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Lewis Mordaunt, 3rd Baron Mordaunt (21 September 1538 – 16 June 1601) was an English peer and politician.
He was the son of John Mordaunt, 2nd Baron Mordaunt and Ela (née FitzLewis) Mordaunt. He became the third Baron Mordaunt in 1571 on the death of his father.
A lover of art and buildings, he was a reluctant judge at the trial of Mary, Queen of Scots, beheaded in 1587, with whose death sentence he did 'most unwillingly concur'. He commanded troops recruited to resist when it was thought that the Spanish Armada would invade in 1588.
- The Mordaunt Family in Turvey http://www.turveybeds.com/mordaunts.html
- W R Williams Parliamentary History of the Principality of Wales
- MORDAUNT, Lewis (1538-1601), of Turvey, Beds. and Drayton, Northants. http://www.historyofparliamentonline.org/volume/1558-1603/member/mordaunt-lewis-1538-1601
- http://www.tudorplace.com.ar/MORDAUNT.htm#Lewis%20MORDAUNT%20%283%C2%BA%20B.%20Mordaunt%29[unreliable source]
|Parliament of England|
John St John
| Member of Parliament for Bedfordshire
With: John St John
Sir Edmund Ashfield
| High Sheriff of Bedfordshire and Buckinghamshire
|Peerage of England|
| Baron Mordaunt
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