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Henry Palgrave Esq. (abt. 1470 - abt. 1516)

Henry Palgrave Esq.
Born about in Norfolk, Englandmap [uncertain]
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[sibling(s) unknown]
Husband of — married about 1495 in Englandmap [uncertain]
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Died about at about age 46 in Thruxton, Norfolk, Englandmap [uncertain]
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Henry Palgrave, Esq. was the son of John Palgrave and Margaret Yelverton.[1]

He married Anna Glemham, daughter of John Glemham, Esq. and Eleanor Brandon.[1] They twelve children, including five sons and four daughters:

  • John,[1] eldest son, died without issue before 1524[2]
  • Clement, Esq.,[1] 2nd son, buried at Norwood Brenningham 30 April 1583, will dated 2 February 1575, proved 11 May 1583, married Margery Read (died 1566) and had issue[2][3]
  • James,[1] 3rd son, died without issue[2]
  • Thomas, Gent., married Anne Gunton and had issue[1] (Visitations call her Alice)[2]
  • Henry,[1] died young, before his father[2]
  • Frances, wife of Sir William Pennington,[1] of the North[2]
  • Anne, wife of Humphrey Smalpeece, Gent.,[1] of Hockering, Norfolk[2]
  • Eleanor, a nun at Carrow Abbey,[1][2]
  • Elizabeth,[1] died young[2]
  • 3 others

Henry Palgrave, Esq., left a will dated 11 September 1513. He died on 20 October 1516 and was buried at Barningham Norwood, Norfolk. His estate was probated on 14 January 1518 at Norwich, Norfolk, England.[1]


  1. 1.00 1.01 1.02 1.03 1.04 1.05 1.06 1.07 1.08 1.09 1.10 1.11 Douglas Richardson. Royal Ancestry: A Study in Colonial and Medieval Families, 5 vols., ed. Kimball G. Everingham. (Salt Lake City, UT: the author, 2013), vol. I, page 512, BRANDON 18, Anne Glenham.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 2.5 2.6 2.7 2.8 England. College of Arms, et al. The Visitation of Norfolk in the Year 1563. Norwich: Printed by Miller and Leavins, 1895. Online at HathiTrust, page 24.
  3. Charles John Palmer. Palgrave Family Memorials. Norwich, 1878. Online at, p. 7-8 (marriage, Henry DOD); pages 16-17 (pedigrees); pages 133-134 (Henry's will); pages 189-190 (brass).

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