BIOGRAPHY OF FRANCIS NEWPORT 1ST EARL BRADFORD 1620-1708

GENERAL

Paternal Family Tree: NEWPORT

Descent English Royalty: 11G Grandson Edward "Longshanks" I King England

Descent French Royalty: 15G Grandson Louis VII King Franks

Descent Royal House of Wessex: 18G Grandson Edmund "Ironside" I King England

EVENTS

On 23 Feb 1620 Francis Newport 1st Earl Bradford was born to Richard Newport 1st Baron Newport (32) and Rachel Leveson at Wroxeter

On Feb 1640 Francis Newport 1st Earl Bradford (19) was elected as MP Shrewsbury during the Short Parliament

On Nov 1640 Francis Newport 1st Earl Bradford (20) was elected as MP Shrewsbury during the Long Parliament

On 28 Apr 1642 Francis Newport 1st Earl Bradford (22) and Diana Russell were married

On 22 Jun 1644 Francis Newport 1st Earl Bradford (24) was captured during the Battle of Oswestry fighting for the Royalists.

After 22 Jun 1644 Francis Newport 1st Earl Bradford was imprisoned

On 03 Sep 1644 Richard Newport 2nd Earl Bradford was born to Francis Newport 1st Earl Bradford (24) and Diana Russell

Around 1655 Thomas Newport 1st Baron Torrington was born to Francis Newport 1st Earl Bradford (34) and Diana Russell at High Ercall

In 1660 Francis Newport 1st Earl Bradford (39) was appointed as Custos Rotulorum Shropshire

In 1660 Francis Newport 1st Earl Bradford (39) was appointed as Lord Lieutenant Shropshire

In 1668 Francis Newport 1st Earl Bradford (47) was appointed as Privy Council

On 11 Mar 1675 Francis Newport 1st Earl Bradford (55) was created 1st Viscount Newport of Bradford in Shropshire

In 1688 Francis Newport 1st Earl Bradford (67) was appointed as Comptroller of the Household

In 1689 Francis Newport 1st Earl Bradford (68) was appointed as Lord Lieutenant Shropshire

In 1689 Francis Newport 1st Earl Bradford (68) was appointed as Privy Council

On 11 May 1694 Francis Newport 1st Earl Bradford (74) was created 1st Earl Bradford (1C 1694)

On 19 Sep 1708 Francis Newport 1st Earl Bradford (88) died at Twickenham

On 01 Oct 1708 Francis Newport 1st Earl Bradford was buried at St Andrew's Church

Catherine Newport was born to Francis Newport 1st Earl Bradford and Diana Russell

ANCESTRY

Father: Richard Newport 1st Baron Newport (10G Grandson Edward "Longshanks" I King England)

GrandFather: Francis Newport (9G Grandson Edward "Longshanks" I King England)

1G GrandFather: Richard Newport (8G Grandson Edward "Longshanks" I King England)

2G GrandFather: Thomas Newport

2G GrandMother: Anne Corbet (7G Granddaughter Edward "Longshanks" I King England)

3G GrandFather: Robert Corbet (8G Grandson Edward "Longshanks" I King England)

4G GrandFather: Richard Corbet

4G GrandMother: Elizabeth Devereux (7G Granddaughter Edward "Longshanks" I King England)

3G GrandMother: Elizabeth Vernon (6G Granddaughter Edward "Longshanks" I King England)

4G GrandFather: Henry Vernon (12G Grandson Henry "Beauclearc" I King England)

4G GrandMother: Anne Talbot (5G Granddaughter Edward "Longshanks" I King England)

1G GrandMother: Margaret Bromley

2G GrandFather: Thomas Bromley

3G GrandFather: Roger Bromley

2G GrandMother: Isabel Lyster

3G GrandFather: Richard Lyster

GrandMother: Beatrice Lacon

1G GrandFather: Roland Lacon

Mother: Rachel Leveson

GrandFather: John Leveson

1G GrandFather: Thomas Leveson

2G GrandFather: Nicholas Leveson

2G GrandMother: Denise or Dionyse Bodley

3G GrandFather: Thomas Bodley

3G GrandMother: Joan Leche

1G GrandMother: Ursula Gresham

2G GrandFather: John Gresham Lord Mayor

3G GrandFather: John Gresham

4G GrandFather: James Gresham

2G GrandMother: Mary Ipswell