Robert Wingfield

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Robert Wingfield (1532-1580)

Copyright 2006, Will Johnson,, Professional Genealogist, All Rights Reserved

His father's I.P.M. in 1576 states that Robert is "aged 44 or more". He married in Sep 1555 to Elizabeth Cecil (1525-1611) daughter of Richard Cecil.

He was M.P. for Peterborough in 14E1. Robert (Senior) died 31 Mar 1580 at Tickencote, Rutland, and was buried there on 2 Apr 1580. Robert and Elizabeth had four sons and one daughter per Burke's Landed Gentry, "Wingfield of Tickencote", who only names the 2nd son as John.



  1. Sir Robert Wingfield, Knt of Upton m Prudence Croke;
  2. John Wingfield of Tickencote; M.P. for Grantham; m1 Elizabeth Gresham; m2 Margaret Thorold;
  3. Dorothy Wingfield m Claypoole (per AR, also Leo cites TAG 1992)
  4. Elizabeth Wingfield m1 Morrison m2 Calybut (per Stirnet)

Original documents

Secondary sources

  • "Robert Wingfield" at Leo van de Pas' Genealogics (webpage) citing TAG Apr 1992 Charles Hansen
  • Living Descendants of Blood Royal, Vol 2, "Landrum"', Count d'Angerville; World Nobility, London. 1962, pg 503-508, (offline book), my personal library

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