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Thomas Coventry (1578 - 1640)

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Thomas "1st Baron Coventry of Aylesborough" Coventry
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Thomas Coventry was a member of aristocracy in the British Isles.
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Thomas Coventry was born in 1578.[1]

Thomas was the eldest son of Sir Thomas Coventry, and his wife Margaret Jeffreys of Earls Croome or Croome D'Abitot, in Worcestershire.[1]

He was appointed Attorney-General on 11 January 1621 and Lord Keeper on 1st November 1625, and created 1st Baron Coventry of Aylesborough on 10th April 1628.[1]

Thomas was married to Sarah, the sister of Sir Edward Sebright, 1st Bt, of Besford in Worcestershire.[1]

After Sarah's death he married the "lovely, young, rich" Elizabeth, the daughter of John Aldersey of Spurstow, Cheshire, the widow of William Pitchford.[1]

Thomas Coventry died in 1640.[1]

Children of Thomas Coventry, 1st Baron Coventry of Aylesborough and Sarah Sebright

  1. Hon. Elizabeth Coventry+
  2. Thomas Coventry, 2nd Baron Coventry of Aylesborough+ b. c 1606, d. 27 Oct 1661

Children of Thomas Coventry, 1st Baron Coventry of Aylesborough and Elizabeth Aldersey

  1. Hon. Mary Coventry+
  2. Hon. Anne Coventry+ d. 1662
  3. Hon. Margaret Coventry d. 11 Jul 1649
  4. Hon. John Coventry+ b. c 1611
  5. Hon. Francis Coventry+ b. 1612, d. 1680
  6. Hon. Henry Coventry b. 1618, d. 7 Dec 1686
  7. Hon. Dorothy Coventry+ b. 1622, d. c May 1679
  8. Hon. Sir William Coventry b. 1626, d. 23 Jun 1686


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 The Encyclopaedia Britannica; a dictionary of arts, sciences, literature and general information. 1910. New York: Encyclopaedia Britannica. Vol: VII,, pp. 340-1, accessed 8 February 2015.

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On 8 Feb 2015 at 14:04 GMT Maryann (Thompson) Hurt wrote:

Hi Jonathon

According to the Encyclopaedia britannica Thomas was not married to Janet Row.

Do you have any sources for that marriage?


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