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Lettice (Knollys) Hampden (abt. 1590 - 1666)

Lettice Hampden formerly Knollys
Born about in Englandmap
Ancestors ancestors
Wife of — married 23 Sep 1616 in Reading, Berkshire, Englandmap
Wife of — married 5 Jun 1640 (to 24 Jun 1643) [location unknown]
[children unknown]
Died [location unknown]
Profile last modified | Created 2 Mar 2019
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Lettice Knollys was daughter of Sir Francis Knollys and his wife, Lettice Barrett.

She married firstly Sir Thomas Vachell of Reading in Berkshire, son of Walter Vachell and his wife, Elizabeth Lee.[1] Their marriage took place at St Lawrence, Reading on 23 Sep 1616. [2]

After Thomas' death she became the second wife of John Hampden, marrying him on 5 June 1640. [3]No children were born to Lettice and John. Lettice died in 1666. [4]

  • Fact: Burial (29 MAR 1666)

  • Fact: Other (01 OCT 1640) Stanford In The Vale,Berkshire,England


  1. The Four Visitations of Berkshire Page 136: Vachell of Colley
  2. Berkshire Marriages Index, Find My Past citing:Lettice Knowlls and Thomas Vatchell 23 Sep 1616 St Lawrence, Reading. By banns accessed: 28 Mar 2020 FMP
  3. Wikipedia: John Hampden
  4. Oxford Dictionary of National Biography: Hampden, John (1595–1643)

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