Wright/Reeve, Robert -1642)

Robert Wright, or Reeve, of Thwaite in Suffolk, was the eldest son of Robert Wright, or Reeve, of Thwaite, and his first wife, Jane, daughter of George Kempe of Finchingfield in Essex. He married Mary, daughter of Everard Digby of Stoke Dry in Rutland. His second, but first surviving, son George was Member of Parliament for Eye from 1660 until his death in 1678, and was created a Baronet, 22 January 1662. His son Robert (1652 1688) left two daughters coheirs, Anne and Mary, who married two of the sons of Robert Sidney, 4th Earl of Leicester. Anne married the eldest son Philip, who succeeded his father, but died two years later without surviving issue. Mary married the fourth son, Thomas, and they had two daughters. Clements believed the stamp to be that of Sir Robert Wright, Justice of the Common Pleas, but he was the son of Jermyn Wright of Wangford, and the arms of the Wrights of Wangford were Sable a chevron engrailed between three fleur de lys or, on a chief or three spear heads azure.

Seat / Residence(s): Thwaite, Suffolk
Stamp(s) Stamp Information
Wright/Reeve, Robert (Stamp 1) Title: Wright/Reeve, Robert (Stamp 1)
Arms: On a chevron between three fleurs de lys three spearheads
Crest: Out of a mural coronet a dragon's head
Motto: Nobilitas sol aurius
Helmet: Esquire
Dimensions (height x width): 75mm x 57mm
Heraldic Charges: chevron, on a, between, Heraldic Charges: coronet, mural, out of a, Heraldic Charges: dragon's head, Heraldic Charges: fleurs-de-lys (3), Heraldic Charges: spearheads (3)