Lewis Theobald (1688 bapt.–1744)

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  • Baptized

    Lewis Theobald was born to Peter Theobald (d. 1690), an attorney, and his second wife, Mary, in Sittingbourne, Kent.

  • Father dies

    When Theobald's father died in 1690, he was taken into the family of his godfather Lewis Watson, third Baron Rockingham.

  • Death

    Theobald died of jaundice at his house in Wyan's Court attended only by his friend of thirty years, John Stede. He was interred at Pancras on the 20th, at 6 o'clock pm.