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date: 18 September 2019

Baynton familylocked

(per. 1508–1716)
  • Alison Wall


Baynton family (per. 1508–1716), gentry, claimed direct descent from a courtier of Henry II. The quintessential county family, their local significance is still given visible expression in the Baynton chapel in Bromham church, with its tombs and memorials. In the early modern period the head of the family almost always played a leading part in the government of the county—during ...

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