Thomas Fiennes Clinton, 3rd Earl of Lincoln (c.1568 - 1619) MP

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Nicknames: "Thomas /Fiennes\Clinton/", "T. Clinton (Earl Of /Lincoln)/"
Birthplace: Maxtock, , Warwickshire, England
Death: Died in Tattershall Castle, Lincolnshire, England
Occupation: Earl of Lincoln, 3rd Earl of Lincoln
Managed by: Marsha Gail (Kamish) Veazey
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About Thomas Fiennes Clinton, 3rd Earl of Lincoln

  • Thomas Clinton, 3rd Earl of Lincoln (1568 – 15 January 1619) was an English peer, styled 11th Baron Clinton from 1585 to 1616.[1]
  • He was educated at Oxford University, from which he had his MA in 1588, and represented the constituencies of Lincolnshire in 1601 and Great Grimsby from 1604 to 1610. In the latter year, he entered the House of Lords by a writ of acceleration as Baron Clinton de Say. Before being removed to the Upper House on 14 February 1610, Thomas Lord Clinton was a member of the Lower, serving as an English representative in the Anglo-Scottish Union Commission established in June, 1604.[2]
  • He was the son of Henry Clinton, 2nd Earl of Lincoln, and Lady Catherine Hastings, a daughter of Francis Hastings, 2nd Earl of Huntingdon, and Catherine Pole. He inherited the earldom in 1616.
  • He married c. 1584 Elizabeth Knyvett and had:
    • Theophilus Clinton, 4th Earl of Lincoln, 12th Baron Clinton (c. 1600 - London, 21 May 1667), married firstly by 1622 the Hon. Bridget Fiennes, and married secondly Elizabeth Gorges (died 1675), and had:
      • Edward Clinton, Baron Clinton (1624 - London, 1657), married by 1652 Lady Anne Holles (died London, October 1707), and had:
        • Edward Clinton, 5th Earl of Lincoln, 13th Baron Clinton (died London, 25 November 1692), married in 1674 Jeanne de Gulière (died 25 August 1688), without issue; on the death of the 5th Earl the Barony of Clinton fell into abeyance among his aunts and their issue
      • Lady Katherine Clinton (died 1643), married 30 November 1639 George Booth, later Baron Delamer (18 December 1622 - Dunham Massey, 8 August 1684)
      • Lady Arabella Clinton, married Robert Rolle (died 1663)
      • Lady Margaret Clinton, married Hugh Boscawen
    • Lady Frances Clinton
    • Lady Arabella Clinton (died Salem, Essex County, Massachusetts, August 1630), married Isaac Johnson
    • Lady Susan Clinton, married John Humphrey; they emigrated to America
    • Lady Dorcas Clinton
    • Lady Sara Clinton
    • Lady Ann, married James ( John) Harrington. Note - Lady Ann probably died young, and was not married to John or James Herrington. She is not mentioned at all in her fathers extensive will, in which he leaves all of his daughters money and even names servants.
  • He died in Tattershall.
  • From: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thomas_Clinton,_3rd_Earl_of_Lincoln
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  • Thomas Clinton, 18th Earl of Lincoln & Lord of Clinton1,2,3
  • M, #90134, b. circa 1568, d. 15 January 1619
  • Father Sir Henry Clinton, 2nd Earl of Lincoln, 17th Lord Clinton4 b. c 1542, d. 29 Sep 1616
  • Mother Catherine Hastings4 b. 1 Aug 1542, d. b 20 Oct 1586
  • Thomas Clinton, 18th Earl of Lincoln & Lord of Clinton was born circa 1568 at Lincolnshire, England; Age 14 in 1582.1 He married Elizabeth Knyvett, daughter of Sir Henry Knyvett and Elizabeth Stumpe, circa 21 September 1584; They had 18 children.4,2,3 Thomas Clinton, 18th Earl of Lincoln & Lord of Clinton died on 15 January 1619 at Tattershall Castle, Tattershall, Lincolnshire, England; Buried at Tattershall, Lincolnshire.1
  • Family Elizabeth Knyvett b. c 1575, d. 11 May 1638
  • Child
    • Susan Clinton1,5,2,3 b. c 1605, d. bt 1641 - 16 Dec 1651
  • Citations
  • 1.[S5] Douglas Richardson, Plantagenet Ancestry, p. 405.
  • 2.[S16] Douglas Richardson, Magna Carta Ancestry, 2nd Edition, Vol. IV, p. 330.
  • 3.[S4] Douglas Richardson, Royal Ancestry, Vol. V, p. 357.
  • 4.[S11568] The Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain, and the United Kingdom, by George Edward Cokayne, Vol. VII, p. 695-696.
  • 5.[S15] Douglas Richardson, Magna Carta Ancestry, p. 883-884.
  • From: http://our-royal-titled-noble-and-commoner-ancestors.com/p3000.htm#i90134
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  • Thomas Clinton, 3rd Earl of Lincoln1
  • M, #228042, b. circa 1568, d. 15 January 1618/19
  • Last Edited=15 Feb 2011
  • Consanguinity Index=0.06%
  • Thomas Clinton, 3rd Earl of Lincoln was born circa 1568.1 He was the son of Henry Clinton, 2nd Earl of Lincoln and Lady Catherine Hastings.2 He married Elizabeth Knyvett, daughter of Sir Henry Knyvett and Elizabeth Stumpe, on 21 September 1584.1 He died on 15 January 1618/19.1
  • He was also known as Thomas Fiennes.1 He graduated from Christ Church, Oxford University, Oxford, Oxfordshire, England, in 1588 with a Master of Arts (M.A.).1 He held the office of Member of Parliament (M.P.) for Great Grimsby in 1601.1 He held the office of Member of Parliament (M.P.) for Lincolnshire between 1604 and 1610.1 On 8 February 1609/10 he was called up to Parliament in his father's supposed Barony of Clinton de Saye.1 He succeeded to the title of 3rd Earl of Lincoln [E., 1572] on 29 September 1616.1 He succeeded to the title of 11th Lord Clinton [E., 1299] on 29 September 1616.1
  • He had eight other children.1
  • Children of Thomas Clinton, 3rd Earl of Lincoln and Elizabeth Knyvett
    • 1.Charles Clinton1
    • 2.Knyvett Clinton1
    • 3.John Clinton1
    • 4.Frances Clinton1
    • 5.Arabella Clinton1
    • 6.Susan Clinton1
    • 7.Dorcas Clinton1
    • 8.Sara Clinton1
    • 9.Elizabeth Clinton1
    • 10.Theophilus Clinton, 4th Earl of Lincoln+2 b. c 1600, d. 21 May 1667
  • Citations
  • 1.[S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 824. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  • 2.[S37] BP2003. [S37]
  • From: http://www.thepeerage.com/p22805.htm#i228042
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Maxtock, , Warwickshire, England
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of, Tattershall, Lincolnshire, England
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