Name: Henry Knollys
Death: BEF 1583
Residence: Kingsbury, Warwickshire
Education: Magdalen Coll School, Oxford. Magdalen Coll, Oxford?
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Lived at Kingsbury, Warwickshire.
Educated at Magdalen College School, Oxford, and, after accompanying his father to Germany, is said to have matriculated at the college (although his name does not appear in the university register) and to have obtained there the reputation of being a very cultivated and religious man.
He was elected Member of Parliament for Shoreham, Kent, in 1563 and for Oxfordshire in 1572.
He accompanied his brother-in-law, Walter Devereux, Earl of Essex, to Ireland in 1574 and was made an Esquire of the Body to Queen Elizabeth.
He married, before 11 Apr 1568, Margaret (1549-1600), the daughter of Sir Ambrose Cave, by whom he had two daughters, Elizabeth (died before 1632), wife of Sir Henry Willoughby of Risley (d.1649) in Derbyshire, and Leticia, wife of William, 4th Lord Paget (d. 20 Aug 1629), from whom descend the Marquises of Anglesey.
Henry died in 1583.
Father: Francis Knollys b: ABT 1514
Mother: Katherine Mary Carey b: 1524
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