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Clement Higham
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Birth: 1506
Death: Mar. 9, 1571
Barrow
Suffolk, England

Sir Clement Higham, Knight, of Barrow Hall, Suffolk, (died 9 March 1571), was a Member of Parliament, Speaker of the House of Commons (15541555), Lord Chief Baron of the Exchequer, and a Privy Councilor to Queen Mary. He was also a barrister-at-law and a Reader and Governor of Lincoln's Inn in London.

He married (after 1528) Anne (15061590), daughter of Sir George Waldegrave (14831528) of Smallbridge in Bures St. Mary, Suffolk, by his wife Anne (d.1572), daughter of Sir Robert Drury, Lord of the Manors of Thurston, and Hawstead, Suffolk, (14551536). (See also Waldegrave family).

Sir Clement Higham was buried in the parish church at Barrow, Suffolk, where there is an altar tomb in the chancel with effigy brasses, arms, and long eulogistic inscription, and his heraldic coat of arms is displayed in a window at Lincoln's Inn. 
 
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 Spouse:
  Ann Waldegrave Higham (1506 - 1590)
 
Burial:
All Saints
Barrow
St Edmundsbury Borough
Suffolk, England
 
Created by: Jerry Ferren
Record added: Aug 06, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 74526623
 

 
 
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