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Thomas Windebank (Windebanke), Kt.

Nicknames: "Thomas Windebanke", "Thomas Windibank"
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Birthplace: Hurst, Berkshire, , England
Death: Died in London, Middlesex, England, UK
Place of Burial: Haynes Hill, Berkshire, UK
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Son of Sir Richard Windebank and Margaret verch Griffith
Husband of Frances Windebank
Father of Thomas Windebank; Francis Windebank; Mildred Reade; Helen Windebank; Anne Windebank and 1 other

Occupation: Clerk of the Signet to Queen Elizabeth I and King James I, Knighted by James I at Whitehall
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About Sir Thomas Windebank of Hougham

Birth: 1549 Berkshire, England Death: Oct. 24, 1607 Scrivelsby Lincolnshire, England

Son of Sir Richard Windebank & his wife Margaret Verch Griffith. Married Frances Dymoke Aug. 26, 1566 at Scrivelsby, (dau. of Sir Edward Dymoke and Anne Tailboys Dymoke), the month before her father died.) Father of Anne Windebank (Reade) wife of Henry, Francis (Secretary of State, Thomas 1582-Nov 1607 and Mildred 1585-1656 who married Robert Reade. He was buried on 25 November 1607 at St. Martin-in-the Fields Churchyard, Westminster, London, England. Sir Thomas Windebank was Clerk of the Signet & Deputy Clerk of the Privy Council. Born at Haines, Hillhurst Parish, Berkshire, England. He was invested as a Knight on 23 July 1603. "He owed his fortunes largely to his Lincolnshire neighbour, Sir William Cecil, who secured his appointment to the fourth stall in Worcester Cathedral in 1569 and sent him, as a travelling companion, to his son, Thomas (afterwards Earl of Exeter). Many of Windebank's letters, describing his vain efforts to keep his charge straight and teach him French, and their travels in France and Germany during 1571 and 1572, are extant in the Public Record Office. He also took every opportunity of sending his patron lemon trees, myrtle trees and tracts on canon and civil law."

After his return, he was made clerk of the signet, and occasionally acted as clerk of the Privy Council. He continued his friendly relations and correspondence with Lord Burghley until the latter's death and, afterwards, with Sir Robert Cecil.

He was knighted by James I on 23rd July 1603, settled at Haines Hill in St. Nicholas Hurst (Berkshire) and died on 24th October 1607. He married Frances, younger daughter of Sir Edward Dymoke of Scrivelsby in Lincolnshire, by whom he left one son, Sir Francis, and three daughters. Of the latter, Mildred (d. 1630) married Robert Reade of Linkenholt near Andover in Hampshire, and was 3x great grandmother of President George Washington


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Spouse:
 Frances Dymoke Windebank (____ - 1611)

Children:
 Mildred Windebank Reade (1584 - ____)*
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Burial: St Martin-in-the-Fields Churchyard Westminster Greater London, England


Created by: Kaaren Crail Vining Record added: May 03, 2010 Find A Grave Memorial# 51937239

-------------------- Alternate Birth Date: Jan 1538 Alternative Death Location: Charing, Westminster, Berkshire, England Alternative Burial Location: Scrivelsby, Lincolnshire, England

http://www.tudorplace.com.ar/Bios/ThomasWindebank.htm Born: Jan 1538, Haines Hillhurst, Parish, Berkshire, England Died: 24 Oct 1607, Charing, Westminster, Berkshire, England Buried: 25 Nov 1607, Scrivelsby, Lincolnshire, England Father: Richard WINDEBANK (Sir) Mother: Margaret Verch GRIFFITH Married: Frances DYMOKE 20 Aug 1566, Scrivelsby, Lincolnshire, England Children: 1. Anne WINDEBANK (b. 1567 — d. 8 Jun 1624) (m. Henry Reade) 2. Francis WINDEBANK (Secretary of State) (See his Biography) 3. Thomas WINDEBANK (b. 21 Aug 1582 — d. 5 Nov 1607) 4. Mildred WINDEBANK (b. 21 Jul 1585 — d. 1656) (m. Robert Reade) Son of Sir Richard Windebank of Hougham, Lincolnshire, and his wife, Margaret, dau. of Griffith ap Henry. He owed his fortunes largely to his Lincolnshire neighbour, Sir William Cecil, who secured his appointment to the fourth stall in Worcester Cathedral in 1569 and sent him, as a travelling companion, to his son, Thomas (afterwards Earl of Exeter). Many of Windebank's letters, describing his vain efforts to keep his charge straight and teach him French, and their travels in France and Germany during 1571 and 1572, are extant in the Public Record Office. He also took every opportunity of sending his patron lemon trees, myrtle trees and tracts on canon and civil law.

After his return, he was made clerk of the signet, and occasionally acted as clerk of the Privy Council. He continued his friendly relations and correspondence with Lord Burghley until the latter's death and, afterwards, with Sir Robert Cecil.

He married Frances, younger daughter of Sir Edward Dymoke of Scrivelsby in Lincolnshire, by whom he left one son, Sir Francis, and three daughters. Of the latter, Mildred (d. 1630) married Robert Reade of Linkenholt near Andover in Hampshire, and was ancestor of President George Washington.

He was knighted by James I on 23 Jul 1603, settled at Haines Hill in St. Nicholas Hurst (Berkshire) and died on 24 Oct 1607.

http://thepeerage.com/p17616.htm#i176159 Sir Thomas Windebank1 M, #176159, d. 24 October 1607 Sir Thomas Windebank|d. 24 Oct 1607|p17616.htm#i176159|Richard Windebank||p17616.htm#i176160|Margaret verch Griffith||p17617.htm#i176161|||||||||||||

Last Edited=5 Dec 2008

    Sir Thomas Windebank is the son of Richard Windebank and Margaret verch Griffith.1 He married Frances Dymoke, daughter of Sir Edward Dymoke and Anne Tailboys, on 20 August 1566.1 He died on 24 October 1607 at Scrivelsby, Lincolnshire, England. He was buried on 25 November 1607 at St. Martin, Westminster, London, England.
    Sir Thomas Windebank was Clerk of the Signet & Deputy Clerk of the Privy Council. At Haines Hill, Hurst, Berkshire, England, (an unknown value). From 20 August 1566, his married name became Dymoke.1 He was invested as a Knight on 23 July 1603.

Child of Sir Thomas Windebank and Frances Dymoke

   * Mildred Windebank+1 b. 1584, d. a 15 Aug 1630

-------------------- Alternate Birth Date: Jan 1538 Alternative Death Location: Charing, Westminster, Berkshire, England Alternative Burial Location: Scrivelsby, Lincolnshire, England

http://www.tudorplace.com.ar/Bios/ThomasWindebank.htm Born: Jan 1538, Haines Hillhurst, Parish, Berkshire, England Died: 24 Oct 1607, Charing, Westminster, Berkshire, England Buried: 25 Nov 1607, Scrivelsby, Lincolnshire, England Father: Richard WINDEBANK (Sir) Mother: Margaret Verch GRIFFITH Married: Frances DYMOKE 20 Aug 1566, Scrivelsby, Lincolnshire, England Children: 1. Anne WINDEBANK (b. 1567 — d. 8 Jun 1624) (m. Henry Reade) 2. Francis WINDEBANK (Secretary of State) (See his Biography) 3. Thomas WINDEBANK (b. 21 Aug 1582 — d. 5 Nov 1607) 4. Mildred WINDEBANK (b. 21 Jul 1585 — d. 1656) (m. Robert Reade)

http://thepeerage.com/p17616.htm#i176159 Sir Thomas Windebank1 M, #176159, d. 24 October 1607 Sir Thomas Windebank|d. 24 Oct 1607|p17616.htm#i176159|Richard Windebank||p17616.htm#i176160|Margaret verch Griffith||p17617.htm#i176161|||||||||||||

Last Edited=5 Dec 2008

    Sir Thomas Windebank is the son of Richard Windebank and Margaret verch Griffith.1 He married Frances Dymoke, daughter of Sir Edward Dymoke and Anne Tailboys, on 20 August 1566.1 He died on 24 October 1607 at Scrivelsby, Lincolnshire, England. He was buried on 25 November 1607 at St. Martin, Westminster, London, England.
    Sir Thomas Windebank was Clerk of the Signet & Deputy Clerk of the Privy Council. At Haines Hill, Hurst, Berkshire, England, (an unknown value). From 20 August 1566, his married name became Dymoke.1 He was invested as a Knight on 23 July 1603.

Child of Sir Thomas Windebank and Frances Dymoke

   * Mildred Windebank+1 b. 1584, d. a 15 Aug 1630

-------------------- ID: I65127 Name: Thomas WINDEBANK Prefix: Sir Given Name: Thomas Surname: Windebank Sex: M _UID: 2B4ECC60D5BAC54CB871D9E3641181C3E386 Note: Source: Ancestors of American Presidents and see other source under MORE John Windebank...

Sir Thomas Windebank of Haines Hill, Berkshire and St. Martin-in-the-Fields, Westminster, owed his early fortunes and advancement to a former family neighbor in Lincolnshire, the powerful Sir William Cecil, Lord Burghley. Lord Burghley obtained the fourth stall in Worcester Cathedral for him and engaged him as a tutor to his sone Thomas, later Marquess of Exeter, with whom he travelled in Europe.

Again through the influence of Sir William Cecil, he was appointed Clerk of the Signet and Deputy Clerk of the Privy Council. After Lord Burghley's death, this close and profitable friendship continued with Burghley's son, Sir Robert.

Thomas Windebank was knighted by James I at Whitehall, July 23, 1603 and died, October 24, 1607. He was buried at St. Martin-in-the-Fields November 25, 1607.

1 2 Birth: JAN 1537/38 in Hurst, Herlot, Berkshire, England Death: 23 OCT 1607 in Scrivelsby, Lincolnshire, England Burial: OCT 1607 St. Martin's in the Field, Middlesex, London Burial: 25 NOV 1607 Stringston, Somersetshire, England

Father: Richard WINDEBANK b: 1515 in Wallop, Basingstoke, Berkshire, England Mother: Margaret Verch Griffith ap HENRY b: 1520 in London, Londonshire, England

Marriage 1 Frances DYMOKE b: 1539 in Scrivelsby, Lincolnshire, England Married: 20 AUG 1566 in Scrivelsby, Lincolnshire, England Children

William WINDEBANK b: ABT 1568
Mildred WINDEBANK b: 21 JUL 1585 in Hiens Hill, Hurst, Berkshire, England
Helen WINDEBANK b: 1 FEB 1596/97 in Hurst, Herlot, Berkshire, England
Anne WINDEBANK b: ABT 1566 in , Scrivelsby, Lincolnshire, England
Francis WINDEBANK b: 21 AUG 1582 in London, Middlesex, England
Thomas WINDEBANK b: 21 AUG 1582 in , London, Middlesex, England
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Sir Thomas Windebank of Hougham's Timeline

1548
January 20, 1548
Hurst, Berkshire, , England
1566
August 20, 1566
Age 18
Lincolnshire, , England
1566
Age 17
Scrivelsby, Lincolnshire, , England
1582
August 21, 1582
Age 34
London, Greater London, England
August 21, 1582
Age 34
London, London, , England
1584
August 12, 1584
Age 36
Haines, Hillhurst Parrish, Berkshire, England
1596
February 1, 1596
Age 48
Hurst Parish, Beckshire, England
1607
October 23, 1607
Age 59
London, Middlesex, England, UK
November 25, 1607
Age 59
Berkshire, UK
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