Sir William Twysden, 3rd Baronet

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Sir William Twysden, 3rd Baronet (11 December 1635 – 27 November 1697), of Roydon Hall in Kent, was an English landowner and Member of Parliament.

He was the eldest son of Sir Roger Twysden, 2nd Baronet, and succeeded to the baronetcy on 27 June 1672.

He entered Parliament in 1685 as member for Kent, and subsequently also represented Appleby, and was elected for New Romney although he never sat for the constituency.

He married Frances Cross, daughter of Josiah Cross, and they had ten children including Sir Thomas Twysden, 4th Baronet (c. 1676-1712) and Sir William Twysden, 5th Baronet (1677-1751).

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Parliament of England
Preceded by
Edward Dering
Sir Vere Fane
Member of Parliament for Kent
1685–1689
With: Sir John Knatchbull
Succeeded by
Sir John Knatchbull
Sir Vere Fane
Preceded by
William Cheyne
Sir John Walter
Member of Parliament for Appleby
1695–1697
With: Sir Christopher Musgrave
Succeeded by
Sir Christopher Musgrave
Sir John Walter
Baronetage of England
Preceded by
Roger Twysden
Baronet
(of Roydon Hall)
1672-1697
Succeeded by
Thomas Twysden