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George Petre

Birthplace: Brentwood, UK
Death: Died
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Son of William Edmondstone Petre, 2nd Baron Petre and Catherine Somerset
Husband of Anne Fox
Father of Alexander Petre and Jakob Petre
Brother of Elizabeth Sheldon; Robert Petre, 3rd Baron Petre; Marie (Mary) Petre; William Petre; Thomas Petre and 5 others

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About George Petre

De genealogiska uppteckningar, som äro bevarade om den engelska släkten Petre lämna emellertid inte något stöd åt den svenska släkttraditionen. Enligt dessa hade William Petre, andre lord Petre of Writtle (1575-1637), i sitt gifte med Edward Somersets andra dotter Katherine, (jfr ÖRNBERG) åtta söner. Bland dem märktes Robert, senare tredjelord Petre, och George, den yngst av sönerna. Denne George var född i West Horndon den 15 augusti 1613 och gifte sig med Anne, dotter till Henry Fox of Lehurse. Även om man för- kastar åldersuppgiften på Arboga-epitafiet, är det inte möjligt att -- som man sökt göra -- påvisa någon närmare släktskap mellan George Petre och den svenska Petresläktens stamfader. George Petre dog nämligen på godset Wexford i England den 26 september 1647.

In 1640, Anne Fox Mostyn Petre and her husband, George Petre, knight, began to build an inn in Holywell about sixteen yards from St. Winifred’s Well. Like his wife, who had been involved in the schoolkeeping controversy of the 1620s, George Petre was a well known recusant and a supporter of the Jesuits.68 Sir Francis Windebank, Secretary of State, promptly sent orders to the Sheriff of Flintshire “for reasons of State, best known to His Majesty [Charles I]” to “command that the building do immediately cease.”69 The Petres’ structure had become controversial because of suspicions that Catholics intended to use it as a chapel and retreat center for pilgrims making illegal resort to the well. An anonymous pro-Jesuit commentator on the case claimed that when the sheriff told George Petre that he was to cease building he revealed that it was “persons of Mr. Petre’s own religion” that had wrecked the construction plans.70 -------------------- Hittade moster Lallas forskning "Om karolinen Robert Petre". Skall försöka fördela släktinformationen på respektive plats.

George Petrie (försvenskat) Georg Petre. Blev 1635 borgare i Stockholm och berättas ha återvänt till Skottland efter en 25 års vistelse i den svenska huvudstaden. Georgs två söner Jacob, d 1698 och Robert Petre jr, d 1693 var brorsöner till Robert Petre senior, köpman i Arboga sedan 1640 talet med starkt intresse för gruvbrytning, med tiden mest känd som "Hoforsgrundaren". -------------------- George Petrie was the son of the provost of Montrose of the same name. He moved to Sweden with his brother Robert [SSNE 6787] in order to live with their older brother William [SSNE 6708] after their father's death in 1628. The family were involved in the iron and steel industry and in 1635, George became a burgess of Stockholm . ....................................................................... Stockholm Stadsarkiv: Borgare i Stockholm, Register 1601-1650, p.64; Steve Murdoch, Network North: Scottish Kin, Commercial and Covert Associations in Northern Europe, 1603-1746 (Brill, Leiden, 2006), p.187. This information, drawn from a variety of sources, and was largely provided by Knut Fasting. -------------------- Sixth son of William, second Baron Petre of Writtle. Ancestors of the Petres of Bellhouse. Source: Burke, Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Commoners of Great Britain, vol. 3, p. 264.

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George Petre's Timeline

Brentwood, UK
Age 17
September 26, 1649
Age 36