BLAGGE, Henry (c.1549-96), of Little Horningsheath, Suff.

Published in The History of Parliament: the House of Commons 1558-1603, ed. P.W. Hasler, 1981
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b. c.1549, 1st s. of George Blagge of Kent by Dorothy, da. of William Badby of Essex. m. 1571, Hester, da. of Sir Ambrose Jermyn by his 1st w. Anne, 2s. 2da. suc. fa. 1551.

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Blagge inherited lands in Shefford and Dartford, Kent when he was only two, on the death of his father, a gentleman of the bedchamber to Henry VIII. He probably moved to Suffolk shortly afterwards, when his mother, a former maid of honour, married Sir Ambrose Jermyn: he was certainly living there in 1571 at the tim