Petre baronets

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Sir Edward Petre, 3rd Baronet

The Petre Baronetcy, of Cranham Hall in the County of Essex, was a title in the Baronetage of England. It was created in circa 1642 for Francis Petre. The third Baronet was a Jesuit and close adviser to King James II. The title became extinct on the death of the fifth Baronet in 1722.

The Petre Baronets were members of a junior branch of the family headed by the Baron Petre.

Petre baronets, of Cranham Hall (c. 1642)[edit]

  • Sir Francis Petre, 1st Baronet (c. 1605c. 1660)
  • Sir Francis Petre, 2nd Baronet (c. 1630c. 1679)
  • Sir Edward Petre, 3rd Baronet (c. 1632–1699)
  • Sir Thomas Petre, 4th Baronet (1640–c. 1715)
  • Sir William Petre, 5th Baronet (1650–1722)