He m. c1457 Margaret de Welles, 3rd da. of Lionel de Welles, 6th Baron Welles. He was Champion of England at the Coronation of King Edward IV 1461.
Early in 1470, Dymoke, his brother-in-law Richard Welles, 7th Lord Welles and his nephew Sir Robert Welles attacked the manor house of Sir Thomas Burgh, a Lincolnshire gentleman who was Edward IV’s Master of Horse. All three were summoned to London, but only Richard Welles and Dymoke complied under the assumption they both would receive a Royal Pardon. Welles and Thomas Dymoke were brought up from London with Edward's army, and they were beheaded on 12 Mar 1470, summarily executed by the Yorkists at Edgecote near Stamford, prior to the Battle of Losecote Field. Sir Robert Welles was captured and executed and the Welles estates were granted to William Hastings, Lord Hastings.
His son and heir Sir Robert Dymoke was restored to the his father's property and served as King's Champion at the coronation of Richard III, Henry VII, and Henry VIII.
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