Born: 1536 
Birthplace: Buckhurst, Withiam, Sussex, England
Location of death: London, England
Cause of death: Stroke
Remains: Buried, Westminster Abbey
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Aristocrat, Poet
Executive summary: Earl of Dorset
Baron Buckhurst, 1567–1608. Earl of Dorset, 1604-08.
 See John Gough Nichols, "The Birth of Thomas Sackville, First Earl of Dorset", Notes and Queries, 4th Series, 10th Volume, 13 July 1872, for a discussion of whether Sackville was born in 1527 or 1536. Evidence is in favor of the latter date.
Wife: Cicely Baker (m. 1555, six children)
Administrator: Chancellor, Oxford University (1591-1608)
UK Official Lord High Treasurer (1599-1608)
UK Official Lord Lieutenant of Sussex (1570-85)
Gorboduc (1561, with Thomas Norton)
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