Henry Wriothesley (c.1546 - c.1581) MP

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Birthplace: Of, Wriothesley, Staffordshire, England
Death: Died in Itchel, , Haunts., Eng
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About Henry Wriothesley

Henry Wriothesley, 2nd Earl of Southampton (24 April 1545 – 4 October 1581) was an English noble.


Henry was the only surviving son of the 1st Earl and his wife Jane Cheney. His godparents were Henry VIII, Princess Mary, Charles Brandon, and Henry FitzAlan.


After his father's death, he lived with his mother, Jane. He married Mary Browne, the daughter of Anthony Browne, 1st Viscount Montagu. They had two sons and a daughter.


He was succeeded by his second son, another Henry, who became the third Earl.

References

  • 1.^ Wells, J. C. Longman Pronunciation Dictionary. 3rd edition. Harlow: Pearson Education Limited, 2008.

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Sir Henry Wriothesley, 2nd Earl of Southampton's Timeline

1546
1546
Of, Wriothesley, Staffordshire, England
1563
1563
Age 17
Wriothesley, Staffordshire, England, (Present UK)
1565
February 19, 1565
Age 19
London, England
1573
October 6, 1573
Age 27
Cowdry,,Sussex,England
1581
1581
Age 35
Itchel, , Haunts., Eng