Horatio Townshend, Sir; 1630-1687; 1st Viscount Townshend of Raynham

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Horatio Townshend, Sir; 1630-1687; 1st Viscount Townshend of Raynham

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1630-1687

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Baptised 16 December 1630 at Stiffkey. 2nd son of Sir Roger (d 1637) and Mary. Created Baron Townshend of Lynn Regis, 1661. 1st Viscount Townshend of Raynham, 1682. Lord Lieutenant of Norfolk, 15 August 1661-25 February 1675/76; Vice-Admiral of Norfolk, 1662-1676; High Steward of Lynn, 1664-1684; Colonel of a regiment of foot, 13 June 1667. Buried 10 December 1687 at East Raynham. Father of Charles, 2nd Viscount.

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East Raynham, Norfolk

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GB/153/NM/6678

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Created on: 14/03/2005 by Droip

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