Thomas Foote, MP, 1st Baronet, Lord Mayor of London (1592 - 1687)

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Birthplace: West Clandon, Surrey, , England
Death: Died in Buried parish church of All Saints of West Ham
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About Thomas Foote, MP, 1st Baronet, Lord Mayor of London

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Sir Thomas Foote, Knt, Citizen of London, s. of John Foote, of Royston, co. Cambridge, by Margaret, da. of ( — ) Brooke, of London, was b. about 1572; Free of the Company of Grocers, London ; Sheriff of London, 1645-46 ; Alderman of Broad street, 16 May 1643, and of Coleman street, 1648 till displaced, 2 Aug. 1660 ; Lord Mayor, 1649-50; M.P. for London, 1654-55, and 1656-58; was Knighted, by the Protector Cromwell, 5 Dec. 1657 ; Member of the Council of State, 1 Jan. to 1 April 1660, and having, presumably, been again Knighted by the King, was cr. a Baronet, as above, 21 Nov. 1660. On 8 May 1674, his son-in-law, Arthur Onslow, then "of West Clandon, co. Surrey, Esq.," obtained the reversion of a Baronetcy on his death, with a clause granting the precedency of this creation. He m. 20 Dec. 1625, at St. Benet's, Gracechurch, Elizabeth Boddicott, of Stepney, widow, da. of William Mott, of London, and of Plaistow, co. Essex. She d. 10 and was bur. 31 Oct. 1666, at West Ham, co. Essex. M.I. He d. s.p.m., 12 Oct. 1688, aged 96, and was bur. there, when the Baronetcy of 1660 became extinct, but the one conferred in 1674 on Arthur Onslow took effect. M.I. Will dat. 26 Oct. 1680, pr. 17 Nov. 1688.

SOURCE: Complete baronetage; Cokayne, George E. (George Edward); 1903; Vol. III; page 129

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Sir Thomas Foote, MP, 1st Baronet, Lord Mayor of London's Timeline

1592
1592
West Clandon, Surrey, , England
1625
1625
Age 33
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1649
1649
Age 57
Sheriff of London
1650
1650
Age 58
Lord Mayor of London
1687
October 12, 1687
Age 95
Buried parish church of All Saints of West Ham
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