Sir Robert Dymoke, Champion of England

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Robert Dymoke

Birthdate: (83)
Birthplace: Scrivelsby Manor, Scrivelsby, Lincolnshire, England
Death: April 13, 1544 (83)
Haltham, Lincolnshire, England
Place of Burial: Haltham, Lincoln, England, UK
Immediate Family:

Son of Sir Thomas Dymoke, Esq. and Lady Margaret Dymoke
Husband of Anne Dymoke and Jane Dymoke
Father of Sir Edward Dymoke, Kt.; Arthur Dymoke; Margaret Manners (Dymoke) and Ursula Dymoke
Brother of Margaret Dymoke; Sir Lionel Dymoke, Knight, of Scrivelsby; Jane Fulnetby; Goodrick; Thomas Dymoke and 1 other

Occupation: King's Champion, Treasurer of the Kingdom, Knight and Sheriff of Lincolnshire
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About Sir Robert Dymoke, Champion of England

The estates forfeited by his father were restored to Sir Robert Dymoke (d. 1546), champion at the coronations of Richard III., Henry VII. and Henry VIII., who distinguished himself at the siege of Tournai and became treasurer of the kingdom.


Royal Champion at the coronation of kings Richard III, Henry VII and Henry VIII. Will proved 21 Apr 1545 in Halthasm [?], Lincolnshire.

Married 2: Jane CRESSNORE (b. ABT 1480) (dau. of Alexander Cressnore) ABT 1508, Scrivelsby, Lincolnshire, and had daus Margaret (m Vincent FULNETBY ABT 1520) and Maud (m ___ Hopton.


Buried Scriveslby / Baltham Church, Lincolnshire? Can't find any reference to a place called Baltham.


The Chapel of Scriveslby Court, a small quaint structure, has some parts at least five centuries old. Among its tombs is that of Sir Robert Dymoke, Champion of Richard II, Henry VI, and Henry VII. On the top of his tomb is a plate of brass, on which is a figure in full armour, recumbent, with helmet under his head and a lion at his feet; above the figure is a shield containing the family arms and beneath it is this inscription:

Here lyeth the body of Sir Robert Dymoke, of Scrivelsby, Knight and Baron who departed this life the 22d day of April, in the year of our Lord God MDIXV, upon whose soul Almighty God have mercy. Amen.


Married 1st Anne, dau and coheiress of John Sparrow of London.

Married 2nd Jane, dau of Alexander Cresnore.

Robert DYMOKE of Scrivelsby (Sir)

Born: ABT 1461, Scriveslby, Lincolnshire, England

Died: 13 Apr 1544

Buried: Scrivelsby Church / Baltham Church, Lincolnshire, England

Notes: Royal Champion at the coronation of kings Richard III, Henry VII and Henry VIII. Will proved 21 apr 1545 in Halthasm, Lincolnshire, England.

Father: Thomas DYMOKE (Sir Knight)

Mother: Margaret WELLES

Married 1: Anne SPARROW (b. ABT 1470) (dau. of John Sparrow of London)ABT 1490 / ABT 1498, Scrivelsby, Lincolnshire, England


1. Edward DYMOKE (Sir Knight)

2. Ursula DYMOKE

3. Margaret DYMOKE

4. Arthur DYMOKE

Married 2: Jane CRESSNORE (b. ABT 1480) (dau. of Alexander Cressnore) ABT 1508, Scrivelsby, Lincolnshire, England


5. Margaret DYMOKE

6. Maud DYMOKE


  1. Brass of Sir Robert Dymoke, Scrivelsby church


Son of Sir Thomas Dymoke and Eliz de Hebron Dymoke. Brother of Sir Lionel Dymoke and others. Was 6 yrs old when his fther was executed. Married Ann Sparrow dau of John Sparrow. Fought in Sieg. Tourney as Commander. Father of Sir Edward Dymoke.

Family links:

 Thomas Dymoke (1355 - 1422)
 Elizabeth De Hebron Dymoke (1375 - 1453)

Burial: Horncastle, St Mary churchyard Horncastle Lincolnshire, England

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Sir Robert Dymoke, Champion of England's Timeline

Scrivelsby, Lincolnshire, England
Age 20
Horncastle, Lincolnshire, UK
Age 47
Scrivelsby, Lincolnshire, England
Age 49
Horncastle, Lincolnshire, England
Age 49
Abt. 1510 of, Scriveslby, Lincolnshire, England
April 13, 1544
Age 83
Haltham, Lincolnshire, England
April 21, 1544
Age 83
Haltham, Lincoln, England, UK