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Suffolk, Redgrave

1624 Sir Nicholas Bacon of Redgrave and Anne Butts

NIcholas was the son of Sir Nicholas Bacon Lord Keeper of the Great Seal who bought Redgrave Manor from the Crown in 1542 and rebuilt the Hall , by 1st wife Jane Fernley.. He was half brother to Sir Francis Bacon and brother to Nathaniel Bacon of Stiffkey and Elizabeth 3rd wife of Sir William Periham

Anne was the daughter of Edmund Butts of Thornage son of Sir William Butts physician to Henry Vlll, and Anne Bures (her uncle and aunt were William Butts & Joan Bures She was the grand daughter of Anne Heigham & Henry Bures 1528

Children - 9 sons & at least 4 daughters

1. Edmund m Philippa Wotton

2. Robert m Anne daughter of John Peyton of isleham

3 Butts 1st Bart 1661 m Dorothea daughter of Sir Henry Warner of Mildenhall, buried at Blundeston

4 Nicholas of Gillingham 1641 m1 Anne daughter of Sir James Weston m2 Margaret daughter of Eustace Darcy

5.Sir Nathaniel Bacon of Culford m Jane daughter of Hercule Meautys

6 Anne1624 m Sir Robert Drury of Hawstead (1615 whose mother was Elizabeth Stafford

7 Dorothy m1 (2nd wife) Sir Bassingbourn Gawdy 1606 widower of Ann daughter of Charles Framlingham of Debenham m2 Philip Colby

8. Jemima m1 Sir William son of Sir William Waldegrave 1613 and 1st wife Elizabeth Mildmay m2 Henry Killigrew

9. Elizabeth m Sir Robert Mansell son of Sir Edward Mansell & Jane Somerset


He was also reported to have died on 22 November 1624 at Culford, Suffolk, England.1 He was buried at Redgrave, Suffolk, England.1

Nicholas matriculated at Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge University in 1554.He was MP for Beverley 1563-1567. He was MP for Suffolk 1572-1583. He was Sheriff of Suffolk 1581-82 and Sheriff of Norfolk 1597 -1598. He was created Baronet Bacon,of Redgrave on 22 May 1611,and also knighted at Norwich by Queen Elizabeth

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Taken on January 17, 2010