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Sir Nicholas Bagenal or Bagenall or Bagnall (/ˈbæɡnəl/; 1509 – February 1591) was an English-born soldier and politician who became Marshal of the Army in Ireland during the Tudor era.
He was born the second son of John Bagenal (died 1558), a tailor who served as Mayor of Newcastle-under-Lyme, by his wife Eleanor, daughter of Thomas Whittingham of Middlewhich, Cheshire and cousin of William Whittingham, Dean of Durham. His elder brother, Sir Ralph Bagenal, was one of Henry VIII's courtiers.
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