Sir Thomas Wyatt: Poems

Marriage and issue

In 1520, Wyatt married Elizabeth Brooke, (1503–1550), the daughter of Thomas Brooke, 8th Baron Cobham, by Dorothy Heydon, daughter of Sir Henry Heydon and Elizabeth or Anne Boleyn, daughter of Sir Geoffrey Boleyn.[9] A year later, the couple had a son:[10]

  • Sir Thomas Wyatt, (1521–1554), who led Wyatt's rebellion many years after his father's death.

In 1524 Henry VIII assigned Wyatt to be an ambassador at home and abroad, and some time soon after he separated from his wife on the grounds of her alleged adultery.[11]


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