CAVE, Thomas (c.1540-1609), of Baggrave, Leics.

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. c.1540, 1st s. of Francis Cave by Margaret, da. of Thomas Lisle. educ. M. Temple 1561. m. (1) c.1565, Catherine, da. and coh. of Thomas Colt of Newhall, Essex, 1s.; (2) Isabella Wake, s.p.; (3) Anne, da. of (?James) Lany, 2s. 5da. suc. fa. 1583. Kntd. Apr. 1603.

Offices Held

J.p. Leics. by 1574, sheriff 1579-80, 1592-3, dep. lt. by 1588, commr. musters 1596; commr. subsidy, Leicester 1590.1


Possibly through his father’s influence, Cave was specially admitted to the Middle Temple 29 Oct. 1561. In