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Robert Killigrew MP (1580 - bef. 1633)

Sir Robert Killigrew MP
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Husband of — married about 1604 [location unknown]
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Died before in Hanworth, Middlesex, Englandmap
Profile last modified | Created 12 Apr 2009
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Robert Killigrew MP was a member of aristocracy in the British Isles.


b. c.1580, s. of William Killigrew by Margaret or Margery, da. of Thomas Saunders of Uxbridge, Mdx., wid. of Robert Wolman or Woolman and of John Leigh. educ. Christ Church, Oxf 1591; travelled abroad 1596. m. Mary, da. of Henry Woodhouse, at least 3s. 3da. Kntd. 1603; suc. fa. 1622.

He married Mary Woodhouse of Kimberley, Norfolk, (1584–1656), and they had several notable children:

  1. William Killigrew (1606–1695)
  2. Anne Killigrew (1607–1641)
  3. Robert Killigrew (1611-1???)
  4. Thomas Killigrew (1612–1683)
  5. Henry Killigrew (1613–1700)
  6. Elizabeth Killigrew (c.1615-c.1619)
  7. Catherine Killigrew (1618–1689), wife of Sir Thomas Stanley
  8. Elizabeth Killigrew (1622–1681), wife of Francis Boyle, 1st Viscount Shannon, was a mistress of Charles II and bore him a daughter
  9. Mary Killigrew (1623–1677), later wife of Sir John James, she has been confused in other biographies [3] with Mary Sackville (1645–1679) (formerly Berkeley, née Bagot)--the widowed Countess of Falmouth—who was another mistress

Robert died at Hanworth in the spring of 1633, his will being proven on the 12th of May. [1]


  1. Oxford Dictionary of National Biography: Killigrew, Sir Robert (1579/80–1633) Alastair Bellany

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