Sir Edmund Bacon, 5th Baronet
He was the oldest son of Sir Edmund Bacon, 4th Baronet and his first wife Philippa Bacon, daughter of Sir Edmund Bacon, 4th Baronet, of Redgrave. He attended school in Beccles and Bishop Stortford before studying at Caius College, Cambridge. In 1721, he succeeded his father as baronet. Between 1722 and 1738, Bacon was a Member of Parliament (MP) for Thetford.
On 7 November 1724, Bacon married Susan Rebow, daughter of Sir Isaac Rebow at the Chapel Royal in St James's Palace. They had a daughter and two sons. Bacon died at Bath, Somerset and was buried at Gillingham, Norfolk, two weeks later. Edmund, his only surviving son, succeeded to the baronetcy.
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|Parliament of Great Britain|
|Member of Parliament for Thetford
1722 – 1738
With: Robert Jacomb 1722-1733
Charles FitzRoy-Scudamore 1733-1738
Lord Augustus Fitzroy
|Baronetage of England|
1721 – 1738
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