Person:Thomas Wyatt (28)

Sir Thomas Wyatt, Knight
d.11 Oct 1542
m. 1502
  1. Sir Thomas Wyatt, Knight1503 - 1542
  2. Margaret Lee1506 - 1543
  1. Sir Thomas Wyatt, Knt.1521 - 1554
Facts and Events
Name Sir Thomas Wyatt, Knight
Gender Male
Birth[1][2] 1503 Allington Castle, Allington, Kent, EnglandAllington Castle
Other Status: 1st marriage for wife.
with Elizabeth Brooke, Lady Wyatt
Alt Death[2] 10 Oct 1542 Clifton Maybank, Dorset, England
Residence? Allington Castle, Allington, Kent, England
Other? Kinship: Son and heir.
Occupation? OFFICE: Poet to King Henry VIII.
Occupation? OFFICE: Exquire of the Body.
Occupation? OFFICE: Marshal of Calais.
Occupation? OFFICE: Sheriff of Kent.
Occupation? OFFICE: Ambassador to the Emperor.
Reference Number? Q314325?
Death[1] 11 Oct 1542
Burial? Sherborne Abbey, Sherborne, Dorset, England

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Sir Thomas Wyatt (1503 – 11 October 1542) was a 16th-century English ambassador and lyrical poet. He is credited with introducing the sonnet into English literature. He was born at Allington Castle, near Maidstone in Kent, though his family was originally from Yorkshire. His mother was Anne Skinner and his father, Henry Wyatt, had been one of Henry VII's Privy Councillors, and remained a trusted adviser when Henry VIII came to the throne in 1509. In his turn, Thomas Wyatt followed his father to court after his education at St John's College, Cambridge. None of Wyatt's poems were published during his lifetime—the first book to feature his verse, Tottel's Miscellany of 1557, was printed a full fifteen years after his death.

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