Baron Cromwell

Baron Cromwell is in Baronies of England Alphabetically.

1540 Arrest and Attainder of Thomas Cromwell

1540 Execution of Thomas Cromwell

1551 Sweating Sickness Outbreak

Baron Cromwell (1st Creation)

In 1375 Ralph Cromwell 1st Baron Cromwell (age 34) was created 1st Baron Cromwell.

On 27 Aug 1398 Ralph Cromwell 1st Baron Cromwell (age 57) died at Horncastle [Map]. His son Ralph Cromwell 2nd Baron Cromwell (age 30) succeeded 2nd Baron Cromwell.

On 02 May 1417 Ralph Cromwell 2nd Baron Cromwell (age 49) died at Tattershall [Map]. His son Ralph Cromwell 3rd Baron Cromwell (age 14) succeeded 3rd Baron Cromwell.

Before 1433 Ralph Cromwell 3rd Baron Cromwell (age 30) and Margaret Deincourt Baroness Cromwell (age 27) were married. She by marriage Baroness Cromwell.

On 04 Jan 1456 Ralph Cromwell 3rd Baron Cromwell (age 53) died at South Wingfield [Map]. He was buried at the Collegiate Church, Tattershall. Baron Cromwell became abeyant between his his two nieces, daughters of his sister Maud Cromwell: Maud Stanhope 4th Baroness Cromwell Baroness Willoughby of Eresby and Joan Stanhope.

On 10 Mar 1490 Joan Stanhope died. Her sister Maud Stanhope 4th Baroness Cromwell Baroness Willoughby of Eresby abeyance terminated 4th Baroness Cromwell.

On 30 Aug 1497 Maud Stanhope 4th Baroness Cromwell Baroness Willoughby of Eresby died. She was buried at Collegiate Church, Tattershall. Baron Cromwell abeyant between the daughters of the 1st Baron Cromwell Elizabeth Cromwell and Avice Cromwell Baroness Bardolf and their heirs.

Hansard. Debated on 19 Oct 1920. Petition of Selina Frances Bewicke-Copley (age 64), wife of Robert Calverley Alington Bewicke-Copley (age 65) (formerly Bewicke), of Sprotborough Hall, Doncaster, and Coulby Manor, Marton, both in the County of York, to His Majesty, praying His Majesty to determine in favour of the said Selina Frances Bewicke-Copley the abeyance now existing in the Barony of Cromwell, together with the rights, privileges, pre-eminences, immunities, and advantages, and the place and precedence due and belonging thereto, to hold the same to her and the heirs of her body lawfully begotten and to be begotten for ever; together with His Majesty's reference thereof to this House, and the report of the Attorney-General thereon thereunto annexed: Presented (by command); read, and referred to the Committee for Privileges to consider and report.

Hansard. Debated 09 Mar 1922. Report made from the Committee for Privileges—

That the Barony of Cromwell is an ancient Barony in fee.

That it is proved by the Writ of Summons 28th December, in the 49th year of King Edward III. and by other evidence adduced by the Petitioner that Ralph de Cromwell, Lord Cromwell was summoned to Parliament and sat in Parliament as a Peer of the Realm.

hat the Barony of Cromwell fell into abeyance on the death without issue of Ralph, third Lord Cromwell about the year 1455 between his nieces and co-heirs Maud, widow of Robert, Lord Willoughby de Eresby and loan, wife of Sir Humphrey-Bourchier

That after the death of Joan without issue 10th March, 1190, Maud succeeded in her own right as Baroness Cromwell and died without issue 30th August, 1497.

That the Barony of Cromwell then fell into abeyance between co-heirs, being the heirs respectively of the daughters of Ralph, first Lord Cromwell.

That William FitzWilliam of Sprotborough in the County of York was one of the aforesaid co-heirs being the sole heir of Maud, wife of Sir William FitzWilliam of Sprotborough and a daughter of Ralph first Lord Cromwell.

That James Duke of Abercorn, Dame Selina Frances Bewicke-Copley of Sprotborough (age 65) (the Petitioner), Charles john Peebles Chaplin, Mrs. Amabel Jemima Somers-Cocks, and the heir or heirs, if any, of Dame Elizabeth Savile, wife of Sir Henry Savile of Thornhill and Tankersley, are now the co-heirs of William FitzWilliam of Sprotborough, and are co-heirs of the Barony of Cromwell, now in abeyance.

That the Barony of Cromwell is now in abeyance between the co-heirs aforesaid and the other co-heirs, if any, of Ralph first Lord Cromwell, and is now at His Majesty's disposal.

Read; and agreed to; and resolved and adjudged accordingly; and Resolution and Judgment to be laid before His Majesty by the Lords with White Staves.

Ordered, That all deeds, documents and papers produced on behalf of the Claimant by her agents, be delivered to the said agents.

On 16 Jul 1923 Robert Godfrey Wolseley 5th Bewicke-Copley Baron Cromwell (age 30) abeyance terminated 5th Baron Cromwell.

On 21 Oct 1966 Robert Godfrey Wolseley 5th Bewicke-Copley Baron Cromwell (age 73) died. His son David Godfrey Bewicke-Copley 6th Baron Cromwell (age 37) succeeded 6th Baron Cromwell.

On 18 Aug 1982 David Godfrey Bewicke-Copley 6th Baron Cromwell (age 53) died. His son Godfrey John Bewicke-Copley 7th Baron Cromwell (age 22) succeeded 7th Baron Cromwell.

Baron Cromwell of Wimbledon in Surrey (2nd Creation)

Baron Cromwell of Wimbledon in Surrey is also in Baronies of England Chronologically, Forfeit Baronies of England.

On 08 Jul 1536 Thomas Cromwell 1st Earl Essex (age 51) was created 1st Baron Cromwell of Wimbledon in Surrey.

On 10 Jun 1540 Thomas Cromwell 1st Earl Essex (age 55) attended a Meeting of the Privy Council where he was arrested. It isn't entirely clear why he was arrested but his role in the King's recent failed marriage to Anne of Cleves Queen Consort England (age 24) is likely to have played a part. Either Thomas Howard 3rd Duke of Norfolk (age 67) or William Fitzwilliam 1st Earl of Southampton (age 50) tore off Cromwell's (age 55) St George of the Order of the Garter; the source of this story unknown? He was imprisoned in the Tower of London [Map].

Earl Essex and Baron Cromwell of Wimbledon in Surrey forfeit.

On 28 Jul 1540 Thomas Cromwell (age 55) was beheaded at Tower Hill [Map]. Earl Essex, Baron Cromwell of Wimbledon in Surrey forfeit. He was buried at St Peter ad Vincula Church, Tower of London [Map].

Baron Cromwell Oakham (3rd Creation)

Baron Cromwell Oakham is also in Baronies of England Chronologically.

On 18 Dec 1540 Gregory Cromwell 1st Baron Cromwell Oakham (age 20) was created 1st Baron Cromwell Oakham. Elizabeth Seymour Baroness Cromwell Oakham (age 22) by marriage Baroness Cromwell Oakham.

On 04 Jul 1551 Gregory Cromwell 1st Baron Cromwell Oakham (age 31) died of sweating sickness. His son Henry Cromwell 2nd Baron Cromwell Oakham (age 13) succeeded 2nd Baron Cromwell Oakham.

Before 1560 Henry Cromwell 2nd Baron Cromwell Oakham (age 22) and Mary Paulett Baroness Cromwell Oakham were married. She by marriage Baroness Cromwell Oakham. She the daughter of John Paulet 2nd Marquess Winchester (age 49) and Elizabeth Willoughby.

In 1592 Henry Cromwell 2nd Baron Cromwell Oakham (age 54) died. His son Edward Cromwell 3rd Baron Cromwell Oakham (age 32) succeeded 3rd Baron Cromwell Oakham. Francis Rugge Baroness Cromwell Oakham by marriage Baroness Cromwell Oakham.

On 27 Apr 1607 Edward Cromwell 3rd Baron Cromwell Oakham (age 47) died. His son Thomas Cromwell 1st Earl Ardglass (age 12) succeeded 4th Baron Cromwell Oakham. Elizabeth Meverell Countess Ardglass by marriage Baroness Cromwell Oakham.