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William (Sir) Petty, MD

Male 1623 - 1687  (64 years)

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  • Name William (Sir) Petty 
    Suffix MD 
    Born 26 May 1623 
    Gender Male 
    Died 16 Dec 1687 
    Person ID I096877  Ancestorium
    Last Modified 6 May 2022 

    Father Anthony Petty,   d. lived at Romsey, Hampshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F477  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Elizabeth Waller, Baroness Shelburne,   b. Abt 1636,   d. Feb 1708  (Age ~ 72 years) 
    Married 1667 
     1. Anne Petty,   d. Nov 1737
     2. John Petty,   b. c 1669,   d. 1670  (Age ~ 1 years)
     3. Charles Petty, 1st Baron Shelburne,   b. 1672,   d. 1696  (Age 24 years)
     4. Henry, Shelburne, 1st Earl of Shelburne,   b. 1675,   d. 17 Apr 1751  (Age 76 years)
    Last Modified 6 May 2022 
    Family ID F51459  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Sir William Petty1
      M, #38420, b. 26 May 1623, d. 16 December 1687
      Last Edited=10 May 2014

      Sir William Petty 2
      Sir William Petty was born on 26 May 1623 at Romsey, Hampshire, England.3 He was the son of Anthony Petty. He married Elizabeth Waller, Baroness Shelburne, daughter of Sir Hardress Waller and Elizabeth Dowdall, in 1667.4 He died on 16 December 1687 at age 64.
      He graduated with a Doctor of Medicine (M.D.)5 He was appointed Fellow, Royal Society (F.R.S.)6 He was Professor of Anatomy in 1651 at Oxford University, Oxford, Oxfordshire, EnglandG.6 He was awarded the A Treatise of Taxes and Contributions in 1662.3 He wrote the book Verbum Sapienti, published 1665.3 He was appointed Knight. He wrote the book The Political Anatomy of Ireland, published 1672.3

      Children of Sir William Petty and Elizabeth Waller, Baroness Shelburne
      Anne Petty+1 d. Nov 1737
      John Petty b. c 1669, d. c 1670
      Charles Petty, 1st Baron Shelburne b. 1672, d. Apr 1696
      Henry Shelburne, 1st Earl of Shelburne+ b. 1675, d. 17 Apr 1751

      [S6] G.E. Cokayne; with Vicary Gibbs, H.A. Doubleday, Geoffrey H. White, Duncan Warrand and Lord Howard de Walden, editors, The Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain and the United Kingdom, Extant, Extinct or Dormant, new ed., 13 volumes in 14 (1910-1959; reprint in 6 volumes, Gloucester, U.K.: Alan Sutton Publishing, 2000), volume II, page 280. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.
      [S130] Wikipedia, online http;// Hereinafter cited as Wikipedia.
      [S18] Matthew H.C.G., editor, Dictionary of National Biography on CD-ROM (Oxford, U.K.: Oxford University Press, 1995). Hereinafter cited as Dictionary of National Biography.
      [S6] Cokayne, and others, The Complete Peerage, volume XI, page 667.
      [S6] Cokayne, and others, The Complete Peerage, volume VII, page 214.
      [S37] BP2003 volume 2, page 2239. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]