Peyton, Thomas, Sir, 2nd Baronet, of Knowlton -1684)

Sir Thomas Peyton was the eldest son of Sir Samuel Peyton Baronet, of Knowlton in Kent, and Mary, daughter and coheir of Sir Roger Aston. He succeeded to the baronetcy in 1623. An ardent Royalist, and was elected Member of Parliament for Sandwich 1640, but disabled, and for Kent 1661-1667. He e married firstly Margaret, daughter and heir of Sir John Bernard of Isleham in Cambridgeshire, and secondly, Margaret, daughter and coheir of Sir Hugh Francis. He married thirdly Dame Jane Thornhill as her fourth husband. He died without a surviving male heir 11 February 1684, when the baronetcy became extinct. He was buried in Westminster Abbey.

Seat / Residence(s): Knowlton, Kent
Stamp(s) Stamp Information
Peyton, Thomas, Sir, 2nd Baronet, of Knowlton (Stamp 1) Arms: Quarterly of six 1. A cross engrailed in dexter chief a mullet (Peyton) 2. Quarterly per fess indented (Langley) 3. A cross crosslet (Atleze) 4. A fess in chief three roundels (Langley) 5. An eagle displayed (Athrig) 6. Per chevron on a canton a rose (Aston)
Quarterings: 1. A cross engrailed in dexter chief a mullet (Peyton) 2. Quarterly per fess indented (Langley) 3. A cross crosslet (Atleze) 4. A fess in chief three roundels (Langley) 5. An eagle displayed (Athrig) 6. Per chevron on a canton a rose (Aston)
Heraldic Charges: canton, on a, Heraldic Charges: cross crosslet, Heraldic Charges: cross engrailed, Heraldic Charges: eagle displayed, Heraldic Charges: fess, Heraldic Charges: mullet, Heraldic Charges: per chevron, Heraldic Charges: per fess indented, Heraldic Charges: roundels (3)
Peyton, Thomas, Sir, 2nd Baronet, of Knowlton (Stamp 2) Crest: A griffin passant
Heraldic Charges: griffin passant
Peyton, Thomas, Sir, 2nd Baronet, of Knowlton (Stamp 3) Monogram: T P