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Nicholas BACON's other family: with Jane FERNLEY ( - )
Nicholas BACON's father: Robert BACON ( - )
Anne COOKE's father: Anthony COOKE ( - )
Anne COOKE's sister: ? COOKE ( - )

Family of Nicholas BACON and Anne COOKE

Husband: Nicholas BACON (1510?-1579)
Wife: Anne COOKE (1528-1610)
Children: Anthony BACON ( - )
Jane BACON ( - )
Francis BACON (1561-1626)

Husband: Nicholas BACON

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      Nicholas BACON    
 
Name: Nicholas BACON 1
Sex: Male
Father: Robert BACON ( - )
Mother: -
Birth 1510 (est) 2
Title Sir
Occupation (1) Lord Keeper of the Privy Seal to Queen Elizabeth I
Occupation (2) btw 1559 and Feb 1579 (age 48-69) Lord Keeper of the Great Seal
Residence (1) Redgrave, Suffolk, England 2
Residence (2) Gorhambury, Hertfordshire, England 2
Death 20 Feb 1579 (age 68-69) 2

Wife: Anne COOKE

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Name: Anne COOKE 2
Sex: Female
Father: Anthony COOKE ( - )
Mother: -
Birth 1528 3
Death Aug 1610 (age 81-82) 3

Child 1: Anthony BACON

Name: Anthony BACON 4
Sex: Male

Child 2: Jane BACON

Name: Jane BACON 5
Sex: Female
Spouse 1: Francis WYNDHAM ( -1592?)
Spouse 2: Robert MANSFIELD ( - )

Child 3: Francis BACON

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      Francis BACON, Francis Bacon (1561-1626)    
 
Name: Francis BACON 6
Sex: Male
Spouse: Alice BARNHAM ( - )
Birth 22 Jan 1561 London, England 6
Baptism 25 Jan 1561 (age 0) London, England 6
Education 5 Apr 1573 (age 12) -; Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England 6
Occupation (1) 27 Jun 1575 (age 14) Ancient; London, England 6
Occupation (2) btw Sep 1576 and Mar 1579 (age 15-18) -; France 6
Occupation (3) 27 Jun 1582 (age 21) Practising Barrister 6
Occupation (4) btw Nov 1584 and Sep 1586 (age 23-25) Member of Parliament for Melcobe Regis 6
Occupation (5) 1586 (age 24-25) Bencher of Gray's Inn; London, England 6
Occupation (6) btw Oct 1586 and Mar 1587 (age 25-26) Member of Parliament for Taunton 6
Occupation (7) btw Nov 1588 and Mar 1589 (age 27-28) Member of Parliament for Liverpool 6
Occupation (8) btw Nov 1592 and Apr 1593 (age 31-32) Member of Parliament for Middlesex 6
Graduation 27 Jul 1594 (age 33) Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England 6
Occupation (9) 1595 (age 33-34) Queen's Counsel 6
Occupation (10) btw Oct 1597 and Feb 1598 (age 36-37) Member of Parliament for Ipswich 6
Occupation (11) frm Oct 1601 to Dec 1601 (age 40) Member of Parliament for Ipswich 6
Title (1) 23 Jul 1603 (age 42) Sir 6
Occupation (12) 1604 (age 42-43) Commissioner for the Treaty of Union with Scotland 6
Occupation (13) 18 Aug 1604 (age 43) King's Counsel 6
Occupation (14) btw 25 Jun 1607 and 1613 (age 46-52) Solicitor-General 6
Occupation (15) 1608 (age 46-47) Clerk of the Council in the Star Chamber 6
Occupation (16) 1609 (age 47-48) Councillor for the Colony of Virginia 6
Occupation (17) 7 Oct 1609 (age 48) Treasurer of Gray's Inn 6
Occupation (18) 1611 (age 49-50) Joint Judge of the Marshalsea 6
Occupation (19) btw 27 Oct 1613 and 1617 (age 52-56) Attorney-General 6
Occupation (20) frm Apr 1614 to Jun 1614 (age 53) Member of Parliament for the University of Cambridge 6
Occupation (21) 1616 (age 54-55) High Steward of St. Albans 6
Occupation (22) 9 Jun 1616 (age 55) Privy Counsellor 6
Occupation (23) bef 1617 (age 55-56) Chancellor and Keeper of the Great Seal of the Prince of Wales 6
Occupation (24) btw 1617 and 1626 (age 55-65) High Steward of Cambridge 6
Occupation (25) Aug 1617 (age 56) Councillor of Wales 6
Occupation (26) btw 7 Jan 1618 and 30 Apr 1621 (age 56-60) Lord High Chancellor 6
Title (2) 12 Jul 1618 (age 57) 1st Baron of Verulam, Hertfordshire 6
Title (3) 27 Jan 1621 (age 60) 1st Viscount Saint Alban 6
Will 19 Dec 1625 (age 64) 6
Death 9 Apr 1626 (age 65) Highgate, Middlesex, England 6
Estate Administration 18 Jul 1627 (age 66) 6
Burial St. Albans, Hertfordshire, England 6

Additional Information

Birth York House, The Strand
Baptism St. Martin-in-the-Fields, Covent Garden
Education Trinity College, Cambridge University
Occupation (1) Gray's Inn
Occupation (2) Sir Amias Paulet's Embassy
Graduation Cambridge University
M.A.
Title (1) Invested as a Knight at the coronation of King James I.
Death Cause: Bronchitis
Address: Earl of Arundel's house
Estate Administration He died intestate and his estate was administered to two creditors on 18 July 1627, with total debts of 22,371 and assets of only 7,000.
Burial St. Michael's church

Sources

1"Internet URL link". http://www.thepeerage.com/p1 2827.htm#i128267. Cit. Date: 20 June 2010. Assessment: Secondary evidence.
Text From Source: Sir Nicholas Bacon, 1st Bt. was born circa 1540. He was the son of Sir Nicholas Bacon and Jane Fernley. He married Anne Butts, daughter of Edmund Butts and Anne Bures, in 1564. He died on 12 November 1624 at Cutford, Suffolk, England. He was also reported to have died on 22 November 1624 at Cutford, Suffolk, England. He was buried at Redgrave, Suffolk, England.
Sir Nicholas Bacon, 1st Bt. matriculated at Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge University, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England, in 1554. He held the office of Member of Parliament (M.P.) for Beverley between 1563 and 1567. He held the office of Member of Parliament (M.P.) for Suffolk between 1572 and 1583. He held the office of Sheriff of Suffolk in 1581. He held the office of Sheriff of Suffolk from 1581 to 1582. He held the office of Sheriff of Norfolk from 1597 to 1598. He was invested as a Knight on 22 May 1611 at Norwich, Norfolk, England, by Queen Elizabeth. He was created 1st Baronet Bacon, of Redgrave, co. Suffolk [England] on 22 May 1611, the "Premier Baronetcy."
Children of Sir Nicholas Bacon, 1st Bt. and Anne Butts
Sir Butts Bacon, 1st Bt. d. 29 May 1661
Elizabeth Bacon
Nicholas Bacon d. Aug 1641
Sir Nathaniel Bacon
Sir Edmund Bacon, 2nd Bt. b. c 1570, d. 10 Apr 1649
Sir Robert Bacon, 3rd Bt. b. a 1570, d. c Dec 1655
2Ibid. http://www.thepeerage.com/p1 2827.htm#i128268. Cit. Date: 20 June 2010. Assessment: Secondary evidence.
Text From Source: Sir Nicholas Bacon was born in 1510. He was the son of Robert Bacon. He married, firstly, Jane Fernley, daughter of William Fernley. He married, secondly, Anne Cooke, daughter of Sir Anthony Cooke. He died on 20 February 1578/79.
Sir Nicholas Bacon held the office of Lord Keeper of the Great Seal between 1559 and February 1578/79. He lived at Redgrave, Suffolk, England. He lived at Gorhambury, Hertfordshire, England. He had three other daughters by his first wife.
Children of Sir Nicholas Bacon and Jane Fernley
Sir Nathaniel Bacon
Edward Bacon
Sir Nicholas Bacon, 1st Bt. b. c 1540, d. 12 Nov 1624
Children of Sir Nicholas Bacon and Anne Cooke
Anthony Bacon
Jane Bacon
Francis Bacon, 1st and last Viscount Saint Alban b. 22 Jan 1560/61, d. 9 Apr 1626
3Ibid. http://www.thepeerage.com/p1 2829.htm#i128290. Cit. Date: 22 June 2010. Assessment: Secondary evidence.
Text From Source: Anne Cooke was born in 1528. She was the daughter of Sir Anthony Cooke. She married Sir Nicholas Bacon, son of Robert Bacon. She died in August 1610.
Her married name became Bacon.
Children of Anne Cooke and Sir Nicholas Bacon
Anthony Bacon
Jane Bacon
Francis Bacon, 1st and last Viscount Saint Alban b. 22 Jan 1560/61, d. 9 Apr 1626
4Ibid. http://www.thepeerage.com/p1 2838.htm#i128375. Cit. Date: 20 June 2010. Assessment: Secondary evidence.
Text From Source: Anthony Bacon was the son of Sir Nicholas Bacon and Anne Cooke. He died, unmarried.
5Ibid. http://www.thepeerage.com/p1 2838.htm#i128376. Cit. Date: 20 June 2010. Assessment: Secondary evidence.
Text From Source: Jane Bacon was the daughter of Sir Nicholas Bacon and Anne Cooke. She married Sir Francis Wyndham, son of Sir Edmund Wyndham and Susan Townshend. She married, secondly, Sir Robert Mansfield.
Her married name became Mansfield. Her married name became Wyndham.
6Ibid. http://www.thepeerage.com/p1 2827.htm#i128270. Cit. Date: 20 June 2010. Assessment: Secondary evidence.