Skip to main content

Fane, Sir Thomas, ? 1550-1589 (knight, administrator)



  • Existence: ? 1550 - 1589

Found in 1 Collection or Record:


The right and title of Sir Thomas Fane of Kent, knight, to the name, stile, and dignitie of Lord of Bergavenny, in the right of Dame Mary his wyf

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.3116
Scope and Contents

The statement of Sir Thomas's claim, which includes (fo. 11) a pedigree of the descendants of Sir William Beauchamp, 1st Baron Bergavenny, ends at fo. 53, and is followed (fo. 53a-b) by a double-page 'Catalogue of the barons of Bergavenny from the Conquest' in form of a pedigree, and by (fos 54v-79) a series of pedigrees to illustrate succession to baronies through a female heir. (fo. 81) answers to objections re descent of title.

Dates: 1588 (Circa)
Conditions Governing Access: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (