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Thomas Dudley

Born:
1576
Northhampton, England
near Castle Ashby
Died:
July 31, 1653
Roxbury, Massachusetts
Father:
Roger Dudley

Mother:
Susanna Thorne [?]
Brothers and Sisters:
One sister, probably younger
Spouse:
Dorothy York(e)
m. April 25, 1603
Hardingstone, England
Children:
Samuel Dudley
Anne Dudley
Patience Dudley
Sarah Dudley
Mercy Dudley
Spouse:
Catherine Hackburn
m. 1644
Children:
Deborah Dudley
Joseph Dudley
Paul Dudley

Additional Information:
Thomas Dudley emigrated to the America in 1630 aboard the "Arbella". He was the second governor of the Massachusetts Bay Colony, member of the first Board of Overseers of Harvard College and signer, in 1650, of college charter. One of the founders of Cambridge, Massachusetts. Instrumental in the establishment of the Roxbury Latin School, one of the first public schools in the American colonies.

Second wife Catherine Hackburn was the widow of Samuel Hackburn.

He applied the Sutton-Dudley seal and coat of arms to his will (a lion rampant vert, clawed and langued gules and with teeth and eye argent, surrounded by a bordure gules).


References:
Documents: Last Updated:
15 October 2000

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