Wriothesley, Thomas

Wriothesley, Thomas:

see Southampton, Thomas Wriothesley, 1st earl ofSouthampton, Thomas Wriothesley, 1st earl of,
c.1500–1550, lord chancellor of England. Appointed a clerk of the signet in 1530, he rose in the favor of Thomas Cromwell and Henry VIII, who granted him many of the
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; Southampton, Thomas Wriothesley, 4th earl ofSouthampton, Thomas Wriothesley, 4th earl of,
1607–67, English nobleman; son of the 3d earl. At first an opponent of the court party in the events leading up to the English civil war, he later joined the royalists
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