Name: John 2nd Baron DARCY , of Chiche, Sir 1
Birth: ABT 1532 in Chiche, Essex, England 1
Death: 3 MAR 1580/81 in Chiche, Essex, England 1
Burial: St. Osyths Priory, Essex, England
BARONY OF DARCY OF CHICHE (II)
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
Frances RICH b: ABT 1539 in Leez Priory, Essex, England
- Thomas 3rd Baron DARCY , of Chiche, Earl Rivers b: 5 JUL 1565 in Hornby Castle, Yorkshire, England
- Title: Complete Peerage of England Scotland Ireland Great Britain and the United Kingdom, by G. E Cokayne, Sutton Publishing Ltd, 2000