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John Chichester

Birthplace: Raleigh, Devonshire, England
Death: December 25, 1498 (74)
Raleigh, Devonshire, England
Immediate Family:

Son of Sir John Chichester, Knight at Agincourt, Sheriff of Devonshire and Alice Chichester, Heiress Of Widworthy
Brother of Richard Chichester, Esq.; Thomasine Chichester and Margaret Chichester

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About John Chichester

  • John Chichester1
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  • John Chichester is the son of John Chichester and Alice Wotton.1 He married Eliazbeth Dymock, daughter of Richard Dymock.1
  • He was ancestor of the Chichesters of Hall.1
  • Citations
  • [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 1157. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  • From: ____________________________
  • The Visitations of the County of Devon: Comprising ..., Volume 1, Pages 1-452 edited by John Lambrick Vivian
  • Pg.172
  • .... etc.
  • Sir John Chichester, Lord of Treverbin, Co. Cornwall, and of Beggerskewish and Donwer, co. Somerset, assumed the arms of Raleigh,(6) named in the Inq. taken on the death of his widow and son. = Thomasin, da. & h. of Sir John de Ralegh, survived her husband and remar. Sir William Talbot. She died on Monday next after the feast of St. Peter ad Vincula, 1402. Inq. p.m. 5 Hen, IV, No. 36. ; ch: Sir John (m. Alice Wotton) Chichester
    • Sir John Chichester, son and heir, aged 17 years at his mother's death. Served at the battle of Agincourt in the retinue of Le Sieur de Harrington, d. 14 Dec. 1437. Inq. p.m. 16 Hen. VI, No. 55. = Alice, da. & coh. of John Wotton of Widowrthy, named in the Inq. taken on the death of her husband as deceased. ; ch: Richard (m. Margaret Keynes & Elizabeth Sapcott), John (m. Elizabeth Dymock) Chichester
      • John Chichester. = Elizabeth, da. & coh. of Richard Dymock. ; ch: a Vide page 176. (Richard Chichester)
      • (4)Richard Chichester, son & heir, aged 14 years on 22 Feb. 1438, Sheriff of Devon 1469 and 1475, d. 25 Dec., 1496. Inq. p.m. 14 Hen. VII, No. 8. M.I. at Pilton. = Margaret, da. of Sir Nicholas Keynes of Winkleigh. ch: A (Pg.173 Margaret (m. John Hensley), Elizabeth (m. John Berry), Hugh (m. Elizabeth Trenchard), John (m. Thomasin Steyning), Nicholas (m. Christian Pawlet) Chichester. ; = Elizabeth, da. of Sir John Sapcott, 2 wife, named in the Inq. taken on the death of her husband, then living, ob.s.p.
    • ¹ This descent to Sir John Chichester is from the History of the family of Chichester printed by Sir Alexander P. B. Chichester, Bart.
    • ² This descent to the italic is from Harl. MS. 1538, fo. 256, and the College of Arms.
    • ³ Left out in Harl. MS. 1538, fo. 256.
    • (4) Harl. MS. 3288, fo. 158.
    • (5) This descent is from Harl. MS. 1538, fo. 256.
    • (6) The ancient arms of Chichester were:—Ermine, a canton Sa.
  • .... etc.
  • Pg.176
    • Vide p. 172.
  • son of John Chichester. & Elizabeth Dymock. a.
  • Richard Chichester, named in the Inq. taken on the death of his daughter-in-law Thomasine Chichester. = ; ch: Richard (m. Thomasine de Hall) Chichester
    • ¹Richard Chichester of Hall, named in the Inq. taken on the death of his wife. = ¹Thomasine, da. of Simon de Hall, who had Hall settled upon her at her marriage, d. on Tuesday the feast of St. Margaret the Virgin, 1502. Inq. p.m. 18 Hen. VII, No. 63 ; ch: Chirstian (m. ... Hyde & ... Paslew), Anne (m. Robert Pollard), Agnes (m. William Strachley), John (son and heir, aged 20 years and more at the death of his mother.), James (m. Elizabeth Gough) Chichester
      • ¹James Chichester of Hall, d. on Sunday after the feast of St. James the Apostle, 1548. Inq. p.m. W. & L. 2 Edw. VI, vol. iv, page 61. = Elizabeth, da. and coh. of Richard Gough of Aldercombe, named in the Inq. taken on the death of her husband. ; ch: Robert (m. Ellen Acland), Thomas (eldest son, d. s.p. v.p.) Chichester
        • .... etc.
    • * * * The portion of the pedigree on this page printed in italic is a copy of the Original Visitation of Devon 1620, harl. MS. 1163, fo. 187.
    • ¹ Harl. MS. 5185, fo. 75.
    • ² .... etc. ______________________
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John Chichester's Timeline

February 23, 1424
Raleigh, Devonshire, England
December 25, 1498
Age 74
Raleigh, Devonshire, England