Henry Wriothesley, 2nd Earl of Southampton

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Henry Wriothesley

Birthdate: (35)
Birthplace: Of, Wriothesley, Staffordshire, England
Death: circa 1581 (27-42)
Itchel, , Haunts., Eng
Immediate Family:

Son of Thomas Wriothesley, 1st Earl of Southampton and Jane Cheney
Husband of Mary Browne, countess of Southampton
Father of Mary Arundell (Wriothesley) and Henry Wriothesley, 3rd Earl of Southampton
Brother of Elizabeth Wriothesley; William Wriothesley; Mabel Sandys; Anthony Wriothesley; Mary Wriothesley and 2 others

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About Henry Wriothesley, 2nd Earl of Southampton

Henry Wriothesley, 2nd Earl of Southampton (24 April 1545 – 4 October 1581) was an English noble.

Henry was the only surviving son of the 1st Earl and his wife Jane Cheney. His godparents were Henry VIII, Princess Mary, Charles Brandon, and Henry FitzAlan.

After his father's death, he lived with his mother, Jane. He married Mary Browne, the daughter of Anthony Browne, 1st Viscount Montagu. They had two sons and a daughter.

He was succeeded by his second son, another Henry, who became the third Earl.


  • 1.^ Wells, J. C. Longman Pronunciation Dictionary. 3rd edition. Harlow: Pearson Education Limited, 2008.

A more complete account may be found at http://www.luminarium.org/encyclopedia/wriothesley2.htm

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Henry Wriothesley, 2nd Earl of Southampton's Timeline

Of, Wriothesley, Staffordshire, England
Age 17
Wriothesley, Staffordshire, England, (Present UK)
October 6, 1573
Age 27
Age 35
Itchel, , Haunts., Eng