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Richard Fiske (abt. 1524 - 1572)

Richard Fiske aka Fyske
Born about in Suffolk, Englandmap
Son of [father unknown] and [mother unknown]
[sibling(s) unknown]
[spouse(s) unknown]
[children unknown]
Died in Laxfield, Suffolk, Englandmap
Profile last modified | Created 6 Jan 2010
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Biography

Richard was the son of Geoffrey (Richard) and Alice Dalling Fiske; he was born ca 1524.[1] She was buried on 16 Jan 1597/8 at Laxfield, Suffolk, England.[1]

He resided in Laxfield but was not taxed in 1522-24; he was taxed 2s. 8d. at Laxfield, on lands valued at L1, in the subsidy of 1567-68.[1]

Richard made his last Will on 07 Sep 1572; it was proved on 05 Nov 1572 in Laxfield.[1]

He styled himself, Richard Fyske, "sevemaker" of Laxfelde and mentioned ...[2]

- wife Agnes, to educate and bring up his children
- daughters, Marie, Margaret, Anne and Elizabeth
- father-in-law, Edmunde Crispe
- brother, Robert Fiske, to be supervisor of Will
executors: wife Agnes & son Elie=Elye
witnesses: John Fiske, Jefferie Fiske, Nicholas Fiske, John Elwis, Nicholas Lane and John Petyver

Children

Listed in the order in which they were named in his 1572 will:[2]

  1. Marie Fiske; (perhaps the Marye Fyske, "single woman" buried: 18 Nov 1597 Laxfield)
  2. Margaret Fiske
  3. Anne Fiske
  4. Elizabeth Fiske, m to Wollffran Balldreye [Wolfram Baldry]
  5. Elye/Elie/Elias Fiske b ca 1572: m Alice (widow of Cowper)

Research Notes

Moriaty says that Pierce's book is of little value for information about the Fiske family in England because it contains numerous errors, omissions of important details, and erroneous conclusions. [3]

Moriarty also says that Henry Ffiske's The Fiske Family Papers published in Norwich in 1902, contains pedigrees that are "often erroneous and misleading". [3]

Sources

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 Hyde, Myrtle Stevens. "A Re-Examination of the Fiske Family of Suffolk, England, Ancestral to Some Early New England Families." New England Historical and Genealogical Register, Volume 170, 2016. Page 346. (Online database: AmericanAncestors.org, New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2001-2018.) https://www.americanancestors.org/DB202/i/46418/346/66131890
  2. 2.0 2.1 Moriarty, G. Andrews. "Genealogical Research in England. The Fiske Family. "New England Historical and Genealogical Register, Volume 88, 1934. Page 145. (Online database: AmericanAncestors.org, New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2001-2018.) https://www.americanancestors.org/DB202/i/11709/145/0
  3. 3.0 3.1 "The Fiske Family", Genealogical Research in England by G. Andrews Moriarty, Contributor, Communications by Committee on English and Foreign Research; published in New England Historical and Genealogical Register by New England Historic Genealogical Society v86 p406-7; AmericanAncestors.org online database - subscription required; accessed 25 July 2016




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I'm okaying the merge of this profile & changing the death date to 1572. the 1597/8 date is when his wife was buried (16 Jan 1697/8). per NEHGR v.88 p. 145-6.

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