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Throckmorton, of Tortworth, co. Gloucester (E Baronet, 1611 - 1682)


Creation: let.pat. 29 Jun 1611


Extinct: Jun 1682


Family name: Throckmorton




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Sir William Throckmorton, 1st Bt.

son and heir of Sir Thomas Throckmorton, of Tortworth, co. Gloucester, by his first wife Elizabeth Berkeley, dau. of Sir Richard Berkeley, of Stoke


c. 1579

mar. (1)

Cicely Baynham (b. c. 1586), 1st dau. and cohrss. of Thomas Baynham, of Clowerwell in Newland, co. Glouceser, by his wife Mary Winter, dau. of Sir William Winter, of Lydney, co. Gloucester

children by first wife

1. Sir Baynham Throckmorton, 2nd Bt.

2. Sir Nicholas Throckmorton, of Hewelsfield, co. Gloucester (d. June 1664), mar., and had issue:

1a. Sir William Throckmorton, 4th Bt.

1a. ..... Throckmorton

2a. ..... Throckmorton

3a. ..... Throckmorton

1. Hannah Throckmorton, mar. as his second wife John Johnson, of Ayscoughfee Hall (bur. 10 Mar 1666/7), and had issue

mar. (2)

Alice Morgan

mar. (3)

Sarah Hall


18 Jul 1628 (bur. at Newland, co. Gloucester)


29 Jun 1611 a Baronet of England, styled "of Tortworth, co. Gloucester"

suc. by

son by first wife


suc. his father 1607; knighted 1608


Sir Baynham Throckmorton, 2nd Bt.


c. 1606


c. 1626 Margaret Hopton, sister and cohrss. of Ralph [Hopton], 1st Baron Hopton, dau. of Robert Hopton, of Witham, co. Somerset, by his wife Jane Kemeys, dau. of Rowland Kemeys


1. Sir Baynham Throckmorton, 3rd Bt.


28 May 1664 (bur. at St Margaret's, Westminster)

suc. by




Sir Baynham Throckmorton, 3rd Bt.



mar. (1)

in or before 1661 Mary Garton (b. c. 1637; dspm. 2 Apr 1666; bur. at Newland, co. Gloucester), dau. and hrss. of Giles Garton, of Billingshurst, co. Sussex

only child by first wife

1. ..... Throckmorton, mar. Capt ..... Grimshaw

mar. (2)

11 Dec 1669 Katharine Edgcumbe (b. c. 1650; d. 1685), dau. of Piers Edgcumbe, of Mount Edgcumbe, co. Devon, by his wife Mary Glanville, dau. of Sir John Glanville, of Broadclyst, co. Devon

only child by second wife

1. Katherine Throckmorton, mar. Thomas Wyld MP, a Commissioner of the Revenue in Ireland


s.p.m. betw. 16 Jul 1680 and 3 Feb 1681/2

suc. by



Member of Parliament for Gloucestershire 1656-58 and 1664-69, and for Wotton Bassett 1660; knighted 1660


Sir William Throckmorton, 4th Bt.




Jun 1682 (bur. at St Margaret's, Westminster


admitted to the Inner Temple 1681; killed in a duel


On the death of the 4th Baronet the Baronetcy of Throckmorton of Tortworth, co. Gloucester, became extinct.


First written 5 Mar 2013



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