner, and to reside ‘in some honest house where he might be better tended.’ On 18 March 1551–2 he received permission to go to his own house, and on 24 April he was set at liberty and had license to repair to Mary at her request.
- 'On the death of Edward VI Waldegrave, whom Mary much esteemed for his sufferings on her behalf, was sworn of the privy council, constituted master of the great wardrobe, and presented with the manors of Navestock in Essex, and of Chewton in Somerset. He was returned for Wiltshire in the parliament of October 1553, and for Somerset in that of April 1554. In the parliament of January 1557–8 he represented Essex. On 2 Oct. 1553 he was knighted, on 4 Nov. was appointed joint receiver-general of the duchy of Cornwall (Cal. State Papers, Dom. 1547–80, p. 55), and on 17 April 1554 he was appointed one of the commissioners at the trial of Sir Nicholas Throckmorton [q. v.] Waldegrave was a strenuous opponent of the queen's marriage with Philip of Spain, and, with Lord Derby and Sir Edward Hastings, threatened to leave her service if she persisted. A pension of five hundred crowns bestowed on him by Charles V early in 1554 quieted his opposition, and he undertook the office of commissioner for inquiry into heresies. In 1557 he obtained a grant of the manor of Hever Cobham in Kent, and of the office of lieutenant of Waltham or Epping Forest. On the death of his uncle, Sir Robert Rochester, on 28 Nov. 1557, he succeeded him as chancellor of the duchy of Lancaster. In the following year he formed one of the commission appointed to dispose of the church lands vested in the crown. On the death of Mary he was deprived of his employments, and soon after was sent to the Tower with his wife, the priest, and the congregation, for permitting mass to be said in his house (ib. pp. 173, 176, 179, Addenda, 1547–65, pp. 509, 510). He died in the Tower on 1 Sept. 1561, and was buried in the Tower chapel. A monument was erected to his memory and that of his wife at Borley. He married Frances (d. 1599), daughter of Sir Edward Neville (d. 1538) [q. v.] By her he had two sons: Charles, who succeeded him in his Norfolk and Somerset estates, and was ancestor of the Earls Waldegrave; and Nicholas, ancestor to the Waldegraves of Borley in Essex. They had also three daughters: Mary, married to John Petre, first baron Petre [see under Petre, Sir William]; Magdalen, married to Sir John Southcote of Witham in Essex; and Catharine, married to Thomas Gawen of Wiltshire.
- [Collins's Peerage, 1779, iv. 421–5; Strype's Ecclesiastical Memorials, 1822, II. i. 388, 454–459, III. i. 549; Strype's Annals of the Reformation, I. i. 400, 404; Foxe's Actes and Monuments, 1846, vi. 22; Hasted's History of Kent, i. 396; Morant's Hist. of Essex, 1768, i. 182; Acts of the Privy Council, ed. Dasent; Machyn's Diary (Camden Soc.); Ducatus Lancastriæ, Record ed.; Metcalfe's Book of Knights, p. 107; Froude's Hist. of England, 1870, v. 358, vi. 116, 138, 193, 443, 513, vii. 338–9; Gent. Mag. 1823, ii. 17; Notes and Queries, II. vii. 166; Miss Strickland's Queens of England, 1851, iii. 410–14, 454.]
- ((1)) John Waldegrave of Boreley (d 06.10.1514) m. Lora or Isabel Rochester (dau of Sir John Rochester)
- '((A)) Sir Edward Walegrave of Boreley and West Haddon (d 01.09.1561) - continued below m. Frances Nevil (dau of Sir Edward Nevil)
- 'Sir Edward Waldegrave of Boreley and West Haddon (d 01.09.1561) - continued above m. Frances Nevil (dau of Sir Edward Nevil)
- 1. Charles or Christopher Waldegrave of Staininghall or Stanninghall and Chewton (dvp 25.01.1550) m. Jeronyma Jerningham (dau of Sir Henry Jerningham of Cossey Hall)
- 2. Nicholas Walgrave or Waldegrave of Boreley or Borley m. Katherine Browne (dau of Weston Browne of Abbots Roadinge or Wealdhall)
- 3. Mary Walgrave (d 11.08.1604) m. (17.04.1570) Sir John Petre, Sheriff of Essex, 1st Lord of Writtle (b 20.12.1549, d 11.10.1613)
- 4. Katharen Walgrave m. __ Gawen of Devonshire
- 5. Mawdeley Walgrave m. Thomas (sb John) Southcotte of Essex ("sonne to he Judge")
- Main sources: BP 1934 (Waldegrave, Visitation (Essex, 1558+1612+1634, Waldegrave or Walgrave, with input from BP1934 (Rastock), TCP (Waldegrave)
- 'Sir Edward Waldegrave
- M, b. circa 1517, d. 1 September 1561
- Father John Waldegrave b. c 1491, d. 6 Oct 1543
- Mother Lora Rochester b. c 1493, d. a 1522
- 'Sir Edward Waldegrave was born circa 1517 at of Borley, Essex, England. He married Frances Neville, daughter of Sir Edward Neville, Constable of Leeds Castle and Eleanor Windsor, circa 1548 at of Aldington Park, Kent, England. Sir Edward Waldegrave died on 1 September 1561 at Tower of London, London, Middlesex, England.
- Family Frances Neville b. c 1519, d. 18 Oct 1599
- ?Sir Nicholas Waldegrave+ b. c 1557, d. 19 Jun 1621
BY OTHER SOURCES THIS PARENTAGE FOR EDWARD IS NOT CORRECT
- 'Sir Edward Waldegrave1
- M, #1130, b. 1517, d. 1 September 1561
- Last Edited=22 Oct 2006
- 'Sir Edward Waldegrave was born in 1517.2 He was the son of Edward Waldegrave and Elizabeth Cheney.2 He married Frances Neville, daughter of Sir Edward Neville and Eleanor Windsor.1 He died on 1 September 1561 at Tower of London, The City, London, England.2
- 'Sir Edward Waldegrave lived at Borley, Essex, England.1
- Child of Sir Edward Waldegrave and Frances Neville
- 1.Mary Waldegrave+2 b. 1549, d. 29 Aug 1604
- 1.[S8] Charles Mosley, editor, Burke's Peerage and Baronetage, 106th edition, 2 volumes (Crans, Switzerland: Burke's Peerage (Genealogical Books) Ltd, 1999), volume 1, page 18. Hereinafter cited as Burke's Peerage and Baronetage, 106th edition.
- 2.[S1916] Tim Boyle, "re: Boyle Family," e-mail message to Darryl Roger Lundy, 16 September 2006. Hereinafter cited as "re: Boyle Family."
- http://www.tudorplace.com.ar/NEVILLE4.htm#Frances NEVILLE1
- 'Frances NEVILLE
- Born: ABT 1519, Addington Park, Kent, England
- Died: 18 Oct 1599, Borley, Essex, England
- 'Notes: in Sep 1551, Sir Edward Waldegrave was in the Tower of London. Frances was permitted to go there to nurse him. He was released on 24 Oct and allowed to return to his own house on the following 18 Mar. On 24 Apr, he was set at liberty. Frances was one of Queen Mary’s ladies in 1556. In 1561, both she and her husband were in the Tower for hearing mass. Sir Edward died there. During their imprisonment, Queen Elizabeth made use of their house at Smallbridge, Suffolk, on her annual progress. Frances’s second husband, married c.1562, was Chidiock Paulet, by whom she had one son, Thomas.
- Father: Edward NEVILLE (Sir Knight)
- Mother: Eleanor WINDSOR
- 'Married: Edward WALDEGRAVE (Sir) 1548, Addington Park, Kent, England
- 1. Nicholas WALDEGRAVE (Sir)
- 2. Charles WALDEGRAVE of Staininghall (Sir)
- 3. Frances WALDEGRAVE
- 4. Magdalen WALDEGRAVE (b. ABT 1545 - d. 8 Sep 1598)
- 5. Catherine WALDEGRAVE
- 6. Mary WALDEGRAVE
- 7. Magdalen WALDEGRAVE
- 8. Catherine WALDEGRAVE
- 9. Dau. WALDEGRAVE
- 10. Dau. WALDEGRAVE
- 11. Christopher WALDEGRAVE
- 12. Francis WALDEGRAVE
- 'Married 2: Chidiock PAULET AFT 1561, Borley, Essex, England / BEF 1562
- 13. Thomas PAULET
- 'Edward Waldegrave
- 'Sir Edward Waldegrave (c. 1516 – 1 September 1561) was an English courtier and recusant.
- 'Waldegrave was the son of John Waldegrave and a maternal nephew of Robert Rochester. In 1547, he joined Princess Mary's household and was granted the manor and rectory of West Haddon, Northamptonshire.
- 'In 1551, he was imprisoned in the Tower of London by King Edward VI (with Rochester and Francis Englefield), for refusing to carry out the Privy Council's ban on Mary having mass said in her house of Copt Hall, near Epping, Essex. He was released a year later and on Mary's accession in 1553, he was knighted, admitted to the Privy Council, granted the manors of Navestock, Essex and Chewton, Somerset, and became Master of the Great Wardrobe.
- 'Waldegrave then served in the Parliament of England from 1553 until 1557, when he succeeded Rochester as Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster and was granted the manor of Cobham, Kent. However, after Mary's death a year later, he was dismissed from all his posts and committed to the Tower again, by Queen Elizabeth, for allowing mass to be celebrated in his house. Waldegrave had earlier married Frances Nevill, a daughter of the executed Sir Edward Nevill, and they had five children. Waldegrave died in the Tower in 1561; his grandson was Sir Edward Waldegrave, 1st Baronet.
- Burke's Peerage & Gentry
- External links
- "Waldegrave, Edward". Dictionary of National Biography, 1885–1900?. London: Smith, Elder & Co.
- 'Extracted from; Women of History
- 'Waldegrave, Frances Neville, Lady – (1520 – 1599)
- 'English Catholic courtier
- 'Frances Neville was the eldest daughter of Sir Edward Neville and his wife Eleanor Windsor, the widow of Ralph, Lord Scrope of Masham. Her father was executed by order of Henry VIII (1538). Frances became the wife of Sir Edward Waldegrave (c1517 – 1561) of Borley, Essex. Both she and her husband were devoted supporters of the princess Mary, and Lady Waldegrave served in her household as lady-in-waiting. When Mary Tudor came to the throne (1553 – 1558) the couple were received at court with high favour, receiving several grants of estates. Lady Waldegrave attended the queen at her coronation in Westminster Abbey (Sept 30, 1553). As prominent Catholics however, they remained under suspicion during the reign of Elizabeth, as they both refused to accept the new queen’s religious policy, and Sir Edward was deprived of his offices. Lady Waldegrave shared her husband’s imprisonment in the Tower of London (1558 – 1561) after he was imprisoned for permitting the celebration of mass in their house. Sir Edward died in the Tower (Sept 1, 1561) and Lady Frances was released. She was later interrogated by royal officials when two of her daughters attempted to travel to Europe to receive a Catholic education (1565). Lady Frances survived her husband for almost four decades. Lady Waldegrave died at Borley, Essex, where a monument was erected to her memory and that of her husband who had been interred within the Tower Chapel. Her children were,
- * Charles Waldegrave (c1539 – 1580) of Staining Hall, Norfolk, and of Chewton, Somerset. He was married and left issue.
- * Nicholas Waldegrave. He was ancestor of the Waldegraves of Borley, Essex.
- * Mary Waldegrave. She became the wife of Sir John, first Baron Petre (died 1613) and left issue.
- * Magdalen Waldegrave. She became the wife of Sir John Southcote of Withyam, Essex.
- * Catherine Waldegrave. She became the wife of Thomas Gawen of Wiltshire.
-------------------- Frances NEVILLE
Born: ABT 1519, Addington Park, Kent, England
Died: 18 Oct 1599, Borley, Essex, England
Father: Edward NEVILLE (Sir Knight)
Mother: Eleanor WINDSOR
Married: Edward WALDEGRAVE (Sir) 1548, Addington Park, Kent, England
1. Nicholas WALDEGRAVE (Sir)
2. Charles WALDEGRAVE of Staininghall (Sir)
3. Frances WALDEGRAVE
4. Magdalen WALDEGRAVE
5. Catherine WALDEGRAVE
6. Mary WALDEGRAVE
7. Magdalen WALDEGRAVE
8. Catherine WALDEGRAVE
9. Dau. WALDEGRAVE
10. Dau. WALDEGRAVE
11. Christopher WALGRAVE
12. Francis WALDEGRAVE
Married 2: Chidiock PAULET AFT 1561, Borley, Essex, England / BEF 1562
13. Thomas PAULET
F, #1129, b. 1519, d. 18 October 1599
Last Edited=22 Oct 2006
Frances Neville was born in 1519.1,2 She was the daughter of Sir Edward Neville and Eleanor Windsor.1 She married, firstly, Sir Edward Waldegrave, son of Edward Waldegrave and Elizabeth Cheney.1 She married, secondly, Lord Chidiock Paulet, son of William Paulet, 1st Marquess of Winchester and Elizabeth Capell.1 She died on 18 October 1599 at Borley, Essex, England.2
Her married name became Paulet.1 Her married name became Waldegrave.1
Child of Frances Neville and Sir Edward Waldegrave
1.Mary Waldegrave+2 b
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Borley, Essex, England