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Sir John Brydges

Sir John Brydges

Birth
Coberley, Cotswold District, Gloucestershire, England
Death 13 Apr 1557 (aged 64)
Sudeley, Tewkesbury Borough, Gloucestershire, England
Burial Winchcombe, Tewkesbury Borough, Gloucestershire, England
Memorial ID 101990763 · View Source
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Baron Chandos of Sudeley, Lieutenant of the Tower of London, High Sheriff of Wiltshire. Created a peer on April 8, 1554 at St James' Palace. In his function as Lieutenant of the Tower he had in his custody Thomas Wyatt, Lady Jane Grey, and the youthful Lady Elizabeth.

In addition to Brydges, his name is variously spelled Brugge and Bruges.


Gravesite Details Buried May 3, 1557