WALSINGHAM, Thomas (c.1526-84), of Scadbury, Chislehurst, Kent.

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.1526, o. surv. s. of Sir Edmund Walsingham of Scadbury, lt. of the Tower, by his 1st w. Catherine, da. and coh. of John Gunter of Chilworth, Surr. educ. L. Inn 1542. m. by 1556, Dorothy (d.1584), da. of Sir John Guildford of Benenden, 5s. inc. Sir Thomas 8da. suc. fa. 10 Feb. 1550. Kntd. 1573.

Offices Held

J.p. Kent from c.1559, q. from c.1569, sheriff 1563-4; gov. Lewisham g.s. 1574.


Though he may have had a minor office under Edward VI, Walsingham, unlike h