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George Wyatt, Esq.

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Allington Castle, Kent, England
Death: Died in Ireland
Place of Burial: Boxley, Kent, England, United Kingdom
Immediate Family:

Son of Sir Thomas "The Younger" Wyatt, MP and Jane Wyatt
Husband of Lady Jane Finch
Father of Sir Francis Wyatt, first English Royal Governor of Virginia; Eleanor Finch; Anne Twisden; Rev. Hawte Wyatt; Margaret Wyatt and 7 others
Brother of Anne Twysden and Jane Scott, Lady

Occupation: Writer
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About Sir George Wyatt, of Boxley Abbey

George Wiatt of Allington Castle and Boxley Abbey, county Kent.

  • Birth: 1550 Kent, England
  • Death: Nov. 10, 1624, Ireland (debatable date):
  • Burial: Boxley Church Cemetery Boxley Kent, England
  • son of Sir Thomas Wyatt, the younger & Lady Jane Haute; born in Allington Castle
  • Spouse Jane Finch Wyatt (1555 - 1644)

Children include

  • Francis Wyatt (1588 - 1644)*
  • Haute Wyatt (1596 - 1638)

George Wyatt was born in Allington Castle, Kent circa 1550. He married Jane Finche ( -1644) 8 October 1582. George died 1624 in Ireland, at 74 years of age. His body was interred 1 September 1624 in Boxley Manor, Kent. He wrote a genealogy of the Wyatt family published as The Papers of George Wyatt, ed. Loades, D.M., Camden Society, 4th series, 5 [1968] Roy. Hist. Soc.

Sir George Wiatt was restored to his rights by Act of Parliament 1570 during reigh of Queen Elizabeth.

biography

From http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=monkeys&id=I66972

Sir George Wyatt was a student and wrote several books; among them was "The Life of Anne Boleyn" As his grandfather was a personal friend of Cardinal Woolsey and Cromwell, and a particular favorite of Henry VIII, I imagine it would be interesting reading. The estates that had been confiscated upon the execution of his father, Sir Thomas Wyatt the Conspirator were restored to Sir George, partly under Mary I, and the balance under Elizabeth I. Through his grandson, Edward Wyatt, the son of the Reverend Hawte Wyatt, this line of Wyatts was established in Virginia.

Sir George Wyatt, born 1550 was restored to his estate at Boxley by Queen Elizabeth in 1570 . He married Jane, daughter of Sir Thomas Finch of Eastwell, Kent, on Oct. 8, 1582. Between 1590 and his death he devoted most of his efforts to study and writing. His interests included theology, the Military Sciences and history, particularly the history ofthe English Reformation in which his father and grandfather played such important and hazardous parts. His main project appears to have been a eulogistic biography of Anne Boleyn. He died in Ireland and was buried at Boxley, Sept 1, 1624.

notes

http://www.geocities.com/capitolhill/embassy/1221/familyhistory/modg16.htm

  • Sources show several death dates in the latter part of 1624.
  • Died in Ireland and body was sent back to Boxley, Kent, England.
  • His body was interred 27. March 1644 in Boxley church, Kent, England.

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George WYATT (Sir)

  • Born: 1550 Died: 1625
  • Notes: In 1571 George and family restored in blood and arms after having been deprived of them in consequence of Bill of Attainment and execution of his father, Sir Thomas in 1554. Admitted to Grays’ Inn when 17. When age 18 married Jane Finch (24) daughter of Sir Thomas Finch, (deceased) an heiress, which restored family fortunes. He wrote the "Life of Anne Boleyn" which was published and a history of the Wyatt family which is in the British Museum in manuscript form. Saw active service as a soldier, lived to 73, wife outlived him by 20 years.
  • Father: Thomas "The Younger" WYATT (Sir)
  • Mother: Jane HAWTE
  • Married: Jane FINCH 8 Oct 1582, Caswell, Kent, England

Children:

  • 1. Francis WYATT (Sir)
  • 2. Henry WYATT
  • 3. Thomas WYATT
  • 4. George WYATT
  • 5. Eleanor WYATT

http://www.tudorplace.com.ar/WYATT.htm

George WYATT of Allington Castle and Boxley Abbey, Kent

George Wyatt[1]

1550 – 1624

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Sir George Wyatt, of Boxley Abbey's Timeline

1550
1550
Allington Castle, Kent, England
1582
October 8, 1582
Age 32
Caswell,,Kent,England
1588
1588
Age 38
Maidstone, Kent, England
1591
1591
Age 41
Boxley, Kent, England
1592
1592
Age 42
Allington Castle, Kent, England, United Kingdom
1594
June 4, 1594
Age 44
Maidstone, Kent , England
1596
November 1596
Age 46
Allington Castle, Kent, England, United Kingdom
1596
Age 46
Allington Castle, Kent, England
1600
1600
Age 50
Kent, England, United Kingdom
1601
December 27, 1601
Age 51
Allington Castle, Kent, England, United Kingdom