Clinton, Edward 1st Earl of Lincoln

Male 1512 - 1584  (72 years)


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  • Name Clinton, Edward 
    Suffix 1st Earl of Lincoln 
    Born 1512 
    Gender Male 
    Died 16 Jan 1584 
    Person ID I10368  GrangerMusgrave
    Last Modified 27 Nov 2016 

    Father Clinton, Sir Thomas 8th Lord Clinton,   b. 1490,   d. 7 Aug 1517  (Age 27 years) 
    Mother de Poynings, Joan 
    Family ID F11571  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Blount, Elizabeth,   b. 1502,   d. Abt 1540  (Age 38 years) 
    Children 
     1. Clinton, Lady Katherine,   d. Aug 1621
     2. Clinton, Lady Margaret
    Last Modified 27 Nov 2016 10:52:12 
    Family ID F7220  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Stourton, Ursula,   d. 4 Sep 1551 
    Married 15 Jun 1541 
    Children 
     1. Clinton, Lady Frances,   d. 12 Sep 1623, Woburn Abbey Bedfordshire England Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Clinton, Sir Henry 2nd Earl of Lincoln,   b. 1540,   d. 29 Sep 1616  (Age 76 years)
    Last Modified 27 Nov 2016 10:52:12 
    Family ID F6592  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    Edward Clinton
    Edward Clinton

  • Notes 
    • Sir Edward Clinton 1st Earl of Lincoln was also known as Edward Fiennes.
      He succeeded to the title of 9th Lord Clinton [E. 1299] on 7 August 1517.
      He was invested as a Knight in 1544.
      He held the office of Chief Captain of Boulogne between 1548 and 1550.
      He was invested as a Privy Counsellor (P.C.) in 1550.
      He held the office of Lord High Admiral [England] between May 1550 and October 1553.
      He was invested as a Knight Order of the Garter (K.G.) in 1551.
      He held the office of Lord-Lieutenant of Lincolnshire between 1552 and 1585.
      He held the office of Constable of the Tower of London between 7 July 1553 and 19 July 1553.
      He held the office of Lord High Admiral [England] between February 1557/58 and 1585.
      He was commander of the army that crushed the rebellion of the northern earls in 1569.
      He held the office of Lieutenant of the Order of the Garter in 1570.
      He held the office of Lord Steward between 1572 and 1584.
      He was created 1st Earl of Lincoln [England] on 4 May 1572.
      He held the office of Lieutenant of the Order of the Garter in 1573.


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