Thomas West, 2nd Baron De La Warr
|Died||24 March 1602|
|Noble family||De La Warr|
|Issue||Sir Robert West|
Thomas West, 3rd Baron De La Warr
Anne West (again)
Elizabeth West (again)
|Father||William West, 1st Baron De La Warr|
Thomas West, 2nd and 11th Baron De La Warr ( // ( listen ) DEL-ə-wair; c. 1550 – 24 March 1601/1602) of Wherwell Abbey, Hampshire, was a member of Elizabeth I's Privy Council.
Thomas West was the eldest son of William West, 1st Baron De La Warr, by his first wife, Elizabeth Strange, the daughter of Thomas Strange of Chesterton, Gloucestershire.He succeeded his father, who had been created Baron De La Warr and died in 1595, by letters patent in 1597.
He was a Member (MP) of the Parliament of England for Yarmouth, Isle of Wight in 1586 and for Aylesbury in 1593. He was knighted in 1587. It is probable, though uncertain, that he had previously represented Chichester in the 1571 Parliament and East Looe in the 1572 Parliament.
From 1590 to his death he was one of the two Chamberlains of the Exchequer.
In 1597 he petitioned the House of Lords to have the precedence of the original barony, 1299, on the basis that he actually held the ancient peerage. After his claim was admitted, he sometimes referred to himself as 11th Baron.
West married, on 19 November 1571, Anne Knollys, daughter of Sir Francis Knollys and Catherine Carey, daughter of William Carey, esquire, by whom he had six sons and eight daughters:
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