COLEPEPER, Thomas (c.1561-1613), of Wigsell, Suss.
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Family and Education
b. c.1561, 1st s. of John Colepeper of Wigsell by Elizabeth (d.1618), da. of William Sedley of Southfleet, Kent. educ. Hart Hall, Oxf. 1579; M. Temple 1583. m. (1) Anne (d.1602), da. of Sir Stephen Slaney, ld. mayor of London, 2s. 1da.; (2) Mary, da. and coh. of Roger Beeston of London, wid. of Francis Gibbon of Benenden, Kent, 1s. 3da. suc. fa. 1612.
There were several Thomas Colepepers living in Sussex and Kent in the late sixteenth and early seventeenth centuries, including one at Wilmington, another at Greenway Court, Hollingbourne, and a third at Aylesford. The Winchelsea hundred book identifies their 1597 Member o