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Thomas Whitby

Thomas Whitby, of Hounslow in Middlesex, was buried in the south ambulatory (the long aisle) in Westminster Abbey on 25th January 1622 but he has no monument or marker. His first wife was Jane, daughter of Christopher Hewes of Holt Castle in Denbigh, Wales, his second was Margaret, widow of Edmund Agar and his third wife was Lady Alice Dorne alias Pennycooke or Penyquick. His sons were John and Timothy.

Further reading

His funeral certificate is at the College of Arms in London

Buried

25th January 1622

Location

South Ambulatory

Thomas Whitby
South Ambulatory

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