CONINGSBY, Thomas II (d.1616), of Hampton Wafer, Herefs.

Published in The History of Parliament: the House of Commons 1558-1603, ed. P.W. Hasler, 1981
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Family and Education

3rd s. of Thomas Coningsby I of Leominster by Eleanor, da. (or half-sis.) of Thomas Hakluyt of Eyton, Leominster. m. (1) da. of one Sadler; (2) Frances, da. of Thomas Houghton of Houghton, Cheshire; at least 1s. 1da.

Offices Held

Feodary, Herefs. c.1599; j.p.q. by 1601; ?clerk of the petty bag 1608.


Coningsby was, like his kinsman and namesake of Hampton Court, a follower of the Earl of Essex. His inquisition post mortem, drawn up on 15 June 1617, pronounced his 12 year-old son Henry the heir to the manor he held at Grendon Warren and to his property in Leominster.

PCC 38 Arundel; Vis. Salop (Harl. Soc. xxviii), 131; C. J. Robinson, Herefs. Manors, 130; C142/353/65; HMC Hatfield, ix. 205; index petty bag recs.; CSP Dom. 1598-1601, p. 541.

Ref Volumes: 1558-1603

Author: H.G.O.