Birth: 1537 - Circa

Place or Registered Place of Birth: Buckenham, Norfolk

Baptism: Not Known

Place of Baptism: Not Known

Death: 28 December 1568

Place or Registered Place of Death: Not Known

Place of Burial: West Drayton, Middlesex

Father: William Paget

Mother: Anne Preston

Spouse(s): Katherine Knyvett

Date of Marriage: 20 May 1567

Place or Registered Place of Marriage: Buckenham, Norfolk


Elizabeth Paget (1568-1570)


Sir Henry Paget, 2nd Lord Paget (of Beaudesert) was born circa 1537. He was the son of Sir William Paget, 1st Lord Paget (of Beaudesert) and Anne Preston. He married Katherine Knyvett, daughter of Sir Henry Knyvett and Anne Pickering, on 20 May 1567 at West Drayton, London, England. He died on 28 December 1568, without male issue. He was buried at West Drayton, London, England.

Sir Henry Paget, 2nd Lord Paget (of Beaudesert) was invested as a Knight, Order of the Bath (K.B.) before 29 September 1553. He held the office of Member of Parliament (M.P.) for Arundel in 1555. He held the office of Member of Parliament (M.P.) for Lichfield in 1559. He held the office of Member of Parliament (M.P.) for Lichfield from 1562 to 1563. He succeeded to the title of 2nd Lord Paget, of Beaudesert [E., 1549] on 9 June 1563.

Collins Peerage of England - By Arthur Collins
Henry, Second Lord Paget, was made one of the Knights of the Bath, at the coronation of Queen Mary; and being summoned to parliament in 8 Eliz. took his place there on September 30th. By his last testament, dated on November 27th, 1568, he orders his body to be buried in the parish church of West Drayton, in com. Middlesex; appointing that a convenient tomb should be erected over the graves of his father, and mother, and his own grave. He bequeaths to the Lady, his mother, the ring, with a diamond, which he had of the gift of his very good Lord the Earl of Leicester. And if he happens to decease without issue male, he bequeaths to Elizabeth, his daughter, 500l. and if the Lady Catherine his wife, be with child, and it be a daughter, 500l. but if no issue male, then 500l. more. He ordains all his furniture within his mansion-houses of Paget-place, and Drayton, in Middlesex; Beaudesert, and Burton, in the county of Stafford, shall continue to such at shall be owners thereof. He bequeaths to his brothers, Thomas, and Charles Paget, all his books, if he deceases without issue male; constitutes the Lady Catharine, his wife, sole executrix, and overseer, his brother Thomas Paget, Henry Knevet, John Vaughan, and Richard Cooper, Esqrs. And by a codicil, dated November 13th, 1568, he bequeathed all his right and term of years he had to come, in all those woods called Great-hedge, situate in the parish of Icknam, in the county of Middlesex, and in the parsonage of Harmonsworth, in the said county, after the decease of the Lady his mother, to such as at the time of her decease shall inherit the manour of West Drayton, for the better maintenance of hospitality in the mansion-house there.

He died on December 28th, ensuing; and the probate of his will bears date on May 4th, 1569.

He had issue, by Catharine his wife, daughter of Sir Henry Knevet, of Buckenham in com. Norf. Knt. one daughter, Elizabeth, who was four months old at the death of her father, and died on June 29th, 1571. His relict was, secondly, married to Sir Edward Cary, of Aldenham, in Hertfordshire, Knt. ancestor to the present Viscount Falkland, of the kingdom of Scotland.

Child of Sir Henry Paget, 2nd Lord Paget (of Beaudesert) and Katherine Knyvett:

Elizabeth Paget, Lady Paget of Beaudesert b. Aug 1568, d. 29 Jun 1570

Henry Paget
2nd Baron of Beaudesert