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Philip Knyvett

East Harling, Breckland Borough, Norfolk, England
Death Feb 1655 (aged 70–71)
London Borough of Camden, Greater London, England
Burial Holborn, London Borough of Camden, Greater London, England
Memorial ID 161003683 · View Source
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Baptized at East Harling, Norfolk, May 21, 1584. Admitted fellow-commoner, August 12, 1598, Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge, after receiving his initial education under Mr Swett at Harling, Norfolk. Admitted at Lincoln's Inn, February 13, 1602. Created a Baronet of England on May 22, 1611 at the institution of that order, being styled 'of Buckenham, Norfolk'. In 1614 he is described as "travayled beyond the seas." Due to the fines imposed because of his recusancy, Philip was forced to begin selling certain lands in 1640. He sold the manors of Old and New Buckenham, Tateshalls, &c and the tithes of all the premises in Buckenham to Hugh Audley for £18,508 on June 25, 1649. He died at Baldwin's Garden, and administration of his estate was dated March 13, 1654/55.

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Gravesite Details Buried February 28, 1654/55




  • Created by: Todd Whitesides
  • Added: 13 Apr 2016
  • Find A Grave Memorial 161003683
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Philip Knyvett (1584–Feb 1655), Find A Grave Memorial no. 161003683, citing St Andrew Churchyard, Holborn, London Borough of Camden, Greater London, England ; Maintained by Todd Whitesides (contributor 47553735) .