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  • ID: I2845
  • Name: Henry Norreys
  • Suffix: 1st Baron Norreys
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: ABT 1525
  • Death: 27 JUN 1601
  • Burial: 5 AUG 1601 Rycote, Oxon: vault beneath the chapel of St. Michael and All Angels
  • Residence: Rycote, Oxon
  • Occupation: Lifelong friend of Elizabeth I
  • MEM: Westminster Abbey, London, St. Andrew's Chapel: effigy with wife
  • Note: 1 2

    Elizabeth I?s life long friend Henry Norris, 1st Lord (Baron) Norris, so created by writ of summons 6 May 1572 (and restored in blood by Act of Parliament 1575/6, following an earlier Act of Parliament of 1539 restoring him in blood and to him such of his father's property as had not been forfeited to the Crown or had belonged to his attainted great-uncle Viscount Lovel)
    Of Rycot, Oxon.
    b c1525
    MP Berks 1547-52 and Oxon 1571-2.
    Knighted 1566
    Ambassador to France 1566-71
    Porter Outer Gate and Keeper Armoury Windsor Castle c1580
    Lord Lt Berkshire and Oxon 1587-99.
    [Burke's Peerage]
    His six sons - especially John and Thomas - all distinguished themselves as soldiers, fighting in France, Ireland or the Low Countries. Norreys outlived five of them; Edward alone surviving his parents.
    The family estates passed to Francis son of William Norris and his wife Elizabeth. Their daughter Elizabeth, Baroness Norris was buried in St Nicholas? chapel in the Abbey in 1645 as was her daughter Bridget in 1657.
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  • Change Date: 31 DEC 2008

    Father: Henry Norreys
    Mother: Mary Fiennes

    Marriage 1 Margaret Williams
    • Married: BEF 1545 1
    1. Has No Children William Norris
    2. Has Children Thomas Norreys
    3. Has Children Catherine Norris

    1. Type: Web Site
      Title: Berkshire History
      Author: Nash Ford Publishing 2005. All Rights Reserved.
    2. Text:
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