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Thomas Belasyse

Birthdate: (72)
Death: Died
Immediate Family:

Son of Hon Henry Belasyse, MP and Grace Belasyse
Husband of Mildred Belasyse and Mary Belasyse
Brother of Sir Rowland Belasyse, of Smithells, co Lancaster; Arabella Frankland; Grace Saunderson and Frances Jones

Occupation: Viscount Fauconberg
Managed by: Gwyneth McNeil
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About Thomas Belasyse, 2nd Viscount & 1st Earl Fauconberg, PC

Thomas Belasyse, 1st Earl of Fauconberg was baptised on 16 March 1627/28.2 He was the son of Hon. Henry Belasyse and Grace Barton.2,3 He married, firstly, Mildred Saunderson, daughter of Nicholas Saunderson, 2nd Viscount Castleton and Frances Manners, on 3 July 1651.3 He married, secondly, Mary Cromwell, daughter of Oliver Cromwell and Elizabeth Bouchier, on 18 November 1657. He died on 31 December 1700 at age 72.

    He succeeded to the title of 2nd Viscount Fauconberg of Henknowle, in the Bishopric of Durham [E., 1643] on 18 April 1653.2 He was created 1st Earl of Fauconberg [England] on 9 April 1689.3 He has an extensive biographical entry in the Dictionary of National Biography.4
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1628
1628
1700
December 31, 1700
Age 72