Burwell, Jeffrey

Person Key: 
BUR010
Family Name: 
Burwell
First Name(s): 
Jeffrey
Person Title: 
Sir
Knightage: 
Knight
Birth Year: 
1606
Death Year: 
1684
Century: 
17
County: 
Suffolk
Biography: 

Sir Jeffrey Burwell of Rougham Place, Suffolk married Elizabeth Derehaugh. Their daughter Mary married Robert Walpole of Houghton Hall, Norfolk, and bore nineteen children, the fifth of which, Robert, became the first Earl of Orford, and Britain’s first Prime Minister.

Seat / Residence(s): 
Rougham Place, Suffolk