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Richard Fowler KB (abt. 1466 - bef. 1528)

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Sir Richard Fowler KB
Born about in Rycote, Oxfordshire, , Englandmap
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Husband of — married in Buckinghamshire, Englandmap
Husband of — married in Great Haseley, Oxfordshire, , Englandmap
Father of
Died before in Trinity Church, London, , Englandmap
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Richard Fowler KB is a member of the royalty, nobility or aristocracy in the British Isles.
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Sir Richard Fowler (1466-1528) married Elizabeth Windsor, daughter of Thomas Windsor and Elizabeth Andrews.[1] His will was proven (by probate) on 10 November 1528.1 He was buried at Trinity Church, Queenhithe, London, England.

Sir Richard Fowler was High Sheriff of Oxfordshire in 1501 and was created a Knight of the Bath (K.B.) on 17 November 1501.

Children of Sir Richard Fowler and Elizabeth Windsor

  1. George Fowler
  2. Edward Fowler
  3. Anthony Fowler
  4. Bridget Fowler


  1. Collins, Peerage of England, p. 77

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On 24 Mar 2016 at 17:08 GMT Jess (White) White-Phillip wrote:

Dr. Edmund Fowler, A fragmentary history and genealogical record of some of the descendents of Henry Fowler of Eastchester, pages 9-10 - Sir Richard Fowler left a son and heir born circa 1456, viz : Sir Richard (Quartermayne) Fowler, styled de Weston, named after his grand uncle Sir Richard Quartermayne, who stood godfather at his christening and married his grand aunt Sibyll de Englefield. The large estates of the Quartermaynes came to Sir Richard Q. Fowler. Sir Richard Q. Fowler married for his first wife Elizabeth, daughter of Thomas, Lord Windsor, by whom he had I, George, died S. P.; II, Edward; III, Robert; IV, Thomas. By his second wife Joan, daughter of Sir John Shaa, Lord Mayor of London, 1501, he had one son, John, who was afterwards groom of the Privy Chamber to Edward VI.

On 24 Mar 2016 at 17:07 GMT Jess (White) White-Phillip wrote:

Dr. Edmund Fowler, A fragmentary history and genealogical record of some of the descendents of Henry Fowler of Eastchester, pages 9-10 - He engaged in businesss as a wool stapler in London, was Auditor of the Exchequer, and died A. D. 1528. Sir Richard Q. Fowler had large estates in Oxfordshire, among which were the manors of Ricot, Weston, and Sherburne Castle and Manor ; besides which he had the estates in Buckinghamshire which he inherited from his father. The village of Fowler in Oxfordshire is situated near these estates. He sold the Manor of Ricot to Sir John Heron, whose daughter and heiress his third son Robert married. This Robert Fowler was the progenitor of the Islington Fowlers, and bore the arms of his wife.

On 24 Mar 2016 at 17:06 GMT Jess (White) White-Phillip wrote:

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National Archives of the United Kingdom: Will of Sir Richard Fowler dated 10 January 1528, probated 12 November 1528. [Very Poor readability]

On 24 Mar 2016 at 17:05 GMT Jess (White) White-Phillip wrote:

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