Venables, Thomas (1513 - 1580)

Born / Died

Birth Date: by 1513
Death Date: 1580-07-19

Marriages/Other Unions

  1. Type: marriage
    Union began: n.d.
    Union ended: n.d.

Offspring

From Needham, Maud ( - )

  1. Female offspring: Venables, Katherine (n.d.)
  2. Female offspring: Venables, Eleanor (n.d.)
  3. Male offspring: Venables, Anthony (n.d.)
  4. Female offspring: Venables, Agnes (n.d.)
  5. Male offspring: Venables, James (n.d.)

Primary Title

Baron Kinderton

Titles

  • Baron Kinderton
    Assumed 1540-07-31
    Vacated 1580-07-19
  • Knight
    Assumed 1544-05-11
    Vacated 1580-07-19

Details of Offices

Began Ended Notes
Chamberlain, Cheshire 1540 1572
JP, Cheshire 1543 1547
Commissioner of Musters, Cheshire 1545 n.d.
Commissioner of Musters, Cheshire 1548 n.d.
MP, Cheshire 1553-3 n.d.
Sheriff, Cheshire 1556-11-13 1557-11-16
JP, Cheshire 1561 1580
MP, Cheshire 1563 n.d.

Details of Properties

Residence

Lands

  • Cheshire: Bradwell, Eccleston & Middlewich

Events Naming Patron

Event Date Location Troupe
Performance 1578-1578 Guildhall, Exeter , Exeter (city-county) in Devon Baron of Kinderslay's Players
Performance 1556-1557 Chester (Unknown), Chester , Cheshire Baron of Kinderton's Minstrels
Performance 1557-1557 Simon Founder's House, Chester , Cheshire Baron of Kinderton's Minstrels
Performance 1578-1579 Boothall, Gloucester , Gloucestershire Baron of Kinderton's Players

Patronized Troupes

Troupe Name Patron Troupe Type # of events
Baron of Kinderslay's Players Venables, Thomas (1513 - 1580) Players 1
Baron of Kinderton's Minstrels Venables, Thomas (1513 - 1580) Entertainers/Minstrels 2
Baron of Kinderton's Players Venables, Thomas (1513 - 1580) Players 1

Owned Venues

Venue Name County Venue Type
Kinderton Hall Cheshire Private Residence

Bibliographic Sources

Bindoff, S.T. The History of Parliament: The House of Commons, 1509–1558. 3 vols. London: Secker & Warburg, 1982.
Hasler, P.W. The History of Parliament: The House of Commons, 1558–1603. 3 vols. London: HMSO, 1981.
List of Sheriffs for England and Wales from the Earliest Times to AD 1831. Public Record Office Lists and Indexes 9. London: HMSO, 1898.