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  • ID: I12325
  • Name: Edmund Bell
  • Prefix: Sir
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: 7 APR 1562 in Beaupre Hall, Outwell, Norfolk
  • Death: DEC 1607
  • Note: From burial date
  • Burial: 22 DEC 1607 Southacre, Norfolk
  • Occupation: MP for Aldeburgh 1586
  • Education: Pembroke College, Cambridge
  • CHIL: 19
  • Note:

    His children were:
    (Captain) Philip: Governor of Bermuda 1626-29; Governor of Rhode Island and Barbadoes. He was one of the company of Puritans in Holland with Endicott and Davenport.
    Will made 22 Dec 1607. Proved 9 Feb 1608.
    (Copy in Norfolk Record Office)
    Edmund Bell is known to have been married thrice.
    Edmund Bell's first wife by whom he had most of his children, was Anne Osborne, daughter of Peter Osborne, esq, Treasurer's Remembrancer in the Exchequer by his wife Anne Blythe. This Anne was dead *by but not in* 1604, and then we briefly catch a fleeting glimpse of Edmund's second wife by whom a son Richard Bell bap 9 Jun 1605 at Outwell.
    This second wife is buried 18 Jun 1605.
    His third wife Muriel Knyvett, daughter of Thomas Knyvett, the 4th Lord Berners de jure (by Muriel Parry) was living in 1608 as Edmund Bell's widow.
    (Will Johnson)
  • _UID: 24502C797C5646E1A2A5C35F0AFB81ADAE6C
  • Change Date: 13 OCT 2010

    Father: Robert Bell b: 1539
    Mother: Dorothy Beaupre b: 1538 in Beaupre Hall, Outwell, Norfolk

    Marriage 1 Anne Osborn b: 1563
    • Married: ABT 1592 in Norfolk
    1. Has Children Frances Bell b: ABT 1594 in South Acre, Norfolk

    Marriage 2 Muriel Knyvett b: 2 SEP 1581
    • Married: 30 OCT 1605
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