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Cornwallis, Sir Charleslocked

(c. 1555–1629)
  • Chris R. Kyle


Cornwallis, Sir Charles (c. 1555–1629), courtier and diplomat, was the second son of Sir Thomas Cornwallis (1518/19–1604), and his wife, Anne (d. 1581), daughter of Sir John Jerningham or Jernegan of Somerleyton, Suffolk. Cornwallis's father was a noted Catholic who had taken part in the coup which gave ...

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