Reference Entry

Wentworth, Thomas, first Baron Wentworth (1501-1551), nobleman

Patrick Carter

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI:


Wentworth, Thomas, first Baron Wentworth (1501-1551), nobleman, was born at Nettlestead in Suffolk, the eldest son of Sir Richard Wentworth, de jure fifth Baron Despenser (d. 1528), and his wife, Anne, daughter of Sir James Tyrell of Gipping, Suffolk, the alleged murderer of the princes in the Tower who was ...

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