Thomas Jermyn, 2nd Baron Jermyn
Jermyn was the son of Thomas Jermyn of Rushbrooke, Suffolk and Rebecca Rodway, from whom he inherited Rushbrooke Hall. He served as a captain of foot in Jersey from 1661 to 1679. From 1662 to 1679 he was Lieutenant Governor of Jersey. In 1673, Jermyn was elected Member of Parliament for Bury St Edmunds and held the seat until 1684 when he became Baron Jermyn on the death of his uncle, Henry Jermyn, 1st Earl of St Albans. He served as Governor of Jersey from 1684 until his death in 1703. He was succeeded by his brother, Henry Jermyn, 1st Baron Dover.
He married Mary, the daughter of Henry Merry of Barton Blount, Derbyshire, in 1659. They had five daughters:
- Hon. Henrietta, who married Thomas Bond;
- Hon. Mary, who married Sir Robert Davers, 2nd Baronet
- Hon. Merelina, who married, firstly, Sir Thomas Spring, 3rd Baronet, and, secondly Sir William Gage, 2nd Baronet;
- Hon. Penelope, who married Grey James Grove;
- Hon. Delariviera, who married Sir Symonds D'Ewes, 3rd Baronet.
|Parliament of England|
Sir John Duncombe
|Member of Parliament for Bury St Edmunds
With: Sir Thomas Hervey
Sir Thomas Hervey
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|Baron Jermyn of St Edmundsbury
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