Biography of Thomas Coventry 2nd Earl Coventry 1662-1710

Around 1660 [his father] Thomas Coventry 1st Earl Coventry (age 31) and [his mother] Winifred Edgecumbe (age 23) were married.

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Around 1662 Thomas Coventry 2nd Earl Coventry was born to Thomas Coventry 1st Earl Coventry (age 33) and Winifred Edgecumbe (age 25).

On 06 Jun 1682 [his future brother-in-law] Charles Somerset Marquess Worcester (age 21) and Rebecca Child Marchioness Worcester (age 16) were married. He the son of Henry Somerset 1st Duke Beaufort (age 53) and Mary Capell Duchess Beaufort (age 51).

In 1687 John Coventry 4th Baron Coventry (age 33) died. His uncle [his father] Thomas Coventry 1st Earl Coventry (age 58) succeeded 5th Baron Coventry.

In 1691 Thomas Coventry 2nd Earl Coventry (age 29) and Anne Somerset Countess Coventry 1673-1763 (age 17) were married. She the daughter of Henry Somerset 1st Duke Beaufort (age 62) and Mary Capell Duchess Beaufort (age 60). He the son of Thomas Coventry 1st Earl Coventry (age 62) and Winifred Edgecumbe (age 54).

On 11 Jun 1694 [his mother] Winifred Edgecumbe (age 57) died.

In 1695 [his brother-in-law] Arthur Somerset (age 23) and Mary Russell (age 26) were married. He the son of Henry Somerset 1st Duke Beaufort (age 66) and Mary Capell Duchess Beaufort (age 64).

On 16 Jul 1695 [his father] Thomas Coventry 1st Earl Coventry (age 66) and [his step-mother] Elizabeth Grimes Countess Coventry (age 25) were married. The difference in their ages was 41 years.

In 1697 [his father] Thomas Coventry 1st Earl Coventry (age 68) was created 1st Earl Coventry with a special remainder to issue of Walter Coventry brother to the 1st Baron Coventry. [his step-mother] Elizabeth Grimes Countess Coventry (age 27) by marriage Countess Coventry.

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On 13 Jul 1698 [his brother-in-law] Charles Somerset Marquess Worcester (age 37) died.

On 15 Jul 1699 [his father] Thomas Coventry 1st Earl Coventry (age 70) died. His son Thomas Coventry 2nd Earl Coventry (age 37) succeeded 2nd Earl Coventry, 6th Baron Coventry. [his wife] Anne Somerset Countess Coventry 1673-1763 (age 25) by marriage Countess Coventry. He was buried in St Mary Magdalene's Church, Croome D'Abitot [Map].

Monument in St Mary the Virgin Church, Elmley [Map]. The Monument was commissioned by his [his step-mother] second wife (age 29) but rejected by his son. She was, apparently, somewhat imaginative in describing her provenance to the point that the second Earl (age 37), son of the first Earl's first wife, refused to have the monument erected over his father's remains.

High quality. Monument including a white marble figure elbow reclining on a deep chest in front of a lengthy inscription and under an arch crowned with armorial bearings. Large sub-figures flank the chest and the armorial bearings. Earl's coronet. Signed by William Stanton (age 60). Powdered Wig. Heeled Shoes. Buckled Shoes.

Mary Glanville: She was born to John Glanville. In 1636 Colonel Piers Edgecumbe (age 27) and she were married at St Dunstan's in the West, Fleet Street.

Around 1702 [his son] Thomas Coventry 3rd Earl Coventry 1702-1712 was born to Thomas Coventry 2nd Earl Coventry (age 40) and [his wife] Anne Somerset Countess Coventry 1673-1763 (age 28).

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In Aug 1710 Thomas Coventry 2nd Earl Coventry (age 48) died. His son [his son] Thomas Coventry 3rd Earl Coventry 1702-1712 (age 8) succeeded 3rd Earl Coventry, 7th Baron Coventry.

On 14 Feb 1763 [his former wife] Anne Somerset Countess Coventry 1673-1763 (age 89) died at Snitterfield.

Family Trees of Thomas Coventry 2nd Earl Coventry 1662-1710

Paternal Family Tree: Coventry

Royal Ancestors of Thomas Coventry 2nd Earl Coventry 1662-1710

Kings Wessex: Great x 21 Grand Son of King Edmund "Ironside" I of England

Kings Gwynedd: Great x 22 Grand Son of Maredudd ab Owain King Deheubarth King Powys King Gwynedd -999

Kings Seisyllwg: Great x 24 Grand Son of Hywel "Dda aka Good" King Seisyllwg King Deheubarth

Kings Powys: Great x 22 Grand Son of Maredudd ab Owain King Deheubarth King Powys King Gwynedd -999

Kings England: Great x 15 Grand Son of King John "Lackland" of England

Kings Scotland: Great x 19 Grand Son of Malcolm III King Scotland

Kings Franks: Great x 27 Grand Son of Louis "Pious" King Aquitaine I King Franks

Kings France: Great x 20 Grand Son of Robert "Pious" II King France

Ancestors of Thomas Coventry 2nd Earl Coventry 1662-1710

Great x 2 Grandfather: Thomas Coventry

Great x 1 Grandfather: Thomas Coventry 1st Baron Coventry

GrandFather: Thomas Coventry 2nd Baron Coventry

Great x 2 Grandfather: John Sebright

Great x 1 Grandmother: Sarah Sebright

Father: Thomas Coventry 1st Earl Coventry

Great x 2 Grandfather: William Craven

Great x 1 Grandfather: William Craven

GrandMother: Mary Craven

Great x 1 Grandmother: Elizabeth Whitmore

Great x 2 Grandmother: Anne Bond

Thomas Coventry 2nd Earl Coventry 1662-1710 15 x Great Grand Son of King John "Lackland" of England

Great x 4 Grandfather: Peter Edgecombe

Great x 3 Grandfather: Richard Edgecombe 10 x Great Grand Son of King John "Lackland" of England

Great x 4 Grandmother: Catherine St John 9 x Great Grand Daughter of King John "Lackland" of England

Great x 2 Grandfather: Piers Edgecombe 11 x Great Grand Son of King John "Lackland" of England

Great x 1 Grandfather: Richard Edgecumbe 12 x Great Grand Son of King John "Lackland" of England

GrandFather: Colonel Piers Edgecumbe 13 x Great Grand Son of King John "Lackland" of England

Great x 2 Grandfather: Thomas Cotelle

Great x 1 Grandmother: Mary Cotelle

Mother: Winifred Edgecumbe 14 x Great Grand Daughter of King John "Lackland" of England

Great x 2 Grandfather: John Glanville

Great x 1 Grandfather: John Glanville

Great x 2 Grandmother: Alice Skirret

GrandMother: Mary Glanville