Sir Nicholas Throckmorton (1515-1571), Diplomat
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A relation of Catherine Parr, Throckmorton was a staunch Protestant, and a supporter of Lady Jane Grey, though he served as a Member of Parliament under all the Tudor monarchs including the Catholic queen, Mary I. His importance during the reign of Elizabeth I was mainly as an ambassador to France and to Scotland.
Coughton Court, Nr Alcester, Warwickshire
Politics, Government and Diplomacy
Ambassadors and diplomats