Thomas Finch, 2nd Earl of Winchilsea

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Thomas Finch, 2nd Earl of Winchilsea (13 Jun 1578 – 4 Nov 1639) was an English peer and Member of Parliament.

Finch was the son of Sir Moyle Finch, 1st Baronet and Elizabeth Heneage, 1st Countess of Winchilsea. He married Cecille Wentworth in 1609.[1]

Finch represented the constituencies of Winchelsea and Kent as a Member of Parliament.[2]

Finch inherited the earldom of Winchilsea from Elizabeth Finch, 1st Countess of Winchilsea on her death in 1634 and was succeeded on his own death in 1639 by his son Heneage Finch, 3rd Earl of Winchilsea.


Leigh Rayment's Peerage Pages [self-published source][better source needed]

Parliament of England
Preceded by
Member of Parliament for Winchelsea
With: Edward Nicholas
Succeeded by
Edward Nicholas
John Finch
Preceded by
Sir Edward Hales, 1st Baronet
Sir Edward Scott
Member of Parliament for Kent
Succeeded by
Parliament suspended until 1640
Peerage of England
Preceded by
Elizabeth Finch
Earl of Winchilsea
Succeeded by
Heneage Finch
Viscount Maidstone
Baronetage of England
Preceded by
Theophilus Finch
(of Eastwell, Kent)
Succeeded by
Heneage Finch