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Edward Walpole

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Birthplace: Houghton, Norfolk, England
Death: circa 1557 (69-79)
Place of Burial: Arundel, West Sussex, England
Immediate Family:

Son of Thomas Walpole and Joane Cobb
Husband of Lucy Robsart
Father of Richard Walpole; Terry Walpole; Elizabeth (Walpole) Cobb and John Walpole, Esq
Brother of John Walpole; Henry Walpole and Agnes Walpole

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About Edward Walpole

Edward Walpole, Esq. of Houghton, 2nd son and heir of Thomas Walpole and his wife, Joane Cobb, was born in 1483 and buried at Houghton 2 Jan 1558. He took to wife Lucy, born about 1493, daughter of Sir Terry Robsart of Siderstone, Norfolk, and heiress of her grandfather, Sir John Robsart, K. G. and K. b., by Elizabeth, daughter and heir of Sir Thomas Kerdeston, knight; in consequence of the decease of her brother, Sir John Robsart, and his daughter, Amy Robsart, wife of Sir Robert Dudley, later Earl of Leicester. Lucy was buried at Houghton 1 Feb 1559. Edward's wife, Lucy Robsart, had been no portionless damsel, and Edward was by no means so rich a man as his brother, Henry Walpole of Herpley, nevertheless by prudent management he contrived to increase rather than diminish his resources and at his death in 1558, he was able to make ample provision for his three sons, John Walpole who succeeded him, Richard Walpole, gentleman, of Braconash, Norfolk, and Terry Walpole, Esq. of Houghton, and a daughter, Elizabeth, who married Martin Cobb, gentleman, of Snettisham, Norfolk. Edward Walpole, Esq. and Lucy, his wife, held their first Court for the Manor of istede-Hall in 13 Henry VIII, 1521.

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Edward Walpole's Timeline

1483
1483
Houghton, Norfolk, England
1511
1511
Bracon Ash, Norfolk, England
1513
February 20, 1513
Houghton, Norfolk, England
1515
1515
Houghton, Norfolk, England
1525
1525
Houghton, Norfolk, England
1557
1557
Age 74
1558
January 2, 1558
Age 74
Arundel, West Sussex, England (United Kingdom)
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(30 -1513)