Sir Hervey Bagot, 1st Baronet

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Sir Hervey Bagot, 1st Baronet (8 February 1591 – 27 December 1660) was an English MP.

He was born in Checkley, Staffordshire, the son of Walter Bagot and Elizabeth Cave. He matriculated at Trinity College, Oxford University on 18 November 1608. Until his first marriage he lived in Checkley and then moved to Field Hall, near the family's ancestral Blithfield home.

He married twice; firstly Katherine Aldersley, daughter of Humphrey Aldersley and secondly Ann Fisher, daughter of Sir Clement Fisher. By his first wife he had 6 children, including his successor Edward.

He was High Sheriff of Staffordshire in 1626 and Member of Parliament (MP) for Staffordshire MP for Staffordshire 1628-1629 and 1641-1642. He was created 1st Baronet Bagot of Blithfield Hall in the Baronetage of England on 31 May 1627.

Bagot died at Field Hall and was buried at Blithfield; his title was inherited by his eldest surviving son Edward. His other son, John Bagot, married Martha Mathews, went to the Thirteen Colonies, the family name was changed Baggett and he started the American branch of the Bagot family. He lived in either Surrey Co. or Isle of Wight Co., Virginia.

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Baronetage of England
Preceded by
New Creation
Baronet
(of Blithfield)
1627–1660
Succeeded by
Edward Bagot