Sir Anthony Chester, 2nd Baronet Chester of Chicheley

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Anthony Chester, 2nd Baronet of Chicheley

Birthplace: Chicheley, Buckinghamshire, England (United Kingdom)
Death: February 1652 (58)
Place of Burial: Chichley
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Son of Anthony Chester, 1st Baronet of Chicheley and Elizabeth (1st Wife) Chester
Husband of Elizabeth Chester
Father of Sir Anthony Chester, MP, 3rd Baronet; William Chester; Penelope Chester; Alice Chester; Dorothy Fisher and 7 others
Brother of Judith Chester; Robert Chester; William Chester; John Chester; Mary Bell and 4 others
Half brother of Robert Chester

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About Sir Anthony Chester, 2nd Baronet Chester of Chicheley

Sir Anthony Chester, 2nd Bt. was baptised on 25 March 1593 at Chicheley, Buckinghamshire, England.1 He was the son of Sir Anthony Chester, 1st Bt. and Elizabeth Boteler.1 He married Elizabeth Peyton, daughter of Sir John Peyton and Alice Peyton, in 1623, without his father's consent.1 He died circa February 1651/52.1 He was buried on 15 February 1651/52 at Chicheley, Buckinghamshire, England.1


Sir Anthony Chester, 2nd Bt. was admitted to Gray's Inn on 25 October 1615.1 He succeeded to the title of 2nd Baronet Chester, of Chicheley, co. Bucks [E., 1620] on 1 December 1635.1 He held the office of Sheriff of Buckinghamshire from 1636 to 1637.1 He fought in the Battle of Naseby, commanding a troop of horse for the Royalists.1 In 1646 he fled to Holland to escape arrest.1 In 1650 he returned home.1 He had twelve other children.1

Child of Sir Anthony Chester, 2nd Bt. and Elizabeth Peyton

  • Sir Anthony Chester, 3rd Bt.+1 b. c 1632, d. 15 Feb 1697/98


  • [S15] George Edward Cokayne, editor, The Complete Baronetage, 5 volumes (no date (c. 1900); reprint, Gloucester, U.K.: Alan Sutton Publishing, 1983), volume I, page 138. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Baronetage.
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