Thomas Wylde (c. 1670 – 12 April 1740) was an English politician and administrator. His residence was The Commandery, Worcester.
The Commandery is a historic building open to visitors and located in the city of Worcester, England. It opened as a museum in 1977 and was for a while the only museum in England dedicated solely to the Civil Wars. The Commandery ceased to be a Civil War museum when it reopened to the public in May 2007, having undergone a year and a half of refurbishments and reinterpretation jointly funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund and Worcester City Council, who own the building. It is a Grade I listed building.
He was the eldest son of Robert Wylde (c. 1622 – 1689) of The Commandery and his wife born Elizabeth Dennis. He first married in 1696 Katherine daughter of Sir Baynham Throckmorton and Katherine Edgecumbe by whom he was father of Robert Wylde (died 1752) a director of the South Sea Company, and secondly in 1720 Anne widow of Charles Dowdeswell, MP for Tewkesbury 1713–1714, and daughter of Robert Tracy of Coscomb Gloucestershire, a Justice of the Court of Common Pleas.
Sir Baynham Throckmorton, 3rd Baronet of Clearwell, Gloucestershire was an English politician who sat in the House of Commons at various times between 1656 and 1679.
The South Sea Company was a British joint-stock company founded in 1711, created as a public-private partnership to consolidate and reduce the cost of national debt. The company was also granted a monopoly to trade with South America and nearby islands, hence its name. When the company was created, Britain was involved in the War of the Spanish Succession. Spain and Portugal controlled most of South America. There was no realistic prospect that trade would take place, and the company never realised any significant profit from its monopoly. Company stock rose greatly in value as it expanded its operations dealing in government debt, peaking in 1720 before collapsing to little above its original flotation price; the economic bubble became known as the South Sea Bubble.
Under the will of his distant (half second cousin twice removed) kinsman Edmund Wylde (1618-1695) sometime MP for Droitwich Thomas inherited considerable estates including Glazeley, Shropshireenabling a career in parliament.
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He was Member of Parliament for Worcester in nine parliaments from 1701 to 1727 and a commissioner of the excise for Ireland from 1727 to 1737being unable to meet the expense of re-election to parliament.
"This Thomas represented the city of Worcester in Parliament, and very greatly impaired his fortune by contested elections. He was succeeded by his son, Robert, who married a daughter of Charles Dowdeswell, of Forthampton Court, co. Gloucester, and had issue Thomas Wylde, who, by his first wife, had issue a son, Thomas Rous Wylde, who married Anne, daughter of William Russell, of Powick;
and by his second, Elizabeth, daughter and co-heiress of Ralph Browne, of Caughley, Salop, he was father of a son, Ralph Browne Wylde, who assumed the surname of Browne, and was father of the present Thomas Whitmore Wylde-Browne, of the Woodlands, Salop. (Mr. Ralph B. Wylde-Browne succeeded to this estate on the death of his half-brother, Thomas Rous Wylde.)
Charles, the second son of Robert Wylde, married a Miss Fewtrell, and his present representative is the Rev. Charles Edmund Fewtrell-Wylde, son of the Rev. Robert Wylde, vicar of Claverdon, co. Warwick, and nephew of John Fewtrell-Wylde, of the Uplands, Chelmarsh, Salop, who assumed the surname and arms of Fewtrell, in addition to, and before those of Wylde, on the 9th of July, 1852, in compliance with the will of his said uncle."
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