Sir Robert Denys, MP, of Holcombe

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Robert Dennis (Denys), MP

Also Known As: "Robert Denys", "Denys"
Birthdate:
Birthplace: Holcombe Burnell, Devon, England
Death: Died in Holcombe Burnell or Bicton, Devon, England
Place of Burial: Holcombe Burnell, Devon, England
Immediate Family:

Son of Sir Thomas Denys, MP and Elizabeth Denys
Husband of Mary Dennis and Margaret Dennis
Father of Anne Chichester; Gertrude Arundell; Philippa Drake; Thomas Denys, MP; Marjory Phillips and 7 others
Brother of Anna Dennis; George Dennis; Edward Dennis; Walter Dennis; Gabriel Dennis and 4 others
Half brother of Frances Cromwell

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About Sir Robert Denys, MP, of Holcombe

Family and Education

b. by 1530, 1st s. of Sir Thomas Denys by 2nd w. m. (1) by 4 Apr. 1552, Mary, da. of William Blount, 4th Lord Mountjoy, 2da.; (2) by 12 Oct. 1555, Margaret, da. of (Sir) William Godolphin of Godolphin, Cornw. at least 3s. inc. Sir Thomas† 4da. Kntd. by 16 Nov. 1557, suc. fa. 18 Feb. 1561.1

Offices Held

  • Feodary, duchy of Lancaster, Devon 1556-10 Dec. 1566, 7 Dec. 1568-27 July 1590; sheriff, Devon 1557-8, 1567-8; j.p. 1558/59-d.; recorder, Exeter 1572-d.2
  • founder of the Livery Dole Almshouses in Exeter, Devon, England

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Sir Robert Denys, MP, of Holcombe's Timeline

1528
1528
Holcombe Burnell, Devon, England
1545
1545
Age 17
Newport, Devon, England
1546
1546
Age 18
Holcombe Burnell, Devon, England
1555
1555
Age 27
1559
1559
Age 31
Devon, England
1561
March 26, 1561
Age 33
Holbombe-Burnel, Bicton, Devon, England
1564
1564
Age 36
England
1565
1565
Age 37
Devon, UK
1570
1570
Age 42
Of Holcombe Burnel, Bicton, Devon, England
1572
1572
Age 44
Of Holcombe Burnel, Bicton, Devon, England