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Sir William Petre, MP

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Birthplace: Torbryan, Devon, Engalnd
Death: Died in Ingatestone, Essex, England
Place of Burial: Essex, England
Immediate Family:

Son of John Petre and Alice Collings
Husband of Gertrude Tyrrell and Anne Browne
Father of Dorothy Petre; Elizabeth Petre; Catherine Petre; Thomasine Petre; Edward Petre and 3 others
Brother of Alice Petre; Thomasine Petre; John Petre, MP; Robert Petre, MP, of Tor Brian; Alexander Petre and 2 others

Occupation: Sec. of State; Filled many situations in the reign of Henry VIII and Edward VI.
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About Sir William Petre, MP

Family and Education

b. 1505/6, s. of John Petre of Tor Newton in Torbryan, Devon by Alice, da. of John Collinge of Woodland, Devon; bro. of John I and Robert†. educ. Oxf. adm. by 1519; fellow, All Souls 1523; BCL and BCnL 1526; DCL 1533; adv. Doctors’ Commons 8 Mar. 1533. m. (1) ?Feb. 1534, Gertrude (d. 28 May 1541), da. of Sir John Tyrrell of Warley, Essex, 1s. d.v.p. 2da.; (2) by Mar. 1542, Anne (d. 10 Mar. 1582), da. of William Browne of Flambards Hall, Essex and London, wid. of John Tyrrell (d.1540) of Heron in East Thorndon, Essex, 4s. inc. Sir John† 2da. Kntd. Jan. 1544. d. 13 Jan. 1572.

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1506
1506
Torbryan, Devon, Engalnd
1530
1530
Age 24
Little Warley, Essex, , England
1535
1535
Age 29
London, Middlesex, , England
1535
Age 29
England
1543
April 7, 1543
Age 37
1545
April 28, 1545
Age 39
Longford Hall,Salop,Worcestershire,England
1548
September 16, 1548
Age 42
1549
December 20, 1549
Age 43
Ingatestone, Essex, England
1551
October 1551
Age 45
1557
1557
Age 51