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William Vaux 3rd Baron Vaux of Harrowden [19405]
(Bef 1535-1595)
Mary Tresham Baron Vaux of Harrowden [19414]
(Abt 1535-1597)
John Roper 1st Baron Tenyham [19419]
Elizabeth Park [19420]
George Vaux [19417]
Elizabeth Roper [19418]
(Abt 1564-)
Edward Vaux 4th Baron Vaux of Harrowden [42280]


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Elizabeth Howard Countess Banbury [42281]

Edward Vaux 4th Baron Vaux of Harrowden [42280] 25

  • Born: 13 Sep 1588
  • Marriage: Elizabeth Howard Countess Banbury [42281]
  • Died: 8 Sep 1661 at age 72
  • Buried: Sep 1661, Dorking, Surrey, England

bullet  General Notes:

Patron of Shakespeare. Became a ward of the Queen <> (and was suspected with his mother of being implicated in the Gunpowder Plot 1605. Under Lic. he travelled abroad with Sir Oliver Manners in Italy 1609-11. For refusing to take the Oath of Allegiance he was committed to the Fleet prison and was sentanced in the Kings Bench to perpetual imprisionment and loss of property. 01 Mar 1611/12. Transferred to the costody of the Dean of Westminster, had a grant of his forfeited lands. Oct 1612. Was released on surety of 1000, and on 5th Nov 1614 of 500. 22 Apr 1613. Summoned to Parliament, 03 Jan 1620/21. Colonel in an English regt. in the Spanish service in Flanders 1622. For resisting the Dep. Lieuts. of Northamptonshire, he was with his brother William again committed to the Fleet prison. He paid 300 to purge his personal attendance on the King at York, Mar 1638/39. His estate sequestered by Parliament for his recusancy. 1624/25. Officially Edward had no issue, but the two sons borne to Elizabeth, Countess Banbury, were widely supposed to have been Edward's children, rather than the children of William Knollys, 1 E. Banbury.


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Acceded, 1595.


Edward married Elizabeth Howard Countess Banbury [42281] [MRIN: 551609291], daughter of Thomas Howard 1st Earl of Suffolk [19482] and Catherine Knyvett Countess Suffolk [19554]. (Elizabeth Howard Countess Banbury [42281] was christened on 11 Aug 1586 in Saffron, Walden, Essex, England, died on 17 Apr 1658 and was buried in Dorking, Surrey, England.)

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