Sir Francis Willoughby 1st Bt of Wollaton

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Sir Francis Willoughby 1st Bt of Wollaton

Death: Died
Immediate Family:

Son of Francis Willoughby, FRS and Emma Child
Brother of Cassandra Brydges, Duchess of Chandos and Thomas Willoughby, 1st Baron Middleton
Half brother of Barnard Child and Richard Child, later Tylney, 1st Earl Tylney

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About Sir Francis Willoughby 1st Bt of Wollaton

Biographical Summary

Francis Willoughby, of Wollaton, co. Nottingham, Esq., 1st s. and h. of Francis Willoughby, of Middleton, co. Warwick, F.R.S., the celebrated Naturalist (author of a book on Ornithology), by Emma (marr. lie. Vic. Gen., 19 Dec. 1667), 2d da. and coheir of Sir Henry Barnard, or Bernard, of Stoke and Bridgenorth, Salop, and Aconbury, co. Hereford, Turkey-Merchant, of London, was b. in 1668; suc. his father (who d. at the age of 37), 3 July 1672, and, in consequence, presumably, of his said father's literary attainments, was (when under nine years of age), cr. a Baronet, as above, 7 April 1677, "with [a special] remainder for lack of issue male to Thomas [Willoughby], his brother, and to the heirs male of his body." He d. unm. Sep. 1688, in his 20th year. Will pr. Dec. 1688.

SOURCE: Complete baronetage; Cokayne, George E. (George Edward); 1904; Vol. IV; page 85

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September 1688
Age 20