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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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Kimberley, Norfolk village and civil parish in South Norfolk, Norfolk, England

Kimberley is a village and civil parish in the South Norfolk district, in the county of Norfolk, England, situated about 3 miles (4.8 km) north-west of Wymondham, around the crossroads of the B1108 and B1135. The parish has an area of 9.33 km2 (3.60 sq mi) and had a total population of 121 in 52 households as of the 2001 census. The parish absorbed the parish of Carleton Forehoe on the 1 April 1935.

Thetford was a constituency of the British House of Commons. It elected two Members of Parliament (MPs) by the bloc vote system of election until it was disenfranchised in 1868. Below are those MPs who held the seat from just prior to the Restoration onwards.

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
(of Wilberhall)
Succeeded by
Philip Wodehouse