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Richard Chichester

Male 1424 - 1496  (72 years)


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  • Name Richard Chichester 
    Born 23 Feb 1424  of Raleigh in Pilton, Devon, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    Died 25 Dec 1496  [2, 3
    Alternate death 25 Dec 1498  [1
    Buried Pilton, Devon, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Siblings 1 sibling 
    Person ID I8019  Ancestry of PNH, TNH, and others | Ancestor of DDB, Ancestor of TNH
    Last Modified 4 Mar 2020 

    Father John Chichester,   b. 1386, of Raleigh in Pilton, Devon, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Dec 1437  (Age 51 years) 
    Mother Alice Wotton,   b. of Widworthy, Devon, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 14 Dec 1437 
    Married Bef 1424  [1, 4, 5
    Family ID F4632  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Margaret Keynes,   b. of Winkleigh, Devon, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
    +1. Nicholas Chichester,   b. Abt 1452,   d. Bef 25 Dec 1496  (Age ~ 44 years)
    Last Modified 24 Sep 2015 
    Family ID F4628  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Sheriff of Devon 1463, 1468, 1474. His monument in Pilton church gives his death date as "24th of December 1498", but his IPM gives it as 25 Dec 1496.

  • Sources 
    1. [S145] Ancestral Roots of Certain American Colonists Who Came to America Before 1700 by Frederick Lewis Weis and Walter Lee Sheppard, Jr. 8th edition, William R. Beall & Kaleen E. Beall, eds. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Company, 2004, 2006, 2008.

    2. [S3784] History of the Family of Chichester, from A. D. 1086-1870 by Alexander Palmer Bruce Chichester. London: J. C. Hotton, 1871.

    3. [S699] The Visitations of the County of Devon, Comprising the Heralds' Visitations of 1531, 1564, & 1620, with additions by J. L. Vivian. Devon: 1895.

    4. [S49] Genealogics, by Leo Van de Pas.

    5. [S3784] History of the Family of Chichester, from A. D. 1086-1870 by Alexander Palmer Bruce Chichester. London: J. C. Hotton, 1871., says "in about 1424".