SACKVILLE, Christopher (by 1519-58/59), of Albourne and Worth, Suss.

Published in The History of Parliament: the House of Commons 1509-1558, ed. S.T. Bindoff, 1982
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Family and Education

b. by 1519, 2nd s. of John Sackville I of Withyham and Chiddingly by 1st w. Margaret, da. of Sir William Boleyn of Blickling, Norf.; bro. of John II and Richard Sackville II. m. by 1541, Constance, da. of Thomas Culpeper of Bedgebury, Kent, at least 2s. inc. John 1da.1

Offices Held

Gent. pens. 1540-d.2


Christopher Sackville perhaps owed his appointment at court to kinship with William Baron Sandys, who died not long after the establishment of the gentlemen pensioners. Most of what has come to light about Sackville refers to his household duties, for which he received £46 13s.4d. a year and, from 1551, an annuity of £10. In 1544 he served in Henry VIII’s last French war and in the following reign he p