Heathcock Genealogy Database - Person Sheet
Heathcock Genealogy Database - Person Sheet
NameSir Lawrence Hyde 2976,2961
Death25 Jan 1641, Salisbury, Wiltshire, England Age: 79
FatherLaurence Hyde (ca1511-1590)
MotherAnne Sibell (ca1537-1605)
Birth16 Sep 1574, Benham, Speen, Berkshire, England
Death24 Aug 1641, Salisbury, Wiltshire, England Age: 66
FatherJohn Baptista Castilian (ca1542-1597)
Notes for Sir Lawrence Hyde
Attorney General to Queen Anne, wife of James I. Sir Laurence Hyde was a son of Laurence Hyde of West Hatch, Wilts, and elder brother of Henry Hyde, the father of Edward Hyde, Earl of Clarendon, who was, therefore a first cousin of Sir Henry Hyde and his ten brothers, amongst whom were Sir Robert Hyde (Lord Chief Justice); Alexander, Bishop of Salisbury; Sir Frederick, Chief Justice of South Wales; and James, Principal of Magdalen Hall, mentioned in Evelyn’s diary.2977

Sir Laurence Hyde of Wiltshire, matriculated in Magdalen Hall, Oxford, ca 1579 at age 17:

HYDE, (Sir) Laurence, of Wilts. Magdalen Hall, matric. entry under date circa 1579, aged 17 (as gen.), B.A. 9 March 1579-80; of Heale, near Salisbury, bar.-at-law, Middle Temple, 1589, treasurer 1616 (as 2nd son of Laurence, of West Hatch, Wilts.), M.P. Heytesbury 1584-5, 1597-8, Chippenham 1586-7, Marlborough 1601, 1604-11, knnighted 27 Nov., 1614, attorney to Anne, queen of James I.; died 26 Jan., 1641; brother of Nicholas 1590, and of Henry 1579; father of Alexander 1615, Edward 1625, Laurence and Robert 1610, William 1613, Thomas 1627, Francis 1616, and James 1632. See Foster’s Judges and Barristers; Fasti, i. 212; & Foster’s Index Eccl.2978

Note: Online genealogies commonly attribute this Laurence Hyde as the father of Richard Hyde, who immigrated to Vigrinia in 1635/36 (a count of public member trees at Ancestry.com on 23 Sep 2011 revealed 39 trees that show Richard Hyde’s parents as Laurence Hyde and Barbara Castilian (including my own!). However, the foregoing list of sons of Sir Laurence Hyde does not enumerate a son named Richard.
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