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Sir Francis Walsingham

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Sir Francis Walsingham



FULL NAME:

Francis Walsingham

TITLE:

Sir (knighted 1 December 1577)

BORN:

about 1532

BIRTH PLACE:

Probably Chislehurst, Kent

FATHER:

William Walsingham (died 1534)

MOTHER:

Joyce Denny (died 1560)

NATIONALITY:

English

RELIGION:

Protestant

EDUCATION:

Cambridge University

KEY POSITION:

Secretary of State (1573-1590)

SPOUSE:

Anne Barne (died 1564)
Ursula St Barbe (died 1602)

CHILDREN:

By Ursula St Barbe:
Frances Walsingham (Lady Sidney, Countess of Essex, Countess of Clanricarde)(1567-1632)
Mary Walsingham (1573-1580)

DIED:

6 April 1590

BURIED:

St Paul's Cathedral, London








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