|Also Known As:||"Sheriff of London"|
|Birthplace:||Drinkstone, Suffolk, England|
|Death:||Died in St. Peter Le Poor, Suffolk, England|
|Place of Burial:||East London, Greater London, England, United Kingdom|
Son of Sir Robert Bacon, Kt. and Isabella Bacon
|Occupation:||Sheriff of London, Alderman of London|
|Managed by:||Ronald Edward Richard Fedele|
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James Bacon, Fishmonger
Sheriff 1568-9. Treasurer St. Thomas' Hospital 1562-7. Died 5 Jun 1573; Will (PCC 28 Peter) 27 Apr; proved 28 Sep 1573.
Marble Monument - Dunstan's in the East.
Here lyeth buried James Bacon, late of London Alderman and Sheriff, who departed this mortal life the 5th day of June, Anno Dom. 1573. Having Issue by Mary his first Wife, one Son and three Daughters. And by Margaret his second Wife, three Sons and one Daughter. And by Anne his third Wife, no Child, &c.
Source: John Strype's A Survey of the Cities of London and Westminster
- James Bacon
- M, #70413, b. circa 1510
- Father Robert Bacon b. c 1482
- Mother Isabella (Eleanor) Cage b. c 1485
- James Bacon was born circa 1510 at of Drinkstone, Suffolk, England. He married Margaret Rawlins, daughter of William Rawlins, circa 1535. James Bacon was buried on 15 June 1573 at St Peter le Poor, Suffolk, England.
- Family Margaret Rawlins b. c 1517
- William Bacon+ b. c 1537
- From: http://our-royal-titled-noble-and-commoner-ancestors.com/p2343.htm#i70413
- The New England Historical and Genealogical Register ..., Volume 57; Volume 1903 By New England Historic Genealogical Society Staff
- .... Of remaining property I give one third to Anne my wife, one third to my two sons James and William Bacon and .... etc. Black gowns to each of the following--Thomas Bacon my brother in law and his wife, Sir Lyonell Duckett, knt., Lord Mayor, and the Lady his wife, Lady Barbara Champion, widow, the swordbearer Sir John White and the Lady his wife, Sir Christopher Draper and his wife, Sir Roger Marten and his wife, Mr. Recorder and his wife, Mr. Alderman Langley, Mr. Alderman Bonde and Mr. Alderman Oliff and their wives, my brother Coles and his wife, Robert Blackman, my sister Heleman, my brother William Packington and his wife, Mr. John Jackman, son of Edward Jackman, my brother Edward Pakenton, Robert Bacon, the foresaid William Webb and his wife, my sister Amy Hill, widow, my brother Williamson and his wife, Michael Goldstone and his wife, Oliver Goldstone and his wife if he have not any at time of my decease, Helen Flowerdale, widow, my son Ryvett and his wife, Thomas Bankes and his wife, Thomas Sharpe, my cousin Cockes in Lumbardstrete and his wife, Mr. John Cooper and his wife, my neighboure Pyrowe Cottie, George Lordinge, clerk of the fishmongers' Com., the deputies of my ward and the bedell of my warde, the goodman Golding of Hornechurche, co. Essex and his wife, Humfrey Bawdrick and his wife, William Ashebolde, M.A., and Thomas Cattell, curate of St. Dunstan's in the East. To the following money for rings:--My Lord Keeper* and his wife, my cousin Nicholas Bacon my lord's eldest son and his wife, my cousins Nathanyell Bacon and his wife, Edward, Anthony and Fraunces Bacon, my said son Ryvett and his wife, my said brother Thomas Bacon and his wife, my cousin Robert Bacon, my cousin Thomas Banckes and his wife, my cousin Robert Blackman, my cousin Robert Browninge and his wife, my cousin Thomas Sharpe, Bartholomew Kemp and his wife, the sd. Sir Lyonell Duckett, knt., Lord Mayor, and his wife, the sd. Sir John White and his wife and others mentioned above, Nicholas Packington and his wife, the sd. William Webb and his wife, my said daughter Tyrell and her sisters Margaret and Martha and to their brother Richard Goldestone, the ring which was his fathers with a cornelin therein, .... etc. my cousin Craifford and his wife, .... etc. my brother John Packington the elder and his wife, .... etc. my cousin Owen and his wife, .... etc.
- * Sir Nicholas Bacon, Knt.
- Robert Bacon son of my bro. Thomas Bacon 100 li. and he to be good to his sister Jane. To son Ryvett and his wife .... etc.
- My farm and lands in Hornechurch, co. Essex, in tenure of Edmonde James als Pynner to my son William and his heirs, remainder to my son James and his heirs, and my daughter Ryvett and her heirs. ... etc.
- Codicil of 5 May 1573, relating to repair of houses on Dice Key and .... etc. Proved 2 October 1573, by Anne the relict and Extrx. named. P. C. C., Peter, 28.
- James Bacon, the above testator, was married three times; by his first wife Mary, dau. of John Gardiner of Grove Place, co. Bucks., he had a daughter Anne, who married John Ryvett of Bramston, co. Suff., Esq., and three other children who all died in infancy. By his second wife, Margaret, daughter of Richard Rawlins of London, and widow of Richard Goldstone of London, salter, he had issue Sir James Bacon of Freston Hall, Suff., Knt., and William, second son, as well as two other children who did not survive.* His third wife was Ann, dau. of Humphrey Packenton, and relict of Edward Jackman, Alderman and Sheriff of London, by whom he had no issue. The eldest son, Sir James Bacon, by his wife Elizabeth, daughter of Francis and Anne (Drury) Bacon, left issue Nathaniel Bacon, his son and heir, who was grandfather through his eldest son Thomas, of Nathaniel Bacon of Virginia, "the Rebel," and through his second son, Rev. James Bacon, Rector of Burgate in Suff., by his wife Martha Honeywood, of the other Nathaniel of Virginia, Councellor and acting Governor.
- Martha, the widow of Rev. James Bacon, married second, Rev. Robert Peck, for 30 years Rector of Hingham in Suff., afterward of Hingham in Massachusetts, who had had issue by his first wife, a daughter, Anne Peck, who became the wife of Major John Mason of Seabrook, Conn., distinguished in the Pequot War. *
- BAYNTON, Edward (c.1520-93), of Bromham and Rowden, Wilts.
- b. c.1520, 2nd s. of Sir Edward Baynton† of Bromham by his 1st w. Elizabeth, da. of Sir John Sulyard; bro. of Andrew, half-bro. of Henry Baynton I. m. (1) c.1553, Agnes (d.1574), da. of Sir Griffith Rhys of Carew castle, Pemb. by Katherine, da. of Thomas, 2nd Duke of Norfolk, at least 2s. inc. Henry Baynton II. 4da.; (2) Anne (d.1578), da. of Humphrey Packington of London and wid. of (1) Humphrey Style, (2) Edward Jackman and (3) James Bacon, s.p. suc. bro. Andrew 21 Feb. 1564. Kntd. 1574.2
- From: http://www.historyofparliamentonline.org/volume/1558-1603/member/baynton-edward-1520-93
- Robert Bacon of Drinkstone and Hessett (d 1548)
- m. Isabel Cage (dau of John Cage of Pakenham)
- 1. Thomas Bacon (a 1547, dsp, alderman of London)
- m. _ Brown
- 2. Sir Nicholas Bacon (b 1509/0, d 20.02.1578-9, keeper of the Great Seal)
- m1. Jane Fernley (d before 15557, dau of William Fernley of West Creeting)
- A. .... etc.
- m2. Anne Cooke (dau of Sir Anthony Cooke of Gidea Hall)
- G. .... etc.
- 3. James Bacon, Sheriff of London (d 05.06.1573)
- The following comes from Commoners (vol iv, Northey-Hopkins of Oving House) with some input from Visitation (Suffolk, 1561, Bacon of Drinkstone and Redgreave) and Visitation (Suffolk, 1664-8, Bacon of Friston Hall).
- m1. Mary Gardener (dau of _ Gardener of Grove Place, Buckinghamshire)
- A. Anne Bacon
- m. John Ryvett
- m2. Margaret Rawlins (dau of William Rawlins of London)
- B. Sir James (or Francis) Bacon of Friston named Francis by Commoners but James by the Visitations
- m. Elizabeth Bacon (dau of Francis Bacon of family of Hesset)
- i. Nathaniel Bacon of Friston
- m. Anne Legross (dau of Sir Thomas Legrosse or Le Gros of Crostwick, Norfolk)
- a. .... etc.
- C. William Bacon
- m3. Anne Pakington (dau of Humphrey Packington, widow of ?? Jackman, alderman of London)
- 4. Barbara Bacon
- m. Robert Sharpe of Bury St. Edmunds
- 5. Anne Bacon (d by 1538)
- m. (?) Robert Blackman of Bury St. Edmunds
- 6. Thomazine Bacon apparently of this generation
- m. Sir Valentine Browne of Totteridge, etc. (d 09.02.1588-9)
- Main source(s): BP1934 (Bacon) with a little support from Visitation (Suffolk, 1561, Bacon of Drinkstone and Redgrave)
- From: Stirnet.com
James Bacon, Sheriff of London's Timeline
Drinkstone, Suffolk, England
Drinkstone, Suffolk, England, United Kingdom
October 12, 1567
Finsbury, Suffolk, England
June 5, 1573
St. Peter Le Poor, Suffolk, England
June 15, 1573
East London, Greater London, England, United Kingdom