Sir Edmund Bacon, 2nd Baronet, of Redgrave

Sir Edmund Bacon, 2nd Baronet (c. 1570 10 April 1649)[1] was an English baronet and politician.

He was the oldest son of Sir Nicholas Bacon, 1st Baronet of Redgrave, Suffolk and his wife Anne Butts, only daughter of Edmund Butts.[2] His younger brother was Sir Butts Bacon, 1st Baronet.[3] He was educated at Corpus Christi College, Cambridge, and admitted to Gray's Inn in 1586.[4] In 1624, Bacon succeeded his father as baronet.[3]

He sat as Member of Parliament (MP) for Eye from 1588 to 1589 and for Suffolk in 1593 and 1625. He was appointed High Sheriff of Suffolk in 1634.[5]

Bacon married Philippa Wotton, daughter of Edward Wotton, 1st Baron Wotton.[2] Their marriage was childless.[2] He was buried in Redgrave, Suffolk and was succeeded in the baronetcy by his younger brother Robert.[2]


  1. "Leigh Rayment - Baronetage". Retrieved 17 June 2009.
  2. 1 2 3 4 Kimber, Edward (1771). Richard Johnson, ed. The Baronetage of England: Containing a Genealogical and Historical Account of All the English Baronets. vol. I. London: Thomas Wotton. pp. 8–9.
  3. 1 2 Debrett, John (1824). Debrett's Baronetage of England. vol. I (5th ed.). London: G. Woodfall. p. 3.
  4. "Bacon, Edmund (BCN584E)". A Cambridge Alumni Database. University of Cambridge.
  5. "History of Parliament". History of Parliament Trust. Retrieved 2011-10-19.
Baronetage of England
Preceded by
Nicholas Bacon
(of Redgrave)
Succeeded by
Robert Bacon

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