Sir William Samwell

Sir William Samwell

Sir William Samwell (1559-1628) was an Auditor of the Exchequer to Queen Elizabeth I of England. He was knighted at the coronation of King James I of England in 1603. [Kimber, E. and Johnson, R. "The Baronetage of England: Containing a genealogical and historical account of all the English Baronets", volume 2, page 248. London, 1771]

His son-in-law is James Harrington (1611-1677), English political philosopher, best known for his controversial work, "Oceana".

His grandson is William Samwell (1628-1676), English architect.

The Samwell Baronets were created for his great-grandson Sir Thomas Samwell, 1st Baronet.


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