Thomas Culpeper of the Middle Temple1,2,3

Male, #8924, (1669 - circa Sep 1703)
Father*Sir Thomas Culpeper of Hollingbourne, Knight (c 1625 - c 26 Sep 1697)
Mother*Alicia Culpeper (s 1640 - 1730)
Name-AltSpell This surname is sometimes spelled Culpepper. 
Name-AltSpell This surname is sometimes spelled Colepeper. 
Birth*1669 Thomas was born in 1669. 
Middle Temple*say 1690  Say 1690, Thomas was admitted to the Honourable Society of the Middle Temple, commonly known as Middle Temple, one of the four Inns of Court (professional associations for barristers and judges) in London. 
Will2 Mar 1695 He is mentioned in the will of Sir Thomas Culpeper of Hollingbourne, Knight on 2 Mar 1695.4,5 
Marriage*say 1698 He married Alicia Culpeper say 1698. Thomas was the third of four husbands of Alicia Culpeper. 
Will*7 Aug 1703 He made a will on 7 Aug 1703.

Asks to be buried next to his father, Sir Thomas Culpeper of Hollingbourne, Knight, in Hollingbourne Church. Names in the will his wife, Alicia Culpeper; Sir Thomas Taylor of Maidstone, 2nd Bart., deceased; his brother-in-law Sir Thomas Culpeper of Preston Hall, 3rd Bart.; his sister Alicia Culpeper--the wife of Dutton Stede; his brother, William Culpeper of Hollingbourne; and his mother, Alicia Culpeper.6 
Burial*circa Sep 1703 His body was interred circa Sep 1703 at Hollingbourne Church, Hollingbourne, co. Kent, England
Death*circa Sep 1703 He died circa Sep 1703. 
Portrait*say 1710 He and William Culpeper of Hollingbourne were in a portrait say 1710 at co. Kent, England:
A 1700's portrait in the National Portrait Gallery, London.

The pictured include:

At upper left: Thomas Culpeper, Esquire (1669-1703).
At the center: William Culpeper, Esquire (1664-1726), brother of Thomas above.
At the lower left: William Hamilton (1663-1737), husband of Margaret Culpepper (1666-1736) who was the sister of Thomas and William Culpeper above. The notorious "Blue Dick" pamphlet was directed by William Culpeper to his hated brother-in-law, William Hamilton.

Siblings Thomas, William and Margaret were the children of Thomas Culpeper of Hollingbourne-The Younger.
The Five Kent Worthies
Will12 Aug 1710 He is mentioned in the will of John Lord Culpeper 3rd Baron of Thoresway on 12 Aug 1710.7,5 

Family

Alicia Culpeper (say 1656 - Apr 1734)
Marriage*say 1698 He married Alicia Culpeper say 1698. Thomas was the third of four husbands of Alicia Culpeper. 
ChartsThe 12th century Culpepers of England: Descendant Chart (16 generations, Males only)
The Culpepers of Hollingbourne, co. Kent, England (Possibly extinct): Descendant Chart
Last Edited4 Jun 2011

Citations

  1. Col. F.W.T. Attree R.E./F.S.A. & Rev. J.H.L. Booker M.A., "Colepeper of Aylesford Pedigree in The Sussex Colepepers, Part I", Sussex Archaelogical Collection, Vol. XLVII, 1904.
  2. James H. Sephton, Preston Hall, Aylesford, 496 Station Road, Aylesford, Kent: J. H. Sephton, 1997, Repository: Warren Culpepper's Personal Library.
  3. The "Middle Temple" designation comes from the will of John Lord Culpepper, Third Baron of Thoresway, who was the husband of Thomas' sister, Frances.
  4. Public Records Office, National Archives, London.
    Will of Thomas Culpeper of Hollingbourne (#8907), dated 2 Mar 1695 and proved P.C.C. Pyne, 274, transcribed by Charles Andrew Grigsby from the images at: http://gen.culpepper.com/archives/uk/wills/images/Thomas_of_Hollingbourne_1697.pdf.
  5. E-mail written 2007 to Warren Culpepper from Charles Andrew Grigsby, England, e-mail address.
  6. Public Records Office, National Archives, London.
    Will of Thomas Culpeper of Hollingbourne (#8907), dated 7 Aug 1703, transcribed by Warren Culpepper from the images at: http://gen.culpepper.com/archives/uk/wills/images/Thomas_of_Middle_Temple_1704.pdf.
  7. Public Records Office, National Archives, London.
    Will of John 3rd Lord Culpeper, dated 12 Aug 1710, transcribed by Charles Andrew Grigsby. Image at: http://gen.culpepper.com/archives/uk/wills/images/John_Baron_of_Thoresway_1719-1.pdf and
    http://gen.culpepper.com/archives/uk/wills/images/John_Baron_of_Thoresway_1719-2.pdf.