The Phillips, Weber, Kirk, & Staggs families of the Pacific Northwest

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  • ID: I17250
  • Name: John 2nd Baron DARCY , of Chiche, Sir 1
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: ABT 1532 in Chiche, Essex, England 1
  • Death: 3 MAR 1580/81 in Chiche, Essex, England 1
  • Burial: St. Osyths Priory, Essex, England
  • Note:

    JOHN (DARCY), BARON DARCY OF CHECHE, only son and heir, aged 26 at his father's death. Knighted at the Coronation, 15 January 1558/9. He took his seat in the House of Lords 25 January 1558/9. He entertained the Queen at St. Osyth's, July 1561, and August 1579. Admitted Gray's Inn, 4 February 1562/3.

    He married Frances, daughter of Richard (RICH), BARON RICH [Lord Chancellor), by Elizabeth, sister of William JENKS. She died before him. He died 3 March 1580/1, and was buried at St. Osyth's, aged about 58. [Complete Peerage IV:78, (transcribed by Dave Utzinger)]

    Note: I think CP made an arithmetic error: John was about 48 when he died.

    Father: Thomas 1st Baron DARCY , of Chiche, KG, Sir b: 1506 in Chiche, Essex, England
    Mother: Elizabeth de VERE b: ABT 1511 in Kibblestone, Stone, Staffordshire, England

    Marriage 1 Frances RICH b: ABT 1539 in Leez Priory, Essex, England
      1. Has Children Thomas 3rd Baron DARCY , of Chiche, Earl Rivers b: 5 JUL 1565 in Hornby Castle, Yorkshire, England

      1. Title: Complete Peerage of England Scotland Ireland Great Britain and the United Kingdom, by G. E Cokayne, Sutton Publishing Ltd, 2000
        Page: IV:79
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