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  • ID: I8843
  • Name: Thomas Heneage
  • Suffix: Kt
  • Prefix: Sir
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: 1533
  • Death: 17 OCT 1595
  • Burial: 20 NOV 1595 St Paul?s Cathedral, London
  • Residence: Copped Hall, Epping, Essex
  • Occupation: Vice-Chamberlain of the Royal Household.
  • PCTS: Portrait at Burley-on-the-Hill in 1901 1
  • Note: 2

    In 1564 Queen Elizabeth I granted Copped Hall to her close friend Sir Thomas Heneage. Almost immediately he started to rebuild the mansion ? incorporating part of the old house in the south west corner. The building was complete by 1568 when Queen Elizabeth came to stay.
    Sir Thomas Heneage occupied high office ? including Vice-Chamberlain of the Royal Household.
    In 1594, after his wife's death, he married the Countess of Southampton. Shakespeare's 'A Midsummer's Nights Dream' was almost certainly written for their wedding celebrations and was first performed at Copped Hall in the long gallery after the wedding ceremony in London.
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    Full bio from History of Parliament, on www.tudorplace.ar.com
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  • Change Date: 28 APR 2009



    Father: Robert Heneage
    Mother: Lucy Buckton or Burton

    Marriage 1 Anne Poyntz
    • Married: ABT 1555
    Children
    1. Has Children Elizabeth Heneage b: 9 JUL 1556 in Copt Hall, Epping, Essex

    Marriage 2 Mary Browne b: 22 JUL 1552
    • Married: 2 MAY 1594 in London

    Sources:
    1. Type: Book
      Periodical: A.L.A. portrait index: index to portraits contained in printed books and periodicals
      Author: William Coolidge Lane, Nina Eliza Browne
      Publication: B. Franklin
      Date: 1906
    2. Type: Web Site
      URL: http://www.coppedhalltrust.org.uk
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