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Sir Thomas Wodehouse in 1605, by an unknown artist.

Sir Thomas Wodehouse, 2nd Baronet (c. 1585 18 March 1658), was an English baronet and Member of Parliament.

Wodehouse was the son of Sir Philip Wodehouse, 1st Baronet, of Kimberley, Norfolk, and Grizell, daughter of William Yelverton. [1] He was Member of Parliament for Thetford from 1640 to 1653 [2] and served as High Sheriff of Norfolk in 1624. [1]

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Wodehouse married Blanche, daughter of John Carey, 3rd Baron Hunsdon, on 16 Jun 1605. She died on 6 November 1651. Wodehouse survived her by seven years and died on 18 March 1658. He was succeeded in the baronetcy by his son, Philip. [1]

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Baronetage of England
Preceded by
Philip Wodehouse
Baronet
(of Wilberhall)
16231658
Succeeded by
Philip Wodehouse