Edward Baeshe

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Edward Baeshe or Bashe (1507?-1587) was an English naval administrator and politician.

He was born the son of Richard Baeshe of Worcester.

He worked under Thomas Cromwell, and in 1550 became General Surveyor of Victuals for the navy.[1] He was the Member of Parliament for Rochester during the reign of Queen Mary and Elizabeth (elected Nov 1554, 1559 and 1563), and for Preston in 1571. He was Sheriff of Hertfordshire for 1571 and 1584. [2]

He married twice: firstly Thomasin Baker (no children) and secondly Jane, the daughter of Sir Ralph Sadler of Hackney, with whom he had two sons.


  1. ^ Hubert Hall Society in the Elizabethan Age
  2. ^ "History of Parliament". History of Parliament Trust. Retrieved 2011-10-21.