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Elizabeth Rich (Jenkes)

Also Known As: "Crowell;Rich;"
Birthdate: (48)
Birthplace: London, Middlesex, England
Death: Died in St. Bartholomew, London, England
Place of Burial: Rochford,Essex,England
Immediate Family:

Daughter of William Jencks; William Jencks; Elizabeth Jencks and Elizabeth Jencks
Wife of Sir Richard Rich, Lord Chancellor of England and Lord Chancellor of England Sir Richard Rich, 1st Baron Rich of Leez
Mother of Hugh Rich; Elizabeth Peyton; Anne Pigott; Winifred North; Robert Rich, 2nd Baron Rich and 13 others
Sister of Hugh Jenks and John Jenks

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About Elizabeth Rich

The portrait in the profile is from: Artist: Workshop of Hans Holbein the Younger http://www.metmuseum.org/collection/the-collection-online/search/436669

Elizabeth Jenks was born in 1510.2 She was the daughter of William Jenks and Elizabeth Adams.1,2 She married Richard Rich, 1st Baron Rich.3 She died on 12 December 1558.2 Her married name became Rich.3

Children of Elizabeth Jenks and Richard Rich, 1st Baron Rich

  • Winifred Rich+3
  • Frances Rich+1 d. b 1580
  • Hugh Rich2 d. 1554
  • Edward Rich2
* Richard Rich2
* Margery Rich3
* Agnes Rich3
* Mary Rich3
  • Dorothy Rich3
* Elizabeth Rich3
* Ethelreda Rich3
  • Anne Rich3
 * Robert Rich, 2nd Baron Rich+3 b. c 1537, d. 27 Feb 1580/81
* Nicholas Rich2 b. 1550, d. 1600


  1. [S6] G.E. Cokayne; with Vicary Gibbs, H.A. Doubleday, Geoffrey H. White, Duncan Warrand and Lord Howard de Walden, editors, The Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain and the United Kingdom, Extant, Extinct or Dormant, new ed., 13 volumes in 14 (1910-1959; reprint in 6 volumes, Gloucester, U.K.: Alan Sutton Publishing, 2000), volume IV, page 78. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.
  2. [S3409] Caroline Maubois, "re: Penancoet Family," e-mail message to Darryl Roger Lundy, 2 December 2008. Hereinafter cited as "re: Penancoet Family."
  3. [S22] Sir Bernard Burke, C.B. LL.D., A Genealogical History of the Dormant, Abeyant, Forfeited, and Extinct Peerages of the British Empire, new edition (1883; reprint, Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Company, 1978), page 452. Hereinafter cited as Burkes Extinct Peerage.


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Elizabeth Rich's Timeline

London, Middlesex, England
St Lawrence Jewr, Middlesex, England, Great Britain
Age 19
Age 20
London, Midldesex, England
Age 24
London, Middlesex, England
Age 24
London, Middlesex, England
Age 24
February 1, 1537
Age 27
February 1, 1537
Age 27
Age 29
Essesx, England