Frederick Cornwallis, 1st Baron Cornwallis

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The Lord Cornwallis
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Treasurer of the Household
In office
1660–1662
Preceded by Viscount Savile
Succeeded by Viscount Fitzhardinge
Privy Counsellor
In office
1660–1662
Personal details
Born 1610
Died January 1662
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Frederick Cornwallis, 1st Baron Cornwallis (14 March 1610/1 – January 1662) was an English peer, MP and Privy Counsellor. He was the eldest surviving son of Sir William Cornwallis (of Brome, Suffolk) and his second wife, Jane. After his father's death, his mother married Sir Nathaniel Bacon.

He married twice. His first wife, Elizabeth Ashburnham, was the daughter of Sir John Ashburnham (of Ashburnham and Penhurst, Sussex) and Elizabeth Richardson, 1st Lady Cramond. They had three sons (of which only one, Charles, outlived him), and a daughter. After her death in 1664, he married Elizabeth Crofts, daughter of Sir Henry Crofts (of Little Saxham), with whom he had a daughter.

He was the father of Charles Cornwallis, 2nd Baron Cornwallis; the grandfather of Charles Cornwallis, 3rd Baron Cornwallis; the great-grandfather of Charles Cornwallis, 4th Baron Cornwallis; the 2nd great-grandfather of Charles, Stephen, Edward, and Frederick Cornwallis; the 3rd great-grandfather of Charles, William, and James Cornwallis; the 4th great-grandfather of Charles Cornwallis, 2nd Marquess Cornwallis; the 5th great-grandfather of James Mann; the 6th great-grandfather of Fiennes Cornwallis; the 7th great-grandfather of Fiennes Cornwallis, 1st Baron Cornwallis; the 8th great-grandfather of Wykeham Cornwallis, 2nd Baron Cornwallis; and the 9th great-grandfather of Fiennes Cornwallis, 3rd Baron Cornwallis.

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Parliament of England
Preceded by
No Parliament
Member of Parliament for Eye
March 1640 – September 1642
With: Sir Roger North
Succeeded by
Morris Barrow and
Sir Roger North
Preceded by
Nathaniel Bacon and
Francis Bacon
Member of Parliament for Ipswich
1660–1660
With: Francis Bacon
Succeeded by
John Sicklemore and
William Blois
Political offices
Vacant
during English Republic
Title last held by
Viscount Savile
Treasurer of the Household
1660 – January 1662
Succeeded by
Viscount Fitzhardinge
Peerage of England
New creation Baron Cornwallis
1661 – January 1662
Succeeded by
Charles Cornwallis
Baronetage of England
New creation Baronet
1627 – January 1662
Succeeded by
Charles Cornwallis