Sir Robert Bacon, 3rd Baronet

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Sir Robert Bacon, 3rd Baronet (born after 1570 – 16 December 1655)[1] was an English politician.

He was a younger son of Sir Nicholas Bacon, 1st Baronet and his wife Anne Butts, daughter of Edmund Butts.[2] In 1649, he succeeded his older brother Edmund as baronet.[3]

Bacon was married two times.[2] He had nine sons and three daughters by his first wife, Anne Peyton, daughter of Sir John Peyton, 1st Baronet.[4] Bacon was buried at Ryburgh in Norfolk[2] and was succeeded in the baronetcy by Edmund, a son of his seventh son.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Leigh Rayment - Baronetage". Retrieved 27 March 2009. 
  2. ^ a b c "ThePeerage - Sir Robert Bacon, 3rd Bt". Retrieved 21 January 2009. 
  3. ^ Debrett, John (1824). Debrett's Baronetage of England. vol. I (fifth ed.). London: G. Woodfall. p. 3. 
  4. ^ Kimber, Edward (1771). Richard Johnson, ed. The Baronetage of England: Containing a Genealogical and Historical Account of All the English Baronets. vol. I. London: Thomas Wotton. pp. 9–10. 
  5. ^ Burke, John (1832). A Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Peerage and Baronetage of the British Empire. vol. I (4th ed.). London: Henry Colburn and Richard Bentley. p. 65. 
Baronetage of England
Preceded by
Edmund Bacon
Baronet
(of Redgrave)
1649–1655
Succeeded by
Edmund Bacon