Sir William Culpeper, 1st Baronet of Preston Hall

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William Culpeper, 1st Baronet of Preston Hall

Also Known As: "William Colepepyr"
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Death: Died
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Son of Sir Thomas Colepeper, Jr., of Prestonhall and Maria Culpeper
Husband of Elizabeth Culpeper
Father of Sir Richard Culpeper, 2nd Baronet; Helena Culpeper; Mary Culpeper; Anne Beale; Frances Culpeper and 1 other

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About Sir William Culpeper, 1st Baronet of Preston Hall

Biographical Summary

William Colepepyr, of Prestonhall [in Aylesford], co. Kent, Esq., s. and h. of Sir Thomas Colepeper, of the same, by Mary, da. of Thomas Pynnee, of Mitcham, Surrey, Chief Clerk comptroller to Queen Elizabeth ; was b. about 1588 ; suc. his father, 12 Oct. 1604 ; matric. at Oxford (St. Alban Hall) 31 Oct. 1606, aged 18 ; B.A., 11 May 1609 ; admitted to Gray's Inn, 1611, and was cr. a Bart., as above, 17 May 1627 ; Sheriff of Kent, 1635-36. He m. Helen, 1st da. of Sir Richard Spencer, of Offley, Herts, by Helen, da. of Sir John Brocket, of Brocket Hall in that county. He d. 1651. Will dat. 23 Dec. 1648, pr. 5 Nov. 1651. The will of his widow, dat. 10 Oct. 1663, pr, 19 Feb. 1678.

SOURCE: Complete baronetage; Cokayne, George E. (George Edward); 1902; Vol. II; page 16

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