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Sir George Throckmorton
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Birth: unknown
Coughton
Warwickshire, England
Death: Aug. 6, 1552
Coughton
Warwickshire, England

Knight of Coughton, Warwickshire. Sheriff of Warwickshire and Leicestershire, High Steward of Evesham Abbey, Esquire to the Body of the King.

Son and heir to Sir Robert Throckmorton of Coughton and his second wife, Katherine Marrow, daughter of Sir William, Lord Mayor of London. George was born about 1489 in Worcestershire.

George married Katherine Vaux, the daughter of Sir Nicholas Vaux of Great Harrowden and Elizabeth FitzHugh, an extremely advantageous marriage politically. They were married in 1512 and had eight sons and nine daughters:
* Sir Robert Throckmorton of Coughton Court
* Thomas b 1522
* Sir Kenelm Throckmorton
* Clement Throckmorton, Esquire of Haseley
* Sir Nicholas Throckmorton, father-in-law to Sir Walter * Raleigh
* John Throckmorton, father of conspirator Francis Throckmorton
* George 1533-1612
* Anthony born 1528
* Katherine, wife of Thomas Winter & Thomas Smith
* Elizabeth, wife of Sir John Gifford, William Lygon & George Peyto
* Margaret, wife of a Sir Catesby & Brian Cave
* Anne, wife of John Digby
* Katherine, wife of Thomas Winter & Thomas Smith
* Mary, wife of Sir John Hubard
* Margery
* Amy
* Elizabeth

George was the first Throckmorton to have a seat at Parliament, and lived at Coughton Court. He was educated at Middle Temple, admitted 1 May 1505, succeeded his father in 1519, was knighted in 1523 and became the Justice of Peace of Warwickshire in 1510 until his death. George is best known for his involvement in the divorce between King Henry and his first wife Catherine of Aragon. He had a lengthy and political career, which can be found on the web.
 
 
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 Parents:
  Robert Throckmorton (1451 - 1518)
  Catherine Marrow Throckmorton (1450 - ____)
 
 Spouse:
  Katherine Vaux Throckmorton (1488 - 1571)*
 
 Children:
  Clement Throckmorton (____ - 1573)*
  Robert Throckmorton (1510 - 1581)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Coughton, St Peter Churchyard
Coughton
Stratford-on-Avon District
Warwickshire, England
 
Maintained by: Anne Shurtleff Stevens
Originally Created by: Jerry Ferren
Record added: Apr 18, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 68556591
Sir George Throckmorton
Added by: Grant W. Sullivan
 
Sir George Throckmorton
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Rest in Peace - you are remembered.Your 13th great granddaughter...
- Debra Merrill Krsek
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