GRESHAM, Marmaduke (1627-96), of Titsey, Surr.

Published in The History of Parliament: the House of Commons 1660-1690, ed. B.D. Henning, 1983
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Family and Education

bap. 24 Jan. 1627, 2nd s. and h. of Sir Edward Gresham of Titsey, being o.s. by 2nd w. Mary, da. of Abraham Campion of Putney, wid. of Gabriel Wight of Brockham, Betchworth. educ. King’s, Camb. 1645. m. lic. 18 Dec. 1647, Alice (d. 1 Sept. 1682), da. of Richard Corbet, bp. of Norwich 1632-5, 8s. (6 d.v.p.) 4da. suc. fa. 1647; cr. Bt. 31 July 1660.1

Offices Held

J.p. Surr. 1659-87, ?1689-d., Kent July 1660-80; commr. for militia, Surr. Mar. 1660; lt.-col. of militia ft. Apr. 1660, commr. for assessment, Surr. Aug. 1660-80, 1689-90, Kent 1661-80, recusants, Kent and Surr. 1675; dep. lt. Surr. ?1675-86.2


Gresham’s ancestors were landowners in Norfolk by 1442, but the parliamentary history of the family begins under Henry VIII. The Titsey branch was established by Sir Joh