BELL, Edmund (1562-1607), of Southacre, Norf.

Published in The History of Parliament: the House of Commons 1558-1603, ed. P.W. Hasler, 1981
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Family and Education

b. 1562, 1st s. of Robert Bell by his 3rd w. Dorothy, da. and h. of Edmund Beaupré of Beaupré Hall. educ. ?Pembroke, Camb. 1579. m. (1) Anne, da. of Peter Osborne, 5s.; (2) Elizabeth; (3) Muriel, da. of Sir Thomas Knyvet of Ashwellthorpe, at least 3da. suc. fa. 1577. Kntd. 1603.

Offices Held

J.p. Norf. from c.1599.


Bell inherited property in Norfolk, Essex, Hertfordshire and Kent, the major part from his mother, who after his father’s death married John Peyton I. Bell investe