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Henry Cock, MP

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Birthplace: Broxbourne, Hertfordshire, England
Death: Died
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Son of John Cock, MP and Anne Goodere
Husband of Ursula Bury
Father of Elizabeth Cocke
Brother of Frances Cocke; John Cocke; Thomas Cocke; Susan Cocke and Jane Cocke

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About Henry Cock, MP

b. 1538, 1st s. of John Cocke† or Cock, master of requests, by Ann, da. of Thomas Goodere of Hadley. educ. St. John’s, Camb. Easter 1553; I. Temple 1559. m. Ursula, da. and coh. of James Bury of Hampton Poyle, Oxon., 1s. d.v.p. 2da. suc. fa. 1557. Kntd. May 1577.1

Cocke died on 24 Mar. 1610. His only son had presumably already died, for the heirs were Cocke’s daughter Elizabeth, widow of Robert West, then married to Sir Robert Oxenbridge†, and his grandson Henry Lucy.5

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  • In 1544 Broxbourne Manor, with woods of 70 acres called Broxbourne Wood, Broderedyng, and Longehedge, was granted to John Cock, (fn. 27) who died seised of it in 1557, leaving it to his wife Anne as jointure, after whose death it passed to his son Henry. (fn. 28) Sir Henry Cock died in March 1609–10, leaving two daughters, Frances, the wife of Sir Edmund Lucy, and Elizabeth, who married first Robert West and secondly Sir Robert Oxenbridge. (fn. 29) Broxbourne was apportioned to Elizabeth, who married thirdly Sir Richard Lucy about 1617, and died in 1645. (fn. 30) Sir Richard survived her and continued to hold the manor until his death in 1667, when it passed to Ursula Oxenbridge, daughter of Elizabeth Cock by her second husband. (fn. 31)

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Sir Henry Cock's Timeline

1538
1538
Broxbourne, Hertfordshire, England
1579
1579
Age 41
Hertfordshire, England, United Kingdom
1610
March 24, 1610
Age 72
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