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Mansel, of Margam, co. Glamorgan (E Baronet, 1611 - 1750)


Creation: let.pat. 22 May 1611


Extinct: 29 Nov 1750


Family name: Mansel




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A Chapeau enflamed at the top all proper


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Sir Thomas Mansel, 1st Bt.

1st son and heir of Sir Edward Mansel, of Margam, co. Glamorgan, Chamberlain of the County Palatine of Chester, by his wife Lady Jane Somerset, 4th dau. of Henry [Somerset], 2nd Earl of Worcester, by his second wife Elizabeth Browne, 1st dau. of Sir Anthony Browne, of Cowdray, co. Sussex, Standard Bearer to King Henry VII, by his wife Lady Lucy FitzWilliam, widow of Sir Thomas FitzWilliam, of Aldwarke, co. York, and 4th dau. and cohrss. of John [Nevill], 1st Marquess of Montagu


mar. (1)

30 May 1582 Hon Mary Mordaunt, 1st dau. of Lewis [Mordaunt], 3rd Baron Mordaunt, by his wife Elizabeth Darcy, 3rd dau. of Hon Sir Arthur Darcy, of Brimham, co. York, Lieutenant of the Tower of London (by his wife Mary Carew, dau. of Sir Nicholas Carew KG, of Beddington, co. Surrey), 3rd son of Thomas [Darcy], 1st Baron Darcy of Darcy or of Temple Hurst, by his first wife Dowsabella Tempest, dau. and hrss. of Sir Richard Tempest, of Giggleswick, co. York

children by first wife

1. Sir Lewis Mansel, 2nd Bt.

2. ..... Mansel

3. ..... Mansel

mar. (2)

Jane Bussy (widow of (1) John Fuller, and (2) John Bussey), dau. of Thomas Pole, of Bishop Hall, co. Middlesex

only child by second wife

1. Mary Mansel, mar. c. 1620 Sir Edward Stradling, 2nd Bt., of St Donat's, co. Glamorgan, and had issue


20 Dec 1631 (bur. at Margam, co. Glamorgan)


22 May 1611 a Baronet of England, styled "of Margam, co. Glamorgan"

suc. by

son by first wife


knighted before 1593; Sheriff of Glamorganshire 1593-94, 1603-04 and 1622-23


Sir Lewis Mansel, 2nd Bt.


c. 1594

mar. (1)

after 1603 Lady Katharine Sydney (dsp.), 1st dau. of Robert [Sydney], 1st Earl of Leicester, by his first wife Barbara Gamage, dau. and hrss. of John Gamage, of Coity, co. Glamorgan

mar. (2)

Katharine Lewis (dspm.), dau. of Sir Edward Lewis, of Vann, co. Glamorgan

mar. (3)

25 Aug 1627 Lady Elizabeth Montagu (mar. (2) c. 1638 as his second wife Sir Edward Sebright, 1st Bt., of Besford Court, co. Worcester; d. bef. Feb 1657/8), 1st dau. of Henry [Montagu], 1st Earl of Manchester, by his first wife Catharine Spencer, 2nd dau. of Sir William Spencer MP, of Yarnton, co. Oxford

children by third wife

1. Sir Henry Mansel, 3rd Bt.

2. Sir Edward Mansel, 4th Bt.

1. Elizabeth Mansel (dspm. before Jan 1708), mar. before 1664 Sir William Wiseman, 1st Bt. MP, of Rivenhall, co. Essex, and had issue

2. Mary Mansel, mar. William Leman, of Northaw


4 Apr 1638 (bur. at Margam, co. Glamorgan)

suc. by

son by third wife


admitted to Lincoln's Inn 1602/3; knighted 1603; Sheriff of Glamorganshire 1636-37


Sir Henry Mansel, 3rd Bt.


c. 1630


c. 1640

suc. by




Sir Edward Mansel, 4th Bt.


c. 1637


c. 1665 Martha Carne, dau. and cohrss. of Edward Carne, of Ewenny, co. Glamorgan, by his wife Martha Wyndham, dau. and cohrss. of Sir Hugh Wyndham, 1st Bt., of Pilsden Court, co. Dorset


1. Edward Mansel (dvp. 20 Jun 1681; bur. in Westminster Abbey)

2. Sir Thomas Mansel, 5th Bt., later 1st Baron Mansel

1. Martha Mansel, mar. Thomas Morgan, of Tredegar

2. Elizabeth Mansel, mar. her second cousin once removed Sir Edward Stradling, 5th Bt., of St Donat's, co. Glamorgan, and had issue


17 Nov 1706

suc. by



Member of Parliament for Glamorgan 1660, 1670-79, 1681 and 1685-87


Sir Thomas Mansel, 5th Bt., later 1st Baron Mansel


1 Jan 1711/2 1st Baron Mansel, of Margam in the County of Glamorgan


The Baronetcy was held by the Barons Mansel from 1 Jan 1711/2 until 29 Nov 1750, when on the death of Bussy [Mansel], 4th Baron Mansel, both the Baronetcy and the Barony of Mansel became extinct.


First written 22 Apr 2012



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