Sir George Clerke was Lord of Watford and a leading Royalist. Sheriff of London 1641-42
Buried at the St. Peter and St. Paul Churchyard, Watford, Daventry District, Northamptonshire, England He left a wife Barbara (died February 1655, age 56), daughter of Robert palmer of Hill in the County of Bedford. sons: George, Robert and Clement. Daughters: Mary, Barbara, Sarah, Elizabeth and Dorcas. His children married as follows, according to the grave's inscription "GEORGE to MARY only daughter of PHILIP HOLMAN of Warkworth in this Countie, ESQr.; MARY to ROBERT ATKINS, son & heir of ROBERT ATKINS one of the Barons of ye Exchequer, and BARBARA to WADHAM WYNDHAM, son of Sir JOHN WYNDHAM late of Orchard in the Countie of Somerset, Knight. And since his decease SARAH to THOMAS KINNERSLEY, of Loxley in the Countie of Stafford, Esqr.; DORCUS to JOHN COTES, son and heir of JOHN COTES of Woodcote in the Countie of Salop, Esqr.; and ROBERT to FRANCIS daughter of the last mentioned JOHN COTES; ELIZABETH to JOHN WALCOT of Walcot in the said Countie, Esqr.; and CLEMENT to SARAH daughter and sole heire of GEORGE TALBOT of Ridge in the said Countie, Esqr."
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