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Hugh Rich

Birthdate: (25)
Birthplace: England
Death: November 1, 1554 (25)
Place of Burial: Felsted
Immediate Family:

Son of Sir Richard Rich, Lord Chancellor of England and Elizabeth Rich
Husband of Anne Deane
Brother of Elizabeth Peyton; Anne Pigott; Winifred North; Robert Rich, 2nd Baron Rich; Lady Frances Darcy (Rich) and 10 others
Half brother of Sir Nathaniel Rich, Illegitamate

Occupation: Sir
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About Hugh Rich

  • 1. Hon Sir Hugh Rich, Knight of the Bath at the Coronation of Queen Mary I 1553 (dvp. and sp. 1 Nov 1554), mar. Anne Wentworth (mar. (2) 12 Apr 1555 Henry FitzAlan, styled Lord Maltravers, only son and hr. ap. by his first wife of Henry [FitzAlan], 19th or 12th Earl of Arundel, and (3) c. 1576 William Deane, of Maplested, co. Essex; bur. 10 Jan 1580/1), 3rd dau. and cohrss. of Sir John Wentworth, of Gosfield, co. Essex, by his wife Anne Bettenham, dau. of John Bettenham, of Bickley, co. Kent
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  • Sir Hugh Rich1
  • M, #116513, d. before 1555
  • Last Edited=30 Sep 2003
  • Sir Hugh Rich married Ann Wentworth, daughter of Sir John Wentworth, before 1555.1 He died before 1555.1
  • Citations
  • 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 I, page 252. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.
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  • Hugh RICH
  • Born: 1529, England
  • Died: BEF 1555
  • Father: Richard RICH (1º B. Rich of Leez)
  • Mother: Elizabeth JENKINS
  • Married: Anne WENTWORTH (B. Maltravers)
  • From: RICH1
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  • (2) HENRY FitzAlan (1538-Brussels 30 Jun 1556, bur Brussels Cathedral). He was styled Lord Mautravers. He was ambassador to the king of Bohemia in 1556, where he caught a fever[127]. m (licence 12 Apr 1555) as her second husband, ANN Wentworth, widow of Sir HUGH Rich, daughter of Sir JOHN Wentworth of Gosfield, Essex (-bur 10 Jan 1581 Gosfield, Essex). She married thirdly ([1573/80]) as his first wife, William Deane.
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  • The Wentworth genealogy, comprising the origin of the name, the family in England, and a particular account of Elder William Wentworth, the emigrant, and of his descendants (1870)
  • *Sir Roger had the following issue:
    • 1. Sir Philip, of whom hereafter.
    • 2. Henry Wentworth, Esq., of Codham Hall, County Essex, the first of the family who settled in that county. He died 22 March, 1482-3, having had two wives. by the 2d, Jane, daughter of Henry Fitz Lewes, who survived him, he had no issue. By his first wife, Elizabeth, daughter and heir of Henry Howard( 2d son of Sir John Howard, by Mary, daughter of Sir Henry Hussey, of Co. Sussex, Kt.,) he had, with other issue, Sir Roger Wentworth, of Codham Hall, aforesaid, Sheriff of Essex and Hertfordshire in 1499, and died 9 August 1539, who married Anne, only daughter and heir of Humphrey Tyrrell, Esq., of Little Warley, Co. Essex. She died 28 August, 1534, leaving, with other issue, Sir John Wentworth, Kt., of Gosfield, Co. Essex, born 1494, died 15 September, 1567; he married Anne, daughter of John Bettenham, Esq., of Pluckley, Co. Kent, who was buried at Gosfield, Co. Essex, 30 November, 1595. They had two daughters. One of them, Anne, married three times: 1st. Sir Hugh Rich, 2d son of Lord Chancellor Rich, who died 1 November 1554; 2d. Henry Fitzallen, Lord Maltravers, who died in 1556; and 3d. Wm. Deane, Esq. Lady Maltravers was buried in Gosfield Church, 10 January, 1580-1. The other daughter of Sir John and Lady Anne Wentworth, viz., Mary, was married at Gosfield, 9 February, 1545-6, to Sir Thos. Wentworth, Kt., 2d Baron of Nettlestead. She died without issue, and evidently shortly after her marriage. (See forward to number 19 of this note for further account of her husband.)
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Hugh Rich's Timeline

November 1, 1554
Age 25
November 27, 1554
Age 25
August 1, 1992
Age 25
September 1, 1992
Age 25
September 24, 1992
Age 25