STIFFKEY, NORFOLK

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Consists of loose accounts of Sir Nathaniel BACON of Stiffkey, Norfolk 1576-1626

Administrative / Biographical History

The records described below appear to relate to Nathaniel BACON (1547? - 1622) of Stiffkey, Norfolk, the second son of Sir Nicholas Bacon (1509 - 1579), Lord Keeper. He was admitted to Gray's Inn 1562 December 15; M.P. for Tavistock 1571 and 1572, for Norfolk 1584 and 1593, for Lynn 1597; Sheriff of Norfolk 1599; Knighted 1604 July 21. He died 1622 November 7 at the age of 75 and was buried in Stiffkey churchyard

Conditions Governing Access

Available for consultation

Acquisition Information

Presented in 1966 by Rothamsted Experimental Station, Harpenden, Hertfordshire, accession number 510

Other Finding Aids

A detailed catalogue is available at the Museum of English Rural Life

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