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Philip Sidney

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Birthplace: Baynard's Castle, London, Middlesex, England
Death: Died in Leicester House, St. Martin-In-The-Fields, London
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Son of Robert Sidney, 2nd Earl of Leicester and Dorothy Sidney, Countess of Leicester
Husband of Catherine Cecil
Father of Robert Sidney, 4th Earl of Leicester
Brother of Lady Dorothy Spencer; Algernon Sidney; Lucy Sydney; Henry Sidney, 1st Earl of Romney and Robert Sidney

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About Philip Sidney, 3rd Earl of Leicester

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Philip Sidney, 3rd Earl of Leicester (10 January 1619 – 6 March 1698) was the son of Robert Sidney, 2nd Earl of Leicester, whose title he inherited in 1677. During the Wars of the Three Kingdoms, he was known as viscount Lisle (lord Lisle) a subsidiary title of the earls of Leicester.

Philip Sidney's mother was Dorothy Percy, daughter of Henry Percy, 9th Earl of Northumberland, and two of his brothers were notable: Algernon Sydney, a Parliamentarian "martyr", and Henry Sydney, 1st Earl of Romney. Like Algernon, Philip, was a supporter of Parliament in the English Civil War, but did not follow the cause to the same treasonous extremes. In 1645, he married Lady Catherine Cecil, daughter of William Cecil, 2nd Earl of Salisbury. Their children were Dorothy and Robert; the latter succeeded to his father's earldom.

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Philip Sidney, 3rd Earl of Leicester's Timeline

1619
January 10, 1619
Baynard's Castle, London, Middlesex, England
1649
1649
Age 29
1698
March 6, 1698
Age 79
Leicester House, St. Martin-In-The-Fields, London
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